The Sennheiser 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 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 Sennheiser MKH 8040 is great for many applications.
The cardioid polar pattern yields a generous pickup area while minimizing 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.
Sennheiser MKH 8040 Features
- Polar Pattern: Cardioid
- Frequency Range: 35 Hz to 50 kHz
- Equivalent Noise Level
- 13 dB A-Weighted
- 22 dB CCIR
- Maximum SPL: 142 dB SPL
- Impedance: 25 Ohms
- 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: 14.00 to 140.00°F / -10 to 60°C
- Length: 2.95″ / 75 mm
- Diameter: 0.75″ / 19 mm
- Weight: 1.94 oz / 55 g