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Sennheiser MKH8040 Modular Cardioid Mic
  • Sennheiser MKH8040 Modular Cardioid Mic
  • Sennheiser MKH8040 Modular Cardioid Mic
  • Sennheiser MKH8040 Modular Cardioid Mic
  • Sennheiser MKH8040 Modular Cardioid Mic
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Sennheiser MKH8040 Modular Cardioid Mic

Manufacturer: Sennheiser

Item #: MKH8040   •   MFG #: MKH 8040


List Price:$1,499.00
Our Price:$1,199.95

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The cardioid MKH 8040 is suitable for almost any application. It considerably reduces pick-up of a reverberant room. This is very helpful in rooms with poor acoustics or when disturbing sounds impinge mainly from the rear.

  • Features

    • Cardioid pick-up pattern
    • Modular design
    • Wide frequency response 30 to 50.000 Hz
    • Symmetrical transducer with 2 backplates providing extremely low distortion
    • Extremely low inherent self-noise
    • Accurate directional pattern
    • Non reflective Nextel coating
    • Ideal as a spot microphone and for surround recordings
    • Also available in stereo pairs
  • Specifications

    • Current Consumption: 3,3 mA
    • Pick Up Pattern: cardioid
    • Frequency Response: 30 - 50000 Hz
    • Sensitivity: 20 mV/Pa (-34 dBV/Pa)
    • Nominal Impedance: 25 Ohm
    • Min Terminating Impedance: 1000 Ohm
    • Equivalent Noise Level: 13 dB
    • Max Spl: 142 dB SPL
    • Supply Current: 48 V +/- 4 V
    • Dimensions: diameter 19 mm, length 41 mm (74 mm including XLR module)
    • Weight: 25 g (55 g including XLR module)
  • Item Includes

    • Microphone head MKHC 8040.
    • XLR module MZX 8000.
    • Microphone clip MZQ 8000.
    • Windshield MZW 8000.
    • User manual.
    • Aluminium transport case.

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