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Audio-Technica AT4040 Cardioid Studio Condenser Microphone

Cardioid studio condenser microphone with AT8449 shock mount
MFR# AT4040

Product Description

The Audio Tehnica 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.

Features:

  • 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

Product Specifications

ConditionNew
Package ContentsAT8449 shock mount for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; microphone dust cover; protective carrying case
Length6.69 in
Diameter2.10 in
Unit Weight0.79 lb
Tube or Solid StateSolid State
Transducer TypeCondenser
Polar PatternCardioid
Number of MicrophonesSingle Microphone
Phantom RequiredYes
Impedance100 Ohms
Frequency Range20 Hz - 20 kHz
input_pad-10 dB
Sensitivity-32 dBV/Pa (25.1 mV)
Max. SPL155 dB with -10 dB pad

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Suprisingly good

By Nanna L on March 14, 2021

Great sounding, workhorse of a mic!

By Brian S on October 21, 2019

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