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Heil Sound PR40 Large Diaphragm Multipurpose Dynamic Microphone  

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Looks, acts, and sounds like a condenser without the added hassles.

The Heil Sound PR40 is a full-range dynamic microphone designed with the ability to reproduce frequencies as low as 28Hz, ideal for live sound, recording, and broadcast applications. The unique, copper-wound voice coil uses a mixed metallic magnet structure that creates a magnetic field 10 times stronger than most mics. Coupled with a large 1-1/2", low-mass, quilted aluminum diaphragm, this makes for tremendous low-frequency response and low distortion throughout the PR40 mic's wide frequency range. A unique dual pop screen design ensures that breath blasts never hit the diaphragm directly.

  • Large 1-1/2" aluminum diaphragm
  • Wide frequency response, down to 28Hz
  • End fire, cardioid pattern
  • Low handling noise
  • Natural articulation

An elite microphone that stands alone in the fields of broadcast and studio recording. Call or click to order now!


PR40 Large Diaphragm Multipurpose Dynamic Microphone Specifications:

  • Generating element: Copper-wound dynamic with neodymium magnet structure
  • Body: Steel body with zinc die-cast bottom ring
  • Frequency response: 28Hz to 18kHz
  • Impedance: 600 ohms balanced
  • Output level: -53.9dB @ 1,000 Hz.
  • Polar pattern: End fire, cardioid, uniform front to back discrimination
  • Diaphragm: Large diameter low-mass aluminum
  • Finish: Anodized champagne matte
  • Net weight: 1 lb.
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Unique and useful - detailed sound - nice for live piano


from Seattle WA

Comments about Heil Sound PR40 Large Diaphragm Multipurpose Dynamic Microphone:

This is one extremely useful and great sounding microphone on a variety of instruments, guitar and bass cabinets, and voice overs that I've tried it on. It has the bigger more detailed image you get from a condenser, but it really rejects sources off axis and away from what you close mic the way a dynamic does; unique in that way, and great for pulling a more high fidelity sound out of a busy source like a drum kit. Takes EQ well if the situation calls for it. Does a nice job with transients. Its the only dynamic I've tried that I think sounds good on a piano (condensers are better for studio - but are hard to isolate live). The bass is detailed without being boomy, and it has the high end articulation. Very well made as far as I can tell, and the end address makes it much easier to position on an instruments. Its a keeper.

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