• AT4080  Ribbon Studio Mic+Mount Fig8 Side Address
20Hz-18kHz MaxSpl 150dB 48V 100 Ohm Dynamic Range 128dB

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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 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. Utilizing six new patents*, Audio-Technica’s innovative ribbon transducer advances the evolution of ribbon microphone design. Experience the difference.

Smooth, warm and natural high-fidelity sound for professional recording, broadcast and sound reinforcement

Proprietary MicroLinear™ ribbon imprint for superior durability

Innovative dual ribbon construction for increased sensitivity

Extremely powerful N50 rare earth 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

Certified by the METAlliance (Music Engineering and Technology Alliance)


SPECIFICATIONS

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
IMPEDANCE 100 ohms
MAXIMUM INPUT SOUND LEVEL 150 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
NOISE 22 dB SPL
DYNAMIC RANGE (typical) 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 long,53.4 mm maximum body diameter
OUTPUT CONNECTOR Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
ACCESSORIES FURNISHED AT8449/SV shock mount for 5/8in-27 threaded stands; microphone dust cover; protective carrying case

• Figure-8 Pickup Pattern
• Dual Ribbon Construction
• Warm, Natural Sound
• N50 Neodymium Magnets
• Phantom Powered
• METAlliance Certified
• Assembled by Hand

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AT4080 Ribbon Studio Mic+Mount Fig8 Side Address

  • $1,090.00
  • $974.92


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