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MTP 440 DM

Loud and clear

Highly versatile dynamic instrument microphone.


Upscale liveliness with studio precision

The MTP 440 DM is a versatile, precision-engineered cardioid dynamic instrument microphone. It features a high-performance capsule that delivers a remarkably bright and lively sound. The MTP 440 DM is perfect for miking snare drums, amps and wind instruments. 

MTP 440 DM Drums

Maximum ruggedness

The structure-in-structure architecture provides the basis for the MTP series' ruggedness. The outside enclosure of wire-mesh cup and ring is made of sturdy spring steel while the body consists of durable die-cast parts. The inner enclosure is made of resilient but lightweight nylon reinforced ABS. This design ensures the best possible protection for rough daily touring routines.



Like all mics from the MTP series, the MTP 440 DM has an amazingly consistent polar pattern across its entire frequency spectrum. The outstanding rear rejection of -25 dB guarantees super-high gain before feedback.

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Guitar Amp Recording

The crisp and modern sound cuts right through the mix

The slight bass roll-off prevents the signal from getting muddy, and the crisp presence plus fast transient response makes the MTP 440 DM shine on guitar amps

MTP 440 with a guitar amp

Sound samples

MTP440DM Metropolis

A perfect fit for drums

Fast attack and full body

MTP 440 with brass

Woodwind and brass

Perfectly captures details of high-SPL instruments

"The MTP 440 DM is capable of capturing the snare in the way that I always hoped!"

Greg Wurth

Greg Wurth is a Grammy nominated, Gold & Platinum award winning producer, working at L.A.'s Mothership Studio and Patigonia Studio. His credits range from Steve Vai to Mary J Blige. 


Greg Wurth in his studio with the MTP 440 dynamic microphone
Greg Wurth in his studio with the MTP 440 dynamic microphone

What's in the box

Packshot MTP 440 DM

MTP 440 DM

Loud and clear

The MTP 440 DM is an exceptionally versatile, precision-engineered cardioid dynamic microphone that is ideally suited for upscale live sound and studio recording applications. Featuring a high-performance capsule that delivers a remarkably bright and lively sound, the MTP 440 DM is perfect for miking snare drums, amps, percussion instruments, brass, woodwinds, and even vocals. The MTP 440 DM’s cardioid pattern ensures perfect off-axis rejection and exceptionally high gain before feedback. Unwanted reflections or background noise are effectively suppressed. High-quality components and rugged construction make it a top-tier choice for touring professionals and artists around the globe.



Dynamic, moving coil

Acoustical operating principle

Pressure gradient transducer

Polar pattern


Frequency range

60 ... 16,000 Hz


2.5 mV/Pa, -52 dBV/Pa

Internal impedance

500 Ω

Rated load impedance

1,000 Ω


Gold plated 3-pin XLR

Microphone dimensions

39 dia. x 159 mm, 1.53 dia. x 6.25 in

Microphone net weight

280 g, 9.88 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