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Audio Technica AT4080

Audio Technica AT4080

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Audio Technica AT4080

The Audio-Technica AT4080 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 Active 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. With 18 patents pending, Audio-Technica’s innovative ribbon transducer advances the evolution of ribbon microphone design. Experience the difference.

The main features of the Audio Technica AT4080 include:

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
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
Impedancet: 100 ohms
Maximum Input Sound Level: 150 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
Noise: 22 dB SPL
Dynamic Range (Typcial): 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: 177.5 mm (6.99") long, 53.4 mm (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

Short Description Bidirectional Active Ribbon Microphone With AT8449SV shock mount.
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