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Excellent sound for your instrument recordings

Instrument condenser microphone for easy acoustic guitar and drum recordings.

Professional sound right from the moment you hit "record".

The LCT 040 MATCH delivers drum and acoustic guitar recordings that sound excellent. The true character of guitars, drums, and percussion is within the transients. The LCT 040 MATCH delivers excellent transient response to retain the natural musicality of your acoustic instruments. It captures the very essence of your performance. We tailored the small diaphragm condenser capsule to provide you with a professionally refined sound, right from the moment you hit the "record" button; well-balanced and with a pleasant high-end.  

Available as an extremely well-matched stereo pair.


Trust your ears. Listen for yourself.

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. 

Express yourself and capture all the details.

LCT 040 MATCH hihat

Durable yet lightweight.

The LCT 040 MATCH is very durable yet lightweight thanks to its CNC'ed aluminum housing. Together with its space-saving form factor positioning and setup become easy tasks.

Feather mobile

What is in the box?

The LCT 040 MATCH comes with a transport bag, clip, and a windscreen for outdoor use.




Condenser, permanently polarized

Acoustical operating principle

Pressure gradient transducer

Transducer Ø

17 mm, 0.67 in

Polar pattern



18.8 mV/Pa, -34.5 dBV/Pa

Equivalent noise level

20 dB (A), cardioid

Max. SPL for 0.5 % THD

135 dBSPL

Dynamic range

115 dB (A)

Internal impedance

203 Ω

Rated load impedance

1000 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