Wireless Vocal Capsule

Commanding presence. Crystal clear sound.
Explore the Earthworks SR3314.

From $699

Available February 2020.


Omni Recording Microphone

Haunting accuracy. Stunning realism. 360° of sound. Explore the Earthworks QTC40.

From $999


Omni Recording Microphone

Intelligent design. Sonic accuracy. Robust build. Explore the Earthworks DM20.

From $999

Legacy building sound.

The Earthworks QTC40 eliminates the gap between form and functionality, revealing levels of realism you didn’t think possible. 

From the rich, mid lows to the crisp, airy highs, sacrifices in sound are a thing of the past with the QTC40 condenser. 

A bold new approach to miking toms and snare.

The Earthworks DM20 eliminates the gap between form and functionality, sparking new levels of performance. From the rich, mid lows to the crisp, airy highs, sacrifices in sound are a thing of the past with the DM20 condenser. And crafted out of stainless steel, its rugged build means it is equally at home on the road as it is in a studio.

Delivering sound so detailed and real, the QTC40 brings recordings to life and delivers a truly accurate snapshot of your sound.

Its near-perfect omnidirectional polar pattern is uniform across all specified frequencies, letting the microphone capture rich and consistent detail at any position around the capsule.

With an extended 3Hz – 40kHz ruler-flat frequency response (with no frequencies exaggerated or attenuated) the result is a more accurate representation of the original sound. The QTC40 is time coherent, precisely capturing high and low frequency sounds with no phase errors, which will smear transients and create other time related distortions.

With an SPL rating of 140dB the QTC40 has plenty of headroom, so there is no need to worry about the microphone distorting. And there is no proximity effect, you can get the QTC40 as close as you want to the sound source.

Ideal for recording quieter sources such as vocals, strings and distant miked orchestras or choirs, these low noise omnis are also an excellent choice for drum overheads, close-miked wind and percussion instruments, and foley.









Frequency Response 3Hz – 40kHz ±1dB
Polar Pattern Omnidirectional
Sensitivity 34mV/Pa (-29dBV/Pa)
Power Requirements 24-48V Phantom, 10mA
Max Acoustic Input 140dB SPL
Output XLR (pin 2+)
Output Impedance 65Ω balanced (between pins 2 & 3)
Min Output Load 600Ω between pins 2 & 3
Noise 20dB SPL equivalent (A weighted)
Dimensions (L x D) 229mm x 22mm (9 x .860 inches)
Weight .5 lb. (225g)


When using the Earthworks mics, you can really hear and tell what things sound like. The QTC40s are great on about everything I have put them on. You just don’t have the proper perspective, until you have actually used Earthworks mics, and find out what a revelation they are.


A single QTC40 on a 12-string acoustic guitar yields a result that is instantly gratifying-balanced, plenty of weight, not at all harsh and full of that HF harmonic detail that really brings a sound to life.

Jon Thornton, RESOLUTION



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