AT4040

Large diaphragm cardioid condenser

$699 + shipping (includes gst)


The AT4040SM 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 AT4040SM 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 AT4040SM’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. Supplied with AT8449 shockmount.

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 Audio-Technica's stringent consistency and reliability standards
Custom shock mount provides superior isolation
Switchable 80 Hz hi-pass filter and 10 dB pad
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)

Dynamic Range

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

Weight

360g

Dimensions

170mm long, 53.4mm maximum body diameter

Output Connector

Integral 3-pin XLRM-type

Accessories

AT8449 shock mount for 5/8″-27 threaded stands; protective carrying case

Polar Pattern
Frequency Response
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