The AKG D40 Cardioid Instrument Microphone is a rugged, road-worthy solution for capturing drums, percussion, guitar amplifiers, keyboard amplifiers and wind instruments in recording or live sound reinforcement applications.
The D40 features a cardioid polar pattern which is effective in minimizing off-axis feedback and noise by providing a focused pickup pattern. The patented AKG Varimotion diaphragm enhances audio quality and results in pristine audio reproduction.
The all metal construction and steel-mesh grille make the D40 rugged and able to withstand the rigors of life on the road. An integrated stand adapter and standard H 440 mounting bracket are included for mounting onto snare drums, tom-toms, etc.