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Sennheiser MKH 8040 Stereo Pair

2x Condenser High-frequency Microphones

  • Cardioid
  • Modular design
  • 30-50000 Hz
  • 142 dB SPL
  • 25 Ohm
  • Extremely low noise
  • Matt coating
  • Incl. MZQ 8000 microphone holder
  • MZW 8000 windscreen and aluminium case
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  • Bossa Reverb
  • Bossa Dry
  • Cymbals
  • Strumming Reverb
  • Strumming Dry
  • Woodblocks
  • Woodblocks Reverb

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Battery Powered No
Directional Microphone No
Stereo Pair Yes
switchable lowcut No
switchable pad No
characteristic kidney
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Great Micro!

monstair, 27.09.2012
Finally, something in the sound league between Neumann and Schoeps. Not quite as dark as KM140 / KM184 not quite as bright as a CMC6 with MK4, just in between.
The basic characteristic is natural and plastic, the basic noise is completely irrelevant for critical recording in the diffuse field. Apart from this - the processing quality is perfect, the finish completely Gala / orchestral also not quite insignificant ...
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Awesome performance for sound effects and ambiences

11.01.2016
I use this pair of MKH 8040 all the time When recording sound effects and ambiences. In my sound effects recording room I Particularly enjoy That They capture frequencies up to 50 kHz so During sound design pitch down manipulation they keep fidelity in the high frequency range since Previously inaudible sound is brought into audible range. I've put together a video Comparing what difference the 50 kHz husband Compared to most microphones That capture at up to 20 kHz: https: // [LINK]

For ambiences I use this pair of microphones in ORTF configuration in a Blimp Rycote.

Very manageable size, great build quality and They sound great. Quite price, however.
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