Professional dynamic instrument microphone

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Sound in motion

The D40 professional instrumental microphone with its solid all-metal body will stand up to the hardships of night-after-night onstage use with a smile. Its patented Varimotion diaphragm uses a unique laminated material to damp high resonance peaks, leading to a quantum leap in audio performance. The transducer is protected by a sturdy wire-mesh cap and can take extremely high sound pressure levels with ease.

An integrated stand adapter in combination with the included H440 mounting bracket makes the D40 a highly versatile tool for use on drums, percussion, wind instruments and guitar amps.

Varenr. 2815X00050


Type Dynamic pressure gradient microphone
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Audio frequency bandwidth 50 - 20000 Hz
Sensitivity at 1000 Hz 2.5 mV/Pa (–52 dBV re 1 V/Pa)
Equivalent noise level 18 dB(A) (IEC 60268-4)
Max. SPL for 1 % / 3 % THD 147 dB SPL / 156 dB SPL
Electrical impedance at 1000 Hz ≥ 600 Ohms
Recommended load impedance ≥ 2000 Ohms


Length 104 mm
Height 79 mm
Diameter 44 mm
Net Weight 245 g


Body metal
Finish dark stage blue

Audio Output

Type Balanced XLR
Gender Male
Contacts 3-pin


Live Instrument Ja


Drums / Percussion Ja
Guitar Amps / Bass Amps Ja
  • 1 x D40 Microphone
  • 1 x H440 Adapter Plate
  • 1 x Microphone Bag

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