Sennheiser MKH-8040 Compact Cardioid Condenser Microphone

SKU: 506289

The Sennheiser MKH-8040 Cardioid Microphone is a professional low-profile condenser 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 minimizes 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 ideal for almost any application.

Regular price $1,853.86
Regular price -29% $2,599.00 Sale price $1,853.86
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Features

Cardioid Pickup
The cardioid polar pattern yields a generous pickup area while minimizing off-axis noise and feedback.
Modular Design
The modular design consists of the MKHC-8040 cardioid capsule and the MZX-8000 XLR module / output stage.
Symmetrical Transducer
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.

 

Technical Data

Transducer Condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 15Hz - 50kHz
Dynamic Range (Typical) Not Specified By Manufacturer
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 22dB
Maximum Input Sound Level 142dB SPL
Power Requirements 48V +/- 4V
Output Impedance Nominal: 25 Ohm 
Min. Terminating: 1000 Ohm
Output Connectors 3-pin XLR
Pad No
Low Frequency Roll-Off No
Dimensions (LxDiameter) 1.61 x 0.74" (41 x 19mm)
Weight .88 ozs - 1.93 ozs with XLR Module (25 g - 55 g with XLR Module)
  • Microphone head MKHC 8040
  • XLR module MZX 8000
  • Microphone clip MZQ 8000
  • Windshield MZW 8000
  • User manual
  • Aluminium transport case
  • Sennheiser Warranty