AT4021

Cardioid Condenser Microphone

  • Outstanding performance and rugged construction
  • High SPL handling and wide dynamic range
  • Flat, extended frequency response
  • Low self noise perfectly suited for digital recording equipment
  • Exceptional reproduction of low frequency sounds
  • Low-mass element for superb transient response

£347.00 (inc. VAT)

AT4021 AT4021 AT4021 AT4021 AT4021

Product Features

AT4021
  • Cardioid Condenser Electret microphone with cardioid polar pattern
  • Sleek design
  • Ideal for overheads, Hit Hat, snare, toms, percussion, piano, accordion and banjo
  • Flat and extended frequency response and large dynamic range
  • Easily supports high sound pressure levels (up to 156dB SPL with attenuator)
  • 80Hz low-cut filter and 10dB switchable attenuator
  • Very low self-noise
  • Excellent reproduction of low frequency sound
  • Product designed in Japan, guaranteed for 15 years
AT4021

AT4021

Small Diaphragm cardioid Condenser INSTRUMENT microphone

The highly versatile AT4021 is a compact condenser microphone equipped with a small capsule which is perfect for studio and stage. It has a high rate of front and rear rejection to ensure that the cardioid polar pattern is perfectly mastered, making it ideal for managing complex situations.

  • Cardioid Condenser Electret microphone with cardioid polar pattern
  • Sleek design
  • Ideal for overheads, Hit Hat, snare, toms, percussion, piano, accordion and banjo
  • Flat and extended frequency response and large dynamic range
  • Easily supports high sound pressure levels (up to 156dB SPL with attenuator)
  • Low-mass diaphragm improves transient response and reduces the transfer of unwanted mechanical noise
  • 80Hz low-cut filter and 10dB switchable attenuator
  • Very low self-noise
  • Excellent reproduction of low frequency sound
  • Product designed in Japan, guaranteed for 15 years
 

“it fits to the source”

The microphone is equipped with a switchable 10 dB pad and a switch that permits choice of flat response or low-frequency roll-off (via integral 80 Hz low-cut / hi-pass filter). Because of this wide dynamic range, the AT4021 is the ideal solution for a good number of critical situations both in the studio and on stage.

“Low self noise”

Ideal for critical studio and live applications, the low-profile AT4021 offers a flat, extended frequency response, high maximum SPL and wide dynamic range. Its low self-noise is perfectly suited for the most sophisticated recording equipment.

“EXCELLENT transient response”

Its low-mass diaphragm improves transient response, increases response bandwidth and reduces handling and mechanical noise transfer. The microphone offers outstanding reproduction of low-frequency sounds.

 
AT4021

Low-cut filter

The AT4021 features a switchable 80 Hz low-cut filter and a switchable -10dB attenuator to increase the versatility of the microphone.

AT4021

QUALITY manufacturing

Proven reliability and sound quality consistency, are among the highlights of the AT4021.

AT4021

AT8405a shock mount

The AT4021 comes with the AT8405a shock mount, which is also suitable for all cylindrical microphones of a 21mm diameter.

AT4021

Protective case

The AT4021 fits snugly into a rigid protective pouch, with enough space for its clip and windscreen too.

AT4021
Element Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 20 - 20.000 Hz
Open Circuit Sensitivity -34 dB (19.9 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
Impedance 250 ohms
Maximum Input Sound Level 146 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.; 156 dB SPL, with 10 dB pad (nominal)
Low Frequency Roll Off 80 Hz, 18 dB/octave
Dynamic Range 132 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 80 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
Phantom Power Requirements 48V DC, 3.0 mA typical
Weight 119g
Dimensions 144.0 mm (5.67") long, 21.0 mm (0.83") maximum body diameter
Output Connector Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
Accessories Included AT8405a stand clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; windscreen; protective carrying case

AT4021

Related Products

AT8106

Metal slip-on pop filter

£52.00

AT8159

Small Egg-Shaped Foam Windscreen

£9.00

AT8405A

Snap-in Microphone Stand Clamp

£13.00

AT8410A

Microphone Shock Mount

£67.00

AT8415

Microphone Shock Mount

£82.00

AT8430

Studio Microphone Isolation Mount

£161.00

AT8471

Microphone Isolation Stand Clamp

£30.00

AT4021

Cardioid Condenser Microphone

Name Filetype Filesize
AT4021 Specification Sheet PDF 282 KB
AT4021 Polar Pattern JPG 84 KB
AT4021 Frequency Response JPG 76 KB
AT4021 Declaration of Conformity PDF 77 KB

Service & Warranty

The Audio-Technica Service Centre offer you spare parts and repairs for Microphones, Wireless Systems, Headphones and all other Audio-Technica branded products.

Contact Support

Help us to put you in touch with the right support team for your country. Select your region and country below:



Trusted by industry professionals

Trusted by industry professionals

Whether it’s on the boardroom table, the stage or in the studio, Audio-Technica products are trusted time and again by industry professionals looking for reliable, lovingly developed audio products for all budgets.

It’s Audio-Technica’s commitment to innovation, customer service and meticulous design that ensure professionals turn to us to provide solutions in conferencing, houses of worship, broadcasting, live sound, recording studios and beyond.

 

50 Years of Devotion to music

50 Years of Devotion to music

For over 50 years Audio-Technica has worked alongside leading figures in sports and music broadcast to develop and hone a range of products that deliver on the highest level.

Audio-Technica have developed and delivered products to power the Grammys, World Cup, Super Bowl, Commonwealth Games as well as every Summer and Winter Games from Atlanta 1996 to Sochi 2014.

 

A Legacy in Innovation

A Legacy in Innovation

Founded in 1962 by Hideo Matsushita, Audio-Technica positioned itself immediately as a leader in the manufacture and design of innovative audio products.

It’s expertise in innovation quickly spread to various new fields and led to the development of tone arms, microphones and headphones. Audio-Technica soon became a benchmark in those fields. Making history.

A self-made man and audiophile, Hidéo Matsushita was the former Director of the Tokyo Museum of Modern Art. It all started in his workshop, with the hand crafting of stereo cartridges. 50 years later, Audio-Technica has become a global leader in audio innovation.

 

A Passion for Listening

A Passion for Listening

Humility, passion, creativity and expertise in sound are the core values behind Audio-Technica’s legacy, greatly inspired by its founder - whose imprint on the company’s philosophy is still felt today.

Audio-Technica’s passion for listening evolved in the 70’s, when it started designing headphones, building upon a legacy in innovation, meticulous engineering and artistic design.

Today, Audio-Technica’s audio products have become globally synonymous with consistently high sonic performance paired with impeccable build construction and artistic design.

 

Lifetime Warranty

Lifetime Warranty

All Audio-Technica 40 series, 50 series, Artist and Artist Elite products come with a lifetime warranty as standard meaning you can enjoy your product safe in the knowledge that it’s guaranteed for life from the date of purchase to be free of defects in materials and workmanship. In the event of such defect, the product will be repaired or replaced without charge.*

(* Deemed by Audio-Technica to be 15 years (Serviceable lifetime), T&Cs apply)