Earthworks Audio SR40mp is a matched pair
of SR40 microphones. The SR40 is a 40kHz High Definition Microphone™
Microphone that offers a wealth of features—most notably an extended
high frequency response, extremely fast impulse response, short diaphragm
settling time, near-perfect cardioid polar pattern, and high rejection
of sounds from the rear of the microphone—the new SR40 makes an
exceptional choice for a myriad of miking applications from drum overheads
to miking a guitar cabinet, or as a solo microphone.
Equally significant, the Earthworks Audio
SR40 offers an extremely fast impulse response that enables the microphone
to acquire fast transients far more accurately. The exceptionally short
diaphragm setting time allows the Earthworks Audio SR40 to reveal subtle
low level nuances in sound that other microphones mask.
The Earthworks Audio SR40 offers a 30Hz – 40kHz frequency
response. Considering that very few microphones offer a frequency response
above 20kHz, audio professionals will quickly notice subtleties in the
sound that are simply non-existent from microphones with less high frequency
range. Suddenly, high frequency overtones spring to life—enabling,
for example, an acoustic guitarist’s performance to exhibit greater
depth and realism.
Earthworks Audio SR40 has a near-perfect cardioid polar
pattern ensures that the microphone will not beam or spotlight and provides
significantly more gain before feedback than conventional microphones.
This near-perfect polar response also enables vocalists or instruments
at the sides of the microphone (at 45- or 90-degrees) to have the same
pristine sound quality as those at the front of the microphone. This near-perfect
polar response also facilitates the use of fewer microphones with closer
placement to the source, enabling yet additional gain before feedback
in live sound applications.
The Earthworks Audio SR40’s high SPL handling and
rear rejection are additional noteworthy attributes. With an acoustic
input rating of 145dB SPL, the new SR40 is a first-rate performer when
it comes to capturing loud sound sources. Be it a guitar cabinet or a
close miked trumpet or saxophone, the Earthworks Audio SR40 is ideally
suited to handle challenging instruments. Similarly, the exceptional rear
rejection performance enables the Earthworks Audio SR40 to easier isolate
instruments in a recording or live performance setting, thus minimizing
The Earthworks Audio SR40 comes in a black finish, requires
48-volt phantom power and has an optional screw-on windscreen. The Earthworks
Earthworks Audio SR40 is a robust microphone with the ability to handle
a diverse range of recording and sound reinforcement tasks.