SR40

40kHz Cardioid Instrument Microphone

Precision engineered cardioid condenser designed for acoustic string instruments, brass, woodwinds, piano, vocals and drums

  • Extended 40kHz flat frequency response

  • Cardioid polar pattern

  • Handles up to 139dB SPL without distortion

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  • Extended frequency response to 40kHz
  • Multi-purpose directional microphone
  • More gain before feedback than other microphones
  • Less leakage
  • Textbook perfect cardioid polar pattern with natural on and off-axis performance
  • Provides excellent results for both live performance and recording applications
  • Extreme accuracy in the time domain for faithful reproduction and no smearing or distortion
  • Transparent sound quality
  • Shorter diaphragm settling time to prevent quieter attacks from being blurred by earlier louder attacks
  • 150Hz – 40kHz frequency response, revealing subtleties in the sound that are non-existent from microphones with less high frequency range, and enabling musical performances to exhibit greater depth and realism
  • The exceptional rear rejection performance enables the SR40 to easily isolate instruments in a recording or live performance setting, thus minimizing acoustic bleed

Frequency Response: 100Hz to 40kHz

Polar Pattern: Cardioid

Sensitivity: 20mV/Pa (-34dBV/Pa)

Power Requirements: 24-48V Phantom, 10mA

Max Acoustic Input: 139dB SPL

Output: Male XLR-3 balanced (pin 2+)

Output Impedance: 65Ω balanced (between pins 2 & 3)

Min Output Load: 600Ω between pins 2 & 3

Noise: 16dB SPL equivalent (A weighted)

Dimensions L x D: 250mm x x 22mm (9.84 x .860 inches)

Weight: .5 lb (225g)

SR40 40kHz multi-purpose cardioid condenser microphone

SR40mp 40kHz multi-purpose cardioid condenser microphone – matched pair

SR40/HC 40kHz multi-purpose hypercardioid condenser microphone

SR40/HCmp 40kHz multi-purpose hypercardioid condenser microphone – matched pair

 

  • Acoustic String Instruments
  • Bass Amp
  • Brass/Woodwinds
  • Choir
  • Drums/Percussion
  • Guitar Amp
  • Live Vocals
  • Piano
  • Studio Vocals
  • Mc1 Microphone Clip
  • SRW4 Foam Windscreen

 

Additional Accessories Available

  • SRW1 Black Aluminum Windscreen

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Recording

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“The Earthworks SR40 has a very natural sound; it’s a clean and very articulate microphone.”

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ProSoundNetwork

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“Stringed acoustic instruments and percussion with the SR40 delivered equally pleasing results and, with the matched stereo pair, spacious and wide imaging was easily achieved.”

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The off-axis sound is every bit as clear as the direct signal.

Simon Tillbrook, ProSoundNetwork

The Earthworks SR40 has a very natural sound; it’s a clean and very articulate microphone.

Dave Martin, Recording