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Manufacturer # AT4040

Our Stock # AUTAT4040

  • Large diaphragm cardioid condenser microphone
  • Side-address recording
  • Switchable 80 Hz high-pass filter
  • Customized shock mount for advanced noise isolation
  • Designed for studio recording and live performance applications

Audio Technica Audio Technica AT4040 Microphone

Price:
$299.00

The AT4040 side-address condenser microphone features an extremely polarized recording element and large recording diaphragm, providing exceptional noise reduction and warm, precise audio output. Perfectly suited for professional recording applications and live performances, the AT4040 is the perfect choice for individuals looking to upgrade their existing hardware setup or enter the world of professional audio for the first time.  Renowned for their extensive line-up of industry-leading condenser microphones, Audio-Technica prides itself on providing exceptional results at fair prices. In keeping with reputation, the AT4040 microphone provides exceptional “bang-for-buck,” delivering professional results and consistent, reliable performance.

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.

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

ELEMENT

Externally-polarized (DC bias) condenser

POLAR PATTERN

Cardioid

FREQUENCY RESPONSE       

20-20,000 Hz

LOW FREQUENCY ROLL-OFF

80 Hz, 12 dB/octave

OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY 

-32 dB (25.1 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa

IMPEDANCE        

100 ohms

MAXIMUM INPUT SOUND LEVEL     

145 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.;
155 dB SPL, with 10 dB pad (nominal)

NOISE        

12 dB SPL

DYNAMIC RANGE (TYPICAL) 

133 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL

SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO       

82 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa

PHANTOM POWER REQUIREMENTS

48V DC, 4.2 mA typical

SWITCHES 

Flat, roll-off;
10 dB pad (nominal)

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

AUDIO-TECHNICA CASE STYLE      

R1

  • AT8449 shock mount for 5/8"-27 threaded stands
  • microphone dust cover
  • protective carrying case

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