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Audio-Technica AT4040

$299.00

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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.

Audio-Technica AT4040 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

Audio-Technica AT4040 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
Our ONE WITH EVERYTHING ZEN WARRANTY extends the standard manufacturer warranty by one year, see our ZEN WARRANTY page for details.

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