Audio-Technica AT4050  From Audio-Technica

Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone

Audio-Technica

$699.00

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Manufacturer's Description from Audio-Technica

Meet the studio condenser that captures every nuance. With three switchable polar patterns, the large-diaphragm Audio-Technica AT4050 exhibits a remarkable combination of qualities: high-SPL capability with transparent and airy uppers/mids complemented by rich low-end qualities. Its dual large diaphragms are gold-vaporized and aged for consistent, outstanding performance. A precision-machined, nickel-plated brass acoustic element baffle provides rock-solid element stability and exceptional sensitivity. 

 

Check out audio samples and interior views of the AT4050 and other 40 Series side-address condensers 

 

Ideal for studio use and live sound productions with vocals, piano, strings, drum overheads, guitar amps, and more. 

 

Audio-Technica’s AT4050. For performance that legends are made of. 

 

FEATURES

-Transparent uppers/mids balanced by rich low-end qualities combine with advanced acoustic engineering for extensive performance capabilities and highest quality

-Dual-diaphragm capsule design maintains precise polar pattern definition across the full frequency range of the microphone

-The 2-micron-thick, vapor-deposited gold diaphragms undergo a five-step aging process so that the optimum characteristics achieved remain constant over years of use

-Three switchable polar patterns: omni, cardioid, figure-of-eight

-Transformerless circuitry virtually eliminates low-frequency distortion and provides superior correlation of high-speed transients

-State-of-the-art surface-mount electronics ensure compliance with A-T's stringent consistency and reliability standards

-Switchable 80 Hz hi-pass filter and 10 dB pad

-Custom shock mount provides superior isolation

Audio-Technica

About Manufacturer

Audio-Technica has been dedicated to advancing the art and technology of electro-acoustic design and manufacturing since 1962. From a beginning in state-of-the-art phono cartridges, A-T has expanded over the years into high-performance headphones, microphones, mixers and electronic products for home and professional use. In each new area the goal has been to create innovative, problem-solving products. The results of these engineering and production efforts can be seen in the effective use of A-T products in a broad spectrum of applications. Audio-Technica microphones, for example, are found in daily use in major broadcast and recording studios, and relied upon by top touring musicians. A-T mics are chosen for important installations and major events, such as the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate, the Super Bowl, World Cup Soccer and the Olympics. Whether in the home, or in schools and universities, boardrooms, council chambers or places of worship, Audio-Technica products are providing superior performance and exceptional value worldwide.

Specifications

ELEMENT Externally-polarized (DC bias) condenser
POLAR PATTERNS Cardioid, 
Omnidirectional, 
Figure-of-eight
FREQUENCY RESPONSE 20-18,000 Hz
LOW FREQUENCY ROLL-OFF 80 Hz, 12 dB/octave
OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY -36 dB (15.8 mV), re 1V at 1 Pa
IMPEDANCE 100 ohms
MAXIMUM INPUT SOUND LEVEL 149 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.; 
159 dB SPL, with 10 dB pad (nominal)
NOISE 17 dB
DYNAMIC RANGE (typical) 132 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO 77 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
PHANTOM POWER REQUIREMENTS 48V DC, 4.2 mA typical
SWITCHES Polar selection; 
Flat, roll-off; 
10 dB pad (nominal)
WEIGHT 18.0 oz (510 g)
DIMENSIONS 7.40" (188.0 mm) long, 
2.10" (53.4 mm) maximum body diameter
OUTPUT CONNECTORS Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
ACCESSORIES FURNISHED AT8449a shock mount for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; microphone dust cover; protective carrying case
AUDIO-TECHNICA CASE STYLE R1
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