£695.00 (inc. VAT)
Audio-Technica's classic large diaphragm condenser microphone with switchable polar patterns and a clear and rich sound. Ideal for studio and live use, the AT4050 gives accurate rich sound reproduction with vocals, piano, strings, drum overheads, guitar amps and more.
Transparent uppers/mids and rich low-end qualities are combined with advanced acoustic engineering for extensive performance abilities and a clean, crisp and accurate sound reprodction, even at high SPL's.
Gold vapourized, aged dual-diaphragms give consistent outstanding performance, and precise polar pattern definition across the full dynamic range.
The AT4050 is equally at home in the studio as it is in live environments. Ideal for studio vocals, it is also perfect on guitar amps, drum overheads, piano, strings and more, making it a versatile studio or live mic.
The AT4050 has omni, cardioid and figure of eight polar patterns, offering versatile sound options.
Dual-diaphragm capsule maintains precise polar pattern definition across the full frequency range.
The transformerless circuitry virtually eliminates low-frequency and provicdes superior correlation of high-speed transients.
An advanced-design custom shock mount provides superior isolation attenuating noise, shock and vibration.
|Element||Externally-polarized (DC bias) condenser|
|Polar Pattern||Cardioid, Omnidirectional, Figure-of-eight, Multi-pattern|
|Frequency Response||20 - 18,000 Hz|
|Open Circuit Sensitivity||-36 dB (15.8 mV), re 1V at 1 Pa|
|Maximum Input Sound Level||149 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.; 159 dB SPL, with 10 dB pad (nominal)|
|Low Frequency Roll Off||80 Hz, 12 dB/octave|
|Dynamic Range||132 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL|
|Signal-to-Noise Ratio||77 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa|
|Phantom Power Requirements||48V DC, 4.2 mA typical|
|Dimensions||7.40" (188.0 mm) long, 2.10" (53.4 mm) maximum body diameter|
|Accessories Included||AT8449a shock mount for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; protective carrying case|
|AT4050 Specification Sheet||91 KB|
|AT4050 Cardioid Polar Pattern||JPG||53 KB|
|AT4050 Cardioid Frequency Response||JPG||48 KB|
|AT4050 Omnidirectional Polar Pattern||JPG||55 KB|
|AT4050 Omnidirectional Frequency Response||JPG||49 KB|
|AT4050 Figure of Eight Polar Pattern||JPG||55 KB|
|AT4050 Figure of Eight Frequency Response||JPG||45 KB|
|AT4050 Declaration of Conformity||77 KB|
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