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Audio-Technica AT4040

Large Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone
Manufacturer: Audio-Technica
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The AT4040 side-address condenser microphone features an advanced large diaphragm tensioned specifically to provide smooth, natural sonic characteristics. A marriage of technical precision and artistic inspiration, the AT4040 offers exceptionally low noise, wide dynamic range and high-SPL capability for greatest versatility. This ultra-consistent microphone may be used with confidence in a wide variety of studio and live miking applications, even under the stringent demands of digital recording systems. The AT4040’s low-noise circuitry is symmetrical and transformerless, resulting in exceptional transient response and clean output signals for transparent reproduction of even the most troublesome of instruments and sound effects.

 

Highlights

  •       Technically-advanced large diaphragm tensioned specifically to provide smooth, natural sonic characteristics
  •       Externally polarized (DC bias) true condenser design
  •       Exceptionally low noise, wide dynamic range and high-SPL capability for greatest versatility
  •       Transformerless circuitry virtually eliminates low-frequency distortion and provides superior correlation of high-speed transients
  •       Precision-machined, nickel-plated brass, acoustic element baffle provides enhanced element stability and optimal sensitivity
  •       Open acoustical environment of the symmetrical housing assembly minimizes unwanted internal reflections
  •       State-of-the-art surface-mount electronics ensure compliance with A-T's stringent consistency and reliability standards
  •       Custom shock mount provides superior isolation
  •       Switchable 80 Hz hi-pass filter and 10 dB pad

 

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Products specifications
TYPE True Condenser Pressure Gradient Microphone
ELEMENT Externally-polarized (DC bias) condenser
POLAR PATTERN Cardioid
FREQUENCY RANGE 20-20,000 Hz
SWITCHABLE LOW FREQUENCY CUT-OFF 80 Hz, 12 dB/octave
SENSITIVITY -32 dB (25.1 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
IMPEDANCE 100 ohms
MAXIMUM SPL FOR THD 145 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.; 155 dB SPL, with 10 dB pad (nominal)
NOISE LEVEL 12 dB SPL
SIGNAL TO NOISE RATIO 82 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
OPERATING VOLTAGE 48V DC, 4.2 mA typical
WEIGHT 12.7 oz (360 g)
DIMENSIONS 6.69" (170.0 mm) long, 2.10" (53.4 mm) maximum body diameter
OUTPUT CONNECTOR Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
ACCESSORIES INCLUDED AT8449a shock mount for 5/8"-27 threaded stands
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