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Sennheiser MKH40

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PDFMKH40 Specifications (pdf)

The MKH 40 has a large number of applications, for example as a main microphone, especially in lightly reverberant or acoustically less perfect rooms, with instrumental groups or for speech applications. Its wide-angled, neutral directional characteristics and high level of reverse attenuation ensure an exceptionally balanced sound.


  • Pressure gradient microphone with cardioid pick-up pattern
  • Maximum front to back ratio
  • Exceptionally low inherent self-noise
  • Symmetrical transducer technology ensures extremely low distortion
  • Transformerless and fully floating balanced output
  • High sensitivity
  • Switchable roll-off filter to compensate for proximity effects at a distance of approx. 0.5 m
  • Switchable pre-attenuation

Pick-up Pattern Cardioid Equivalent Noise Level (A-weighted) 12 (18) dB
Frequency Response 40 Hz–20 kHz Equivalent Noise Level (CCIR-weighted) 21 (27) dB
Sensitivity @ 1 kHz 25 (8) mV/Pa ± 1 dB Nominal Impedance 150 Ω
Max. SPL 134 (142) dB Min Terminating Impedance 1 kΩ
Dimensions (Ø x h) 24.9 x 152.9 mm (0.98" x 6.02") Weight 99.2 g (3.5 oz)
Values in parentheses with attenuator switched on (-10 dB)
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