Earthwork's most popular microphone!
The QTC40 (same as the QTC1) is the microphone of choice for demanding professionals in studio and remote recording. No serious recording studio or recordist should be without one.
If you haven't worked with an Earthworks mic yet -- they exhibit an astoundingly accurate and realistic sonic behavior -- this is the one to own.
The Quiet Time Coherent QTC40 (same as QTC1) has been called the most accurate recording microphone available. For classical location recording a matched pair will provide spectacular results. It is ideal for quieter, more detailed sources and doesn’t have most of the problems and limitations generally associated with competitive microphones. Its impulse response and diaphragm settling time is exceptional. Its sound is uncolored and it has no handling noise.
The QTC40 will change the way you think about microphones.
Also available in matched stereo pairs.
Earthworks QTC40 Features :
- High definition "time coherent" revolutionary design
- Omnidirectional Polar Pattern
- Lower Self Noise Compared to "TC" Series
- Perfectly flawless imaging and true-to-life detail
- Very small and inconspicuous
- 142 SPL peak
Earthworks QTC40 is an extraordinarily accurate microphone. It provides that famous Earthworks Sound with lower self noise than was thought possible with such a small a diaphragm. The QTC40 delivers flat, extended Time Coherent response from below 4Hz to beyond 40kHz, typically within ±0.5dB from 20Hz-20kHz.
Its clean impulse performance allows the QTC40 to transduce wave forms exactly giving you a true and accurate representation of sonic events as they happen in the air. What this means for you is stunning, lifelike realism. It offers you the experience of being there.
The QTC40 is among the best possible choices for ambient room miking but it is also exquisite for close miking of quieter more delicate sources. This microphone is a very good choice for all applications where natural, uncolored pick up of sound is the desired result.
The QTC40 effortlessly captures the full size and natural texture of many difficult and complex sources ranging from Location Recording of Classical, Jazz, Ethnic, Folk and Pop music to Percussion, Piano, Guitar, Upright Bass, Strings, Vocals, Brass, and Woodwinds.It is also useful for those applications when you want to capture natural sounds with the feeling of reality intact, like Sound Effect, Foley, ADR, Sampling, Birdsong and even the subsonic calls of elephants.
If you prefer transparency over coloration when tracking with a stereo pair, then a matched pair of QTC40s is a 'must have'. Listen! You can hear all of the sound with the QTC40. It sounds like you are there. These are the microphones of your dreams!