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Audio-Technica AT4040 Large Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone

Product Code AUAT4040
Manufacturer Audio-Technica

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Description

Audio Technica AT4040 Studio Microphone

The AT4040SM 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 AT4040SM 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 AT4040SM'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. Supplied with AT8449 shockmount. Also available with the AT8430 stand clamp, AT4040SC

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Key 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 Audio-Technica's stringent consistency and reliability standards
  • Custom shock mount provides superior isolation
  • Switchable 80Hz hi-pass filter and 10dB pad

Specifications

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
ACCESSORIES FURNISHED AT8449 shock mount for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; microphone dust cover; protective carrying case
AUDIO-TECHNICA CASE STYLE R1

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