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Article No. 506289

MKH 8040

Overview

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.

Features09

  • 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

Top Specs

  • DimensionsØ 19 mm, L 41 mm (74 mm with XLR module)
  • Weight (g)25 g (55 g with XLR module)
  • Audio OutputXLR-3M balanced, transformerless, floating
  • Polar PatternCardioid
  • Transducer principleRF condenser microphone
Tech Specs
Product
  • Polar Pattern
    Cardioid
  • Transducer principle
    RF condenser microphone
Frequency Specifications
  • Frequency response
    30 - 50000 Hz
Acoustic Properties
  • Equivalent Noise Level
    13 dB
Inputs/Outputs
  • Audio Output
    XLR-3M balanced, transformerless, floating
Battery & Power
  • Phantom Powering
    48 V +/- 4 V
Electrical Properties
  • Nominal Impedance
    25 Ω
  • Min_Terminating_Impedance
    1000 Ω
Dimensions
  • Dimensions
    Ø 19 mm, L 41 mm (74 mm with XLR module)
  • Height (mm)
    82
  • Length (mm)
    245
  • Master Carton Height (mm)
    388
  • Master Carton Length (mm)
    354
  • Master Carton Weight (g)
    517.558
  • Master Carton Width (mm)
    354
  • Weight (g)
    25 g (55 g with XLR module)
  • Width (mm)
    170
  • Package Depth
    68
  • Package Height
    351
  • Package Weight
    858
  • Package Width
    137
Downloads07
What's in the box06
  • Microphone head MKHC 8040
  • XLR module MZX 8000
  • Microphone clip MZQ 8000
  • Windshield MZW 8000
  • User manual
  • Transport case
Accessories and spare parts03

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