AT4050SM

Multi-pattern Condenser Microphone

  • Transparent uppers/mids balanced by rich low-end qualities
  • Dual-diaphragm capsule design maintains precise polar pattern definition
  • Three switchable polar patterns: omni, cardioid, figure-of-eight
  • Transformerless circuitry virtually eliminates low-frequency distortion
  • State-of-the-art surface-mount electronics
  • Custom shock mount provides superior isolation

£695.00 (inc. VAT)

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Product Features

  • Audio-Technica’s classic studio condenser vocal microphone
  • Clean, crisp and accurate sound reproduction
  • Ideal for both studio and live applications
  • Versatile sounds with three switchable polar patterns
  • Rugged and durable casing for reliable extended use
  • Switchable 80 Hz hi-pass filter and 10dB pad
  • Supplied with AT8449 schockmount for superior sonic isolation

AT4050SM

the legendary large diaphragm condenser

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.

  • Audio-Technica’s classic studio condenser vocal microphone
  • Clean, crisp and accurate sound reproduction
  • Ideal for both studio and live applications
  • Versatile sounds with three switchable polar patterns
  • Rugged and durable casing for reliable extended use
  • Dual-diaphragm capsule maintains precise polar pattern definition
  • Switchable 80 Hz hi-pass filter and 10dB pad
  • Hand assembled and inspected for 100% quality control
  • Supplied with AT8449 schockmount for superior sonic isolation
 

“Clean, Crisp and Accurate”

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.

“outstanding performance”

Gold vapourized, aged dual-diaphragms give consistent outstanding performance, and precise polar pattern definition across the full dynamic range.

“A versatile studio or live mic”

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.

 

versatile sound

The AT4050 has omni, cardioid and figure of eight polar patterns, offering versatile sound options.

dual-diaphragm capsule

Dual-diaphragm capsule maintains precise polar pattern definition across the full frequency range.

transformerless circuitry

The transformerless circuitry virtually eliminates low-frequency and provicdes superior correlation of high-speed transients.

AT8449 SHOCK MOUNT

An advanced-design custom shock mount provides superior isolation attenuating noise, shock and vibration.

AT4050SM
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
Impedance 100 ohms
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
Weight 510g
Dimensions 7.40" (188.0 mm) long, 2.10" (53.4 mm) maximum body diameter
Accessories Included AT8449 shock mount for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; protective carrying case

AT4050SM

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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.*

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