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Sennheiser MKH 8040 Cardioid Microphone - 506289

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SKU: 506289

Sennheiser MKH 8040 Cardioid Microphone - 506289

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Sennheiser MKH 8040 Cardioid Microphone - 506289

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.


Due to its cardioid pick-up pattern the MKH 8040 is perfectly suitable for a wide range of applications. It features a balanced frequency response throughout the whole pick-up pattern, as well as a significantly reduced pick-up of rear sound without depriving it of its natural timbre: Very valuable talents when used 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 – 50,000 Hz

  • Extremely low distortion

  • Extremely low inherent self-noise

  • Balanced frequency response within the pick-up pattern

  • Very even directional diagram

  • Non-reflective Nextel® coating

  • Ideal as a spot microphone and for surround recordings

  • Timbrally identical with the other 8000-series microphones for optimum aural compatibility

 
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




Key Features

TECHNICAL DATA

 

  • Dimensions
    Ø 19 mm, L 41 mm (74 mm with XLR module) 
  • Transducer principle (Microphone)
    RF condenser microphone 
  • Frequency response
    30 - 50000 Hz 
    • Weight
      25 g (55 g with XLR module) 
    • Audio output
      XLR-3M balanced, transformerless, floating 
    • Pick-up pattern
      cardioid 
    • Sensitivity in free field, no load (1kHz)
      20 mV/Pa (-34 dBV/Pa) 
    • Nominal impedance
      25 Ω 
    • Min. terminating impedance
      1000 Ω 
    • 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

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