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Audio-Technica AT4040 Cardioid Condenser Microphone


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Get the Perfect Tool for your Podcasting Endeavors with the Audio-Technica AT4040 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

The Audio Technica AT4040 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 AT4040 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 Audio Technica  AT4040’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. 


  • 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 A-T's stringent consistency and reliability standards
  • Custom shock mount provides superior isolation
  • Switchable 80 Hz hi-pass filter and 10 dB pad


SPECIFICATIONS

  • 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)
  • Noise: 12 dB SPL
  • Dynamic Range: (typical) 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
  • Switches: Flat, roll-off; 
  • 10 dB pad (nominal)
  • Weight: 12.7 oz (360 g)
  • Dimensions: 6.69" (170.0 mm) long, 
  • 2.10" (53.4 mm) maximum body diameter
  • Output Connector: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
  • Accessories Furnished: AT8449 shock mount for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; microphone dust cover; protective carrying case
  • Audio-technica Case Style R1

Manufacturer: Audio-Technica
Model: AT4040
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I085484-N-5-B
UPC: 4961310137793

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