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Audio Technica AT-4081 Bidirectional Ribbon Microphone

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Audio Technica  AT-4081 is a 'Stick Design' Bidirectional Ribbon Microphone That Includes Audio Technica's Lifetime Warranty

 

 

 

 

Delivering the warmth and natural sound of a classic ribbon microphone, Audio-Technica’s handcrafted AT4081 offers a robust build for long-lasting performance and higher output for maximum compatibility with microphone preamplifiers. With its low-profile stick design, this microphone is a natural for use on a wide range of instruments (horns, strings, drum overheads, orchestras and more) and guitar cabinets in recording studios and live-sound settings.

 

 

 

 



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 AT4081

Audio Technica AT4081

Bidrectional Ribbon Microphone

£583.00 £525.00

 

Audio Technica Features

 

 

Low-profile stick design maximizes placement options

 

 

Smooth, warm and natural sound tuned for instrument reproduction

 

 

Innovative dual ribbon construction for increased sensitivity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Extremely powerful N50 rare earth magnets for high output level

 

 

Superfine mesh guards against ribbon damage

 

 

High-SPL capability and extended frequency response

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Handmade production – including ribbon corrugation, imprint and assembly

 

 

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

 

 

Certified by the METAlliance (Music Engineering and Technology Alliance) 

 

 

 

   

 

Audio Technica Specifications

 

 

 

ELEMENT

 

 

Ribbon

 

 

POLAR PATTERN

 

 

Figure Of Eight

 

 

FREQUENCY RESPONSE

 

 

30-18,000 Hz

 

 

LOW FREQUENCY ROLL-OFF

 

 

NA

 

 

OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY

 

 

-42 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

 

 

25 dB SPL

 

 

DYNAMIC RANGE (typical)

 

 

125 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL

 

 

SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO

 

 

69 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa

 

 

PHANTOM POWER REQUIREMENTS

 

 

48V DC, 3.0 mA typical

 

 

SWITCHES

 

 

NA

 

 

WEIGHT

 

 

152 g (4.4 oz)

 

 

DIMENSIONS

 

 

155.0 mm (6.10") long,
21.0 mm (0.83") maximum body diameter

 

 

OUTPUT CONNECTOR

 

 

Integral 3-pin XLRM-type

 

 

ACCESSORIES FURNISHED

 

 

AT8471 isolation clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter; windscreen; protective carrying case

 

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