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Audio-Technica AT4081 Bidirectional Active Ribbon Microphone
  • Audio-Technica AT4081 Bidirectional Active Ribbon Microphone
  • Audio-Technica AT4081 Bidirectional Active Ribbon Microphone
  • Audio-Technica AT4081 Bidirectional Active Ribbon Microphone
  • Audio-Technica AT4081 Bidirectional Active Ribbon Microphone
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Audio-Technica AT4081 Bidirectional Active Ribbon Microphone

Manufacturer: Audio-Technica

Item #: AT4081   •   MFG #: AT4081


Our Price:$699.00

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    Delivering the warmth and natural sound of a classic ribbon microphone, Audio-Technica's handcrafted AT4081 offers a robust build for long-lasting performance and higher output for maximum compatibility with microphone preamplifiers. With its low-profile stick design, this microphone is a natural for use on a wide range of instruments (horns, strings, drum overheads, orchestras and more) and guitar cabinets in recording studios and live-sound settings.

    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.

    • Features

      • Low-profile stick design maximizes placement options
      • Smooth, warm and natural sound tuned for instrument reproduction
      • Audio-Technica ribbon design with 18 patents pending including proprietary MicroLinear&trade ribbon imprint for superior durability
      • Innovative dual ribbon construction for increased sensitivity
      • Extremely powerful N50 neodymium magnets for high output level
      • Superfine mesh guards against ribbon damage
      • High-SPL capability and extended frequency response
      • Handmade production - including ribbon corrugation, imprint and assembly
      • Phantom-powered active electronics provide stable impedance and higher output for maximum compatibility with microphone preamplifiers
    • Specifications

      • ELEMENT Ribbon.
      • POLAR PATTERN Figure-of-eight.
      • FREQUENCY RESPONSE 30-18,000 Hz.
      • OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY -42 dB (7.9 mV), re 1V at 1 Pa
      • IMPEDANCE 100 ohms.
      • MAXIMUM INPUT SOUND LEVEL 150 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
      • NOISE 25 dB SPL.
      • DYNAMIC RANGE (typical) 125 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL.
      • SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO 69 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa.
      • PHANTOM POWER REQUIREMENTS 48V DC, 3.0 mA typical.
      • WEIGHT 152 g (5.4 oz).
      • DIMENSIONS 155.0 mm (6.10") long, 21.0 mm (0.83") maximum body diameter.
      • OUTPUT CONNECTOR Integral 3-pin XLRM-type.
      • ACCESSORIES FURNISHED AT8471 isolation clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter; windscreen; protective carrying case.

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