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Earthworks PM40

A dedicated piano microphone system designed to capture the natural and nuanced sound of pianos with exceptional accuracy and clarity, utilizing high-quality omnidirectional condenser microphone capsules and specialized mounting hardware to provide precise and balanced sound reproduction, making it an ideal choice for recording studios, concert halls, and professional piano performances to capture the full richness and dynamics of the instruments.

Brand: Earthworks

Model: PM40 – Piano Mic

Manufacture URL: https://earthworksaudio.com/products/microphones/pianomic-series/pm40/

The manual is available to download by clicking “Article Attachments” below. The most up-to-date information will be found on the manufacturer’s website. Please note this manual and images used are for educational purposes only.

Access & Usage

Pick-Up Location: The Conservatorium of MusicCON111 – Tech Office

Induction(s) Required:

  • L1 General Induction
  • L2 City Performance & Rehearsal Studios Inductions

These inductions can be found inside Canvas:

Direct Canvas Link

Your Course > Modules > Compulsory WHS Inductions

This resource may be course dependent, please speak to Technical Staff for more information.

Technical Specifications

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Frequency Response: 9Hz – 40kHz

Polar Pattern: Omnidirectional

Sensitivity: 15mV/Pa (-36dBV/Pa)

Power Requirements: 24-48V Phantom, 10mA

Max Acoustic Input: 150dB SPL

Output: XLR (pin 2+)

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

Min Output Load: 600Ω between pins 2 & 3

Noise: 20dB SPL equivalent (A weighted)

Dimensions (L x D): 64″ fully extended, 46″ fully collapsed

Mic Assembly: 350g
With External Electronics Box: 700g

Book Equipment

Equipment Booking System

Equipment is available after required inductions are complete and privileges have been applied to your account.

Store Opening Hours

DayOpen Hours
Monday10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tuesday10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wednesday10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thursday10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Technical Staff Office Locations

Updated on July 13, 2023

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