Audio Technica AT4080 Phantom Powered Bidirectional Ribbon Microphone

Audio Technica AT4080
Audio Technica AT4080

Audio Technica AT4080 Phantom Powered Bidirectional Ribbon Microphone

Product Code: AT4080

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• Smooth, warm and natural high-fidelity sound for professional recording, broadcast and sound reinforcement
• Groundbreaking Audio-Technica ribbon design with 18 patents pending
• Extremely powerful N50 neodymium magnets for high output level
• Custom AT8449/SV shock mount provides superior isolation
• Handmade production – including ribbon corrugation, imprint and assembly - and 100% quality checked upon manufacture

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-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 in 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 innovatibe ribbon transducer advances the evolution of ribbon microphone design.

Element Ribbon
Polar Pattern Figure-of-Eight
Frequency Response 20 - 18,000 Hz
Open Circuit Sensitivity -38 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 19 dB SPL
Dynamic Range 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
Dimensions 177.5 mm (6.99") long, 53.4 mm (2.10") maximum body diameter
Output Connector 3-pin XLRM-type
Accessories AT8449/SV shock mount for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; microphone dust cover; protective carrying case