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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.

  • 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

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Specifications
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
Accessories
  • Accessories for MKH 8040 Stereoset (506290)
    Microphone clamp, black

    Microphone clamp, black

    MZQ 1

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  • Accessories for MKH 8040 (506289)
    Microphone clamp, black

    Microphone clamp, black

    MZQ 1

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Downloads

  • Safety Guides
    • Safety instructions MKH 8020, 8040, 8050, 8090 (910 KB) Download

  • Quick Guides
    • Quick guide MKH 8040, MKH 8040 Stereoset (440 KB) Download

  • Instruction Manual
    • Instruction manual MKH 8040 Stereo (710 KB) Download

    • Instruction manual MKH 8040 (630 KB) Download

    • Manual Windscreens and Accessories (1.8 MB) Download

  • Digital Brochures
    • Microphone and accessories overview MKH 8000 Series (190 KB) Download

    • Brochure MKH 8000 Series (1.9 MB) Download

    • The MKH Story (1.1 MB) Download

  • EU Declaration of Conformity
    • EU Declaration of conformity MKH 8020, 8040, 8050, 8060, 8070 und 8090 (480 KB) Download