AT4080 Phantom-Powered Bidirectional Ribbon Microphone

    SKU
    SP83540
    Brand
    Audio-Technica
    Audio-Technica
    $999.00
    Overview
    With the groundbreaking AT4080, Audio-Technica achieves the coveted ribbon microphone sound while solving the problems of fragility and low output that have historically plagued ribbon microphones. Delivering the warm, smooth sound of a classic ribbon microphone, Audio-Technica’s handcrafted AT4080 Ribbon Microphone offers a robust build for long-lasting, reliable performance and higher output for maximum compatibility with microphone preamplifiers.

    Equally at home in recording studios and live-sound settings, the microphone features Audio-Technica’s innovative MicroLinear ribbon imprint, which protects the dual ribbons from lateral flexing and distortion. Utilizing six new patents*, Audio-Technica’s innovative ribbon transducer advances the evolution of ribbon microphone design. Experience the difference.
    FEATURES
    • Smooth, warm and natural high-fidelity sound for professional recording, broadcast and sound reinforcement
    • Proprietary MicroLinear ribbon imprint for superior durability
    • Innovative dual ribbon construction for increased sensitivity
    • Extremely powerful N50 rare earth magnets for high output level
    • Ultra-fine mesh helps protect against ribbon damage
    • Classic bidirectional (figure-of-eight) polar pattern picks up sounds equally from the front and back of the element
    • High-SPL capability and extended frequency response
    • Extended frequency response for natural audio reproduction
    • Acoustic baffle system and extra large output transformer provide natural low-frequency response and extended dynamic range
    • Handmade production – including ribbon corrugation, imprint and assembly
    • Open acoustical environment of the housing assembly minimizes unwanted internal reflections
    • Phantom-powered active electronics provide stable impedance and higher output for maximum compatibility with microphone preamplifiers
    • Custom shock mount provides superior isolation
    • Certified by the MET Alliance (Music Engineering and Technology Alliance)

    SPECIFICATIONS
    Element: Ribbon
    Polar Pattern: Figure-of-eight
    Frequency Response: 20-18,000 Hz
    Open Circuit Sensitivity: –39 dB (11.2 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
    Impedance: 100 ohms
    Maximum Input Sound Level: 150 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
    Noise: 22 dB SPL
    Dynamic Range (Typical): 128 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 72 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
    Phantom Power Requirements: 48V DC, 3.0 mA typical
    Weight: 474 g (16.7 oz)
    Dimensions: 177.5 mm (6.99") long, 53.4 mm (2.10") maximum body diameter
    Output Connector: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
    Accessories Furnished: AT8449a/SV shock mount for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; microphone dust cover; protective carrying case
    Audio-Technica Case Style: R1
    More Information
    Weight3.440000
    Length9.72
    Width11.34
    Height4.25
    ColorBlack
    ManufacturerAudio-Technica
    Manufacturer Model NumberAT4080
    Manufacturer Part NumberAT4080
    UPC4961310137878
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