The MKH-8040 Compact Cardioid Condenser Microphone from Sennheiser is a professional low-profile condenser microphone for capturing vocals, instruments and ambiance in recording and sound reinforcement applications. The modular design consists of the MKHC-8040 cardioid capsule and the MZX-8000 XLR module output stage.
The cardioid capsule minimises feedback and off-axis audio. The symmetrical transducer with two back-plates yields extremely low distortion. The wide frequency response provides exceptional detail and transparency. With its pristine audio quality and compact design the MKH-8040 is great for many applications.
The cardioid polar pattern yields a generous pickup area while minimising off-axis noise and feedback.
The modular design consists of the MKHC-8040 cardioid capsule and the MZX-8000 XLR module output stage.
The capsule features a symmetrical transducer with two back-plates resulting in extremely low distortion.
Wide Frequency Response
A wide frequency response of 30Hz to 50kHz ensures accurate reproduction of instruments, ambiance, vocals, etc.
|Frequency Range||35 Hz to 50 kHz|
|Equivalent Noise Level||13 dB A-Weighted
22 dB CCIR
|Maximum SPL||142 dB SPL|
|Load Impedance||1000 Ohms|
|Output Connectors||1 x 3-Pin XLR|
|Operating Current Consumption||3.3 mA|
|Operating Voltage||48 V ± 4 V|
|Operating Temperature||-10 to 60°C|
In The Box
- MKH 8040 Microphone Head
- MZX 8000 XLR Module for MKH-8000 Capsules
- MZQ-8000 Standard Microphone Clip for MKH-8000 Microphones
- MZW-8000 Windscreen for MKH8000 Series Microphones
- Aluminium Transport Case
- Limited 2-Year Warranty