Product Information

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-Technicas 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-Technicas innovative MicroLinear" ribbon imprint, which protects the dual ribbons from lateral flexing and distortion. With 18 patents pending, Audio-Technicas innovative ribbon transducer advances the evolution of ribbon microphone design. Experience the difference.

Features

  • Smooth, warm and natural high-fidelity sound for professional recording, broadcast and sound reinforcement
  • Groundbreaking Audio-Technica ribbon design with 18 patents pending
  • Proprietary MicroLinear" ribbon imprint for superior durability
  • Innovative dual ribbon construction for increased sensitivity
  • Extremely powerful N50 neodymium 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)
  • Specifications
    • ELEMENT: Ribbon
    • POLAR PATTERN: Figure-of-eight
    • FREQUENCY RESPONSE: 20-18,000 Hz
    • OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY: 39 dB (11.2 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
    • WEIGHT: 474 g (16.7 oz)
    • DIMENSIONS: 6.99" long, 2.10" maximum body diameter
    • OUTPUT CONNECTOR: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
    • ACCESSORIES FURNISHED: AT8449/SV shock mount for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; microphone dust cover;
    • protective carrying case
    • AUDIO-TECHNICA CASE STYLE: R1
Availability: In Stock
Current Stock:
Width: 1.00
Height: 1.00
Depth: 1.00
GTIN: 042005160051
MPN: Audio Technica AT4080 Side Address Ribbon Condense
SKU: 64766

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