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Sennheiser Compact Cardioid Condenser Mic

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MKH 8040

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Versatile cardioid microphone. Especially suited to applications in rooms with poor acoustics or when disturbing sounds impinge mainly from the rear. Balanced frequency response. Extremely low distortion.

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 extremly low distortion

  • Extremly low inherent self-noise

  • Aaccurate directional pattern

  • Non reflective Nextel coating

  • Ideal as a spot microphone and for surround recordings



TECHNICAL DATA:

Dimensions: 19 mm, L 41 mm (74 mm with XLR module)
Frequency response: 30 - 50000 Hz
Weight: 25 g (55 g with XLR module)
Audio output: XLR-3M balanced, transformerless, floating
Sensitivity in free field, no load (1kHz): 20 mV/Pa (-34 dBV/Pa)
Nominal impedance: 25 Ohms
Min. terminating impedance: 1000 Ohms
Phantom powering: 48 V +/- 4 V
Equivalent noise level: 13 dB
Equivalent noise level weighted as per CCIR 468-3: 22 dB
Maximum sound pressure level (passiv): 142 dB SPL
Current consumption: 3,3 mA


What's in the box?

  • Microphone head MKHC 8040

  • XLR module MZX 8000

  • Microphone clip MZQ 8000

  • Windshield MZW 8000

  • User manual

  • Aluminium transport case
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