AT4053b

Hypercardioid Condenser Modular Microphone

  • Meet the most critical acoustic requirements of professional recording
  • Featuring direct-coupled balanced outputs
  • Omni and cardioid head capsules are available separately
  • Transformerless circuitry virtually eliminates low-frequency distortion
  • Switchable 80 Hz hi-pass filter and 10 dB pad
  • Rugged turned-brass microphone housing for enduring dependability

£521.00 (inc. VAT)

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AT4053b

AT4053b

Hypercardioid Condenser Modular Microphone

This versatile studio performer may be used with confidence in a wide variety of professional miking applications. Featuring direct-coupled balanced outputs for clean signals in high-output conditions, the AT4053b is totally free of the distortion associated with conventional transformer-coupled outputs. And its fast response to transients contributes to the open, transparent reproduction of even the most difficult-to-capture instruments. 

The AT4053b consists of two modular subassemblies: an AT4900b-48 body and an AT4053b-EL hypercardioid head capsule (both available separately). Additional interchangeable capsules are available in omnidirectional (AT4049b-EL) and cardioid (AT4051b-EL).

  • Specially engineered to meet the most critical acoustic requirements of professional recording, broadcast and sound reinforcement
  • Hypercardioid polar pattern reduces pickup of sounds from the sides and rear, improving isolation of desired sound source
  • Direct-coupled, balanced output results in a clean signal even under high-output conditions
  • Transformerless circuitry virtually eliminates low-frequency distortion and provides superior correlation of high-speed transients
  • Switchable 80 Hz hi-pass filter and 10 dB pad
  • Rugged turned-brass microphone housing for enduring dependability
  • State-of-the-art design and manufacturing techniques ensure compliance with Audio-Technica's stringent consistency and reliability standards
AT4053b
Element Externally polarized (DC bias) capacitor
Polar Pattern Hypercardioid
Frequency Response 20 - 20.000 Hz
Open Circuit Sensitivity -34 dB (19.9 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
Impedance 50 ohms
Maximum Input Sound Level 145 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.; 155 dB SPL, with 10 dB pad (nominal)
Low Frequency Roll Off 80 Hz, 18 dB/octave
Switches Flat, roll-off; 10 dB pad (nominal)
Dynamic Range 129 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 78 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
Phantom Power Requirements 48V DC, 4.8 mA typical
Weight 127g
Dimensions 155.0 mm (6.10") 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

AT4053b

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AT4049b-EL

Omnidirectional head capsule only, for modular microphone AT4900b-48

£ Contact Reseller

AT4051b-EL

Cardioid Head Capsule only, for Modular Microphone AT4900b-48

£ Contact Reseller

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Hypercardioid Head Capsule only, for Modular Microphone AT4900b-48

£ Contact Reseller

AT4053b

Hypercardioid Condenser Modular Microphone

Name Filetype Filesize
AT4053b Specification Sheet PDF 152 KB
AT4053b Polar Pattern JPG 84 KB
AT4053b Frequency Response JPG 64 KB
AT4053b Declaration of Conformity PDF 158 KB

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