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Audio Technica AT4050 Condenser Microphone

Audio Technica AT4050 Condenser Microphone



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Audio Technica AT4050 Condenser Microphone

Any studio engineer will tell you that the mark of a good condenser mic is one that captures every nuance of sound from your source, regardless of where or what you're recording. The AT4050 from Audio Technica does just that!

For performance that legends are made of

Featuring three switchable polar patterns, a dual gold-vaporised large-diaphragm design, and a nickel-plated brass acoustic element baffle, the AT4050 is a real dream to work with.

The AT4050 is perfect for both studio and live sound productions, whether you want to record vocals, piano, strings, guitar amps, or even as a drum overhead, every little nuance is picked up, making for as accurate a representation of the performance as you could wish for.

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  • Transparent uppers/mids balanced by rich low-end qualities combined with advanced acoustic engineering for extensive performance capabilities and highest quality
  • Dual-diaphrahm capsule design maintains precise polar pattern definition across the full frequency range of the microphone
  • The 2-micron-thick, vapour-deposited gold diaphragms undergo a five-step aging process to preserve the optimum mic characteristics even after years of use
  • Three switchable polar patterns: omni, cardioid, and 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

Technical Specifications

  • Element: Externally-polarised (DC bias) condenser
  • Polar Patterns: Cardioid, Omnidirectional, Figure of Eight
  • Frequency Response: 20-18,000 Hz
  • Low Frequency Roll-Off: 80Hz, 12 dB/octave
  • Open Circuit Sensitivity: -36 dB (15.8 mV), re 1V at 1 Pa
  • Impedance: 100 Ohms
  • Max Input SL: 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 (510g)
  • Dimensions: 7.4" long, 2.10" max body diameter
  • Output Connector: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
More Information
Manufacturer Audio Technica
SKU 123206
Shipping Weight (kg) 1.000000
MPN AT4050
Warranty 2 years


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