Audio-Technica AT4081 Pencil Type Bidirectional Active Ribbon Mic with Clamp
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Audio-Technica AT4081 Pencil Type Bidirectional Active Ribbon Mic with Clamp

SKU: AT4081

$1,019.00

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.

Available to backorder

Description

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.

Utilizing six new patents*, 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
  • Innovative dual ribbon construction for increased sensitivity
  • Extremely powerful N50 rare earth 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
  • Certified by the METAlliance (Music Engineering and Technology Alliance)

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
  • Maximum Input Sound Level: 150 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
  • Noise: 25 dB SPL
  • Dynamic Range: 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 Included: AT8471 isolation clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter; windscreen; protective carrying case
  • Audio-Technica Case Style: S13

Additional information

Weight 0.64 kg
Dimensions 13 × 7 × 25 cm
Brand