I would like to use them as drum overheads. There is also no discernible stray magnetic field, making it very easy to mount head to head in a "Blumlein" (crossed figure-of-eights) stereo configuration. Copyright © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. 4038 Studio Ribbon Microphone The 4038 Studio Ribbon Microphone is of British Broadcasting design (BBC) and used for broadcasting and recording such sounds where a clear smooth wide range frequency response, absent of transient distortion and relatively high sensitivity is essential. Coles Stereo Mount >SM 4038< for 4038 Mics >Blumlein Stereo Effect + +... Coles Model 4104 Commentators Ribbon Microphone, Lip Mic, Coles Carrying Cases (2x) for Coles 4038 Ribbon Microphone - New*, Coles Suspension Mount w. Elastics for classic use of 4038 Ribbon Microphone, Coles SM4038 Stereo Mount for 4038 Microphones > Blumlein Stereo Positioning+ +, Coles Adapter (1x) - Type 4069/XLR for Coles 4038 Ribbon Microphone, 2x Original Coles Microphone Soft Protection Bags for Coles 4038/40404050 Mics +, Coles Carrying Case/single for Coles 4038 Ribbon Microphone - New*, Coles Stereo Mount/Original* for 4038 Microphones *Blumlein Stereo Effect + +, An item that has been previously used. Pindar RoadHoddesdonHertfordshireEngland EN11 0BZ, Telephone: +44 (0) 1992 466685/460060Fax:+44 (0) 1992 446583. Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab, Share on Twitter - opens in a new window or tab, Share on Pinterest - opens in a new window or tab, This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. Beyerdynamic M160 vs. Coles 4038. The 4040 has some unique features, the ribbon/magnet assembly has its own in built shock mounts separating it from the main body of the microphone. The frequency response of the 4038 is exceptionally flat from 30 to 15,000 c/s but 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 maintained substantially constant both in the horizontal and vertical planes, giving a natural smooth sonic quality textured response to sound signal being … Something went wrong. Post by ted dawg » Tue May 30, 2006 3:41 am I want to get a pair of Ribbon mics. 4038 Studio Ribbon Microphone Proven Reliability. This is the first ribbon microphone that Coles have developed using the very latest magnet technology. We may receive commission if your application for credit is successful. Each microphone comes in a foam lined rigid plastic carrying case with an adjustable universal stand mount and a soft cloth protective bag, for safe keeping. View basket for details. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully. The factors that give Coles ribbon microphones their unique character, are the smoothness of their sound, backed up with ruler-flat response curves. Coles, the outsourced manufacturer, bought the rights to the STC microphone line in 1974. The frequency response of the 4038 is exceptionally flat from 30 to 15,000 c/s but 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 maintained substantially constant both in the horizontal and vertical planes, giving a natural smooth sonic quality textured response to sound signal being … eBay Marketplaces GmbH (of Helvetiastraße15-17, 3005, Bern, Switzerland) is authorised by the FCA to conduct credit broking for a restricted range of finance providers. This item may be a floor model or an item that has been returned to the seller after a period of use. Any reason the 4038's would be any better than the M160's other than personal taste? For additional information, see the Global Shipping Programme, Coles 4040 Ribbon Microphone - Updated Version Of 4038, AC 48V Phantom Power Supply USB Power Adapter For Micro Microphone Condense X5D5, AC 48V Phantom Power Supply USB Power Adapter For Micro Condenser X5P6 T8X6, Dual Black Layer Record Studio Microphone Mic Windscreen Pop Filter Mask Shield, 5 Pcs Microphone Windscreen Pop Filter Sponge Foam Wind Shield Mic Cover, - People who viewed this item also viewed, Coles 4104 Electroacoustics Ribbon Mic Microphone 1, Coles 4069 > XLR < Adapter (1x) Coles 4038 Ribbon Microphone, Coles 4069 Adapter (1x) to XLR for Coles 4038 Ribbon Microphone. With a bold look, greater output, and a wider frequency response, the Coles 4040 is sure to complement any studio microphone cabinet. The bottom end is huge and has incredible subtlety and power and at the top end remains very detailed and warm. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. If you have any questions or need more information, please get in touch. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. © 2002 - 2015 Coles Electroacoustics Ltd. We use cookies to improve our website and your experience when using it. Bidirectional (Figure 8) Wired Ribbon Microphone Pro Audio Microphones, Bidirectional (Figure 8) Pro Audio Ribbon Microphones, Blue Microphones Pro Audio Condenser Microphones, Microphone Pro Audio Microphone Pop Filters. This item will be sent through the Global Shipping Programme and includes international tracking. The 4030L is an entry level ribbon microphone with the superb sound quality one expects from Coles Electroacoustics. Cookies used for the essential operation of the site have already been set. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Programme, This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. These microphones possess a smooth transparency and accuracy that you rarely hear from even the best condensers. {"modules":["unloadOptimization","bandwidthDetection"],"unloadOptimization":{"browsers":{"Firefox":true,"Chrome":true}},"bandwidthDetection":{"url":"https://ir.ebaystatic.com/cr/v/c1/thirtysevens.jpg","maxViews":4,"imgSize":37,"expiry":300000,"timeout":250}}. No additional import charges on delivery. operational and functions as intended. In this video, veteran audio engineer Chris Giambelluca, of Pure Wave Audio, takes a closer look and listen to the Coles 4040 Passive Studio Ribbon Microphone. Is there anything about the M160's being a double ribbon mic that wouldn't work very well? If you add an octave or so to the top of a 4038 you get a 4040... which is my favorite of the Coles microphones [like I don't use 4038's if there are 4040's around]. The frequency response of the 4038 is exceptionally flat from 30 to 15,000 c/s but 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 maintained substantially constant both in the horizontal and vertical planes, giving a natural smooth sonic quality textured response to sound signal being picked up. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. The 4040 has been designed around neodymium super magnets mounted in a carrier, so external stray magnetism is eliminated, it also has inbuilt triple shock mounts and additional internal covers, which further protect the ribbon element. 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