The 4040 is the latest addition to the Coles line of bow mics. With a strong appearance, greater output, and a wider regularity feedback, the Coles 4040 is sure to complement any studio microphone cabinet.
This is the very first bow microphone that Coles have actually developed making use of the extremely newest magnet technology. The regularity response of the 4038 is remarkably flat from 30 to 15,000 c/s however where the 4038 starts to drop off, the 4040 carries on past 20,000 c/s and throughout this range, like the 4038, the shape of the bi-directional (figure of eight) polar response is kept significantly consistent both in the horizontal and vertical airplanes, giving a natural smooth sonic quality textured feedback to appear signal being picked up. There is additionally no discernible stray magnetic field, making it very effortless to mount head to head in a “Blumlein” (crossed figure-of-eights) stereo setup.
The 4040 has some special functions, for a start it is gold plated, but more notably the ribbon/magnet assembly has its very own in developed shock mounts separating it from the main body of the microphone that can be secured for transit. Each mic is available in a foam lined stiff plastic holding situation with a modifiable universal stand mount and a soft fabric protective bag, for safe keeping.