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Audio Technica AT-4080 Dual Diaphragm Bidirectional Ribbon Microphone

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Audio Technica  AT-4080 is a Dual Diaphragm Bidirectional Ribbon Microphone That Includes Audio Technica's Lifetime Warranty

 

 

 

 

With the groundbreaking AT4080, Audio-Technica achieves the coveted ribbon microphone sound while solving the problems of fragility and low output that have historically plagued ribbon mics. Delivering the warm, smooth sound of a classic ribbon microphone, Audio-Technica’s handcrafted AT4080 Ribbon Microphone offers a robust build for long-lasting, reliable performance and higher output for maximum compatibility with microphone preamplifiers.

 

 

 

 



Equally at home in recording studios and live-sound settings, the microphone features Audio-Technica’s innovative MicroLinear™ ribbon imprint, which protects the dual ribbons from lateral flexing and distortion. Utilizing six new patents*, Audio-Technica’s innovative ribbon transducer advances the evolution of ribbon microphone design. Experience the difference.

 

Audio Technica AT4080

Audio Technica AT4080

Dual Diaphragm Bidirectional Ribbon Mic

£833.00 £749.00

 

Audio Technica Features

 

 

Smooth, warm and natural high-fidelity sound for professional recording, broadcast and sound reinforcement

 

 

Proprietary MicroLinear™ ribbon imprint for superior durability

 

 

Innovative dual ribbon construction for increased sensitivity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Extremely powerful N50 rare earth magnets for high output level

 

 

Ultra-fine mesh helps protect against ribbon damage

 

 

Classic bidirectional (figure-of-eight) polar pattern picks up sounds equally from the front and back of the element

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

High-SPL capability and extended frequency response

 

 

Extended frequency response for natural audio reproduction

 

Acoustic baffle system and extra large output transformer provide natural low-frequency response and extended dynamic range 

 

 

   

 

Handmade production – including ribbon corrugation, imprint and assembly

 

 

Open acoustical environment of the housing assembly minimizes unwanted internal reflections

 

 

Phantom-powered active electronics provide stable impedance and higher output for maximum compatibility with microphone preamplifiers

 

 

 

   

 

Custom shock mount provides superior isolation

 

Certified by the METAlliance (Music Engineering and Technology Alliance)  

 

Audio Technica Specifications

 

 

 

ELEMENT

 

 

Ribbon

 

 

POLAR PATTERN

 

 

Figure-of-eight

 

 

FREQUENCY RESPONSE

 

 

20-18,000 Hz

 

 

LOW FREQUENCY ROLL-OFF

 

 

NA

 

 

OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY

 

 

-39 dB (19.9 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa

 

 

IMPEDANCE

 

 

100 ohms

 

 

MAXIMUM INPUT SOUND LEVEL

 

 

150 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.

 

 

NOISE

 

 

22 dB SPL

 

 

DYNAMIC RANGE (typical)

 

 

128 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL

 

 

SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO

 

 

72 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa

 

 

PHANTOM POWER REQUIREMENTS

 

 

48V DC, 3.0 mA typical

 

 

SWITCHES

 

 

NA

 

 

WEIGHT

 

 

474 g (16.7 oz)

 

 

DIMENSIONS

 

 

177.5 mm (6.10") long,
53.4 mm (0.83") maximum body diameter

 

 

OUTPUT CONNECTOR

 

 

Integral 3-pin XLRM-type

 

 

ACCESSORIES FURNISHED

 

 

AT8449/SV stand clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; Microphone Dust Cover; protective carrying case

 

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