Instrument recordings made easy.LCT 040 MATCH

  • Small diaphragm condenser microphone
  • Well-balanced sound with pleasant high-end
  • Made for acoustic guitar and drum recordings
  • Durable and light aluminum housing
  • Cardioid polar pattern
LCT 040 Front

Included: Windscreen, Microphone clip, Transport bag


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Trust your ears

Listen to the sound sample.

This acoustic guitar was recorded in stereo with two LCT 040 MATCH.

Interface/Preamp: Metric Halo ULN-8
Guitar: Martin D18 "Authentic 1939"

This is an unprocessed audio recording. No EQ or compression added. 

LEWITT LCT 040 match guitar mobile

Your mic for easy instrument recordings.

You want professional sound right from the moment you hit “record”? With the LCT 040 MATCH recording instruments is as easy as it gets.

Its tried and tested small diaphragm condenser capsule provides well-balanced sound with a pleasant high-end. The excellent transient response retains the natural musicality of your acoustic instruments - quick results with zero hassle.

The LCT 040 MATCH is a great tool to get recording work done in no time. You still have to perform well, though.

Well-balanced sound with pleasant high-end

With this sound, you'll hit record right away.

The LCT 040 MATCH provides professionally refined sound, right from the moment you hit the "record" button.

After thorough testing and adapting, we tailored the small diaphragm condenser capsule to give you a well-balanced sound with pleasant high-end.

You'll achieve professional results easily.

Single LCT 040 MATCH mobile
Single LCT 040 MATCH

Made for acoustic guitar recordings

Record the feel of your favorite chord.

With its fast transient response, the LCT 040 MATCH makes your acoustic guitar sound crisp and defined. What you get is a mic for guitar recordings with fast attack and a sound that cuts through the mix.

Classical guitar LCT 040 MATCH

Made for drum recordings

Capture the feel of your favorite groove.

Transients are the DNA of your instrument's sound. To retain the natural musicality of your instruments, the LCT 040 MATCH delivers an excellent transient response. The natural characteristics of hi-hat and snare are captured accurately.

You get a punchy and precise reproduction of your drum kit’s unique sound.

LCT 040 MATCH drums mobile
LCT 040 MATCH drums
Light as a feather

Durable and light aluminum housing

Light as a feather it outlives endless tours.

The LCT 040 MATCH is built to last yet it is lightweight thanks to its CNC'ed aluminum housing, weighing only 44 g or 1.6 oz. Together with its space-saving form factor positioning and setup become easy tasks.

Sound samples


Recording Magazine

The LCT 040 MATCH is a great choice for a first pair of pencil condensers for studio or stage, or for any seasoned engineer wanting to capture a source with extreme detail.

Paul Vnuk Jr., Recording Magazine

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I thoroughly enjoyed my time with these excellent new microphones from LEWITT. Their warm yet open character and, especially, their refined top-end response sounding far more sophisticated than their modest price would suggest.

John Pickford, MusicTech

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Condenser, permanently polarized

Acoustical operating principle

Pressure gradient transducer

Transducer Ø

17 mm, 0.67 in


3 micron gold sputtered Mylar

Polar pattern


Frequency range

20 ... 20,000 Hz


18.8 mV/Pa, -34.5 dBV/Pa


20 dB (A)

Max. SPL for 0.5 % THD

135 dBSPL

Dynamic range

115 dB (A)

Internal impedance

203 Ω

Supply voltage

48 V ± 4 V

Current consumption

7.2 mA 


Gold plated 3-pin XLR

Microphone dimensions

24 dia. x 83 mm, 0.9 dia. x 3.3 in

Microphone net weight

44.6 g, 1.6 oz

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Microphones measured according to: IEC 60268-4 | Phantom power according to: IEC 61938 | Noise measurement according to: IEC 60268-1

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