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Cardioid microphone with great rear pick up rejection, wide angle front pick up and very low self noise. The MKH 40 works very well in lightly reverberant and less than ideal rooms. Comes with shock mount and windshield. Black anodised finish.

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Sennheiser MKH40 a little on the dark side?

...this is seemingly where most discussion on the neutral, flat, uncoloured mics seems to take place. I just recently bought an MKH40 off eBay for a good price. While I like it, and it is by all accounts the most natural, flattest mic I currently own, I am just slightly surprised at a certain, well,...

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SDC's without the high freq bump

Flat response cardioid - Sennheiser MKH 40 kfhkh

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Gefell M310 and other supercardioids/cardioids for location sound and music recording

...but I needed finances for a Sony camera... I will buy it back some day or maybe not - since MKH40 is also good for narration and vocals and even better for solo instruments... After I had the experience with MKH40 (and 60 and 70 on location work) I fell in love with those...

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