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Sennheiser MKH 8040 STEREOSET Cardioid Condenser, Stereo Set

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MKH8040 matched stereo pair that offers a frequency response of 30Hz-50kHz and can handle most any application. This pair of microphones will save the day if you are recording in a room with poor acoustics! They offer impressive clarity with a simple yet profound modular design that cuts self-noise and distortion to the barest minimum.


  • Microphone Head MKHC 8040
  • XLR Module MZX 8000
  • Microphone Clip MZQ 8000
  • Windshield MZW 8000
  • User Manual
  • Aluminum Transport Case


  • Cardioid pick-up pattern
  • Modular design
  • Wide frequency response
  • Symmetrical transducer with 2 backplates for extremely low distortion
  • Extremely low inherent self-noise
  • Accurate directional pattern
  • Non-reflective Nextel coating
  • Ideal as a spot microphone and for surround recordings
  • 19mm in diameter and 3.5" long


  • Dimensions: Ø 19mm, L 41mm (74mm with XLR Module)
  • Frequency Response: 30 to 50,000 Hz
  • Weight: 25g (55g 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: 48V +- 4V
  • Equivalent Noise Level: 13 dB
  • Equivalent Noise Level Weighted as per CCIR 468-3: 22 dB
  • Maximum Sound Pressure Level (Passive): 142 dB SPL
  • Current Consumption: 3.3 mA

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