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Audio Technica Bidirectional Active Ribbon Microphone With AT8471 Clamp

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Product Code: AUAT4081
Manufacturer: Audio-Technica

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Our Price £525.00INC

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Delivering the warmth and natural sound of a classic ribbon microphone, Audio-Technica's handcrafted AT4081 offers a robust build for long-lasting performance and higher output for maximum compatibility with microphone preamplifiers. With its low-profile stick design, this microphone is a natural for use on a wide range of instruments (horns, strings, drum overheads, orchestras and more) and guitar cabinets in recording studios and live-sound settings.

Equally at home in recording studios and live-sound settings, the microphone features Audio-Technica's innovative MicroLinearTM ribbon imprint, which protects the dual ribbons from lateral flexing and distortion. With 18 patents pending, Audio-Technica's innovative ribbon transducer advances the evolution of ribbon microphone design. Experience the difference.

Low-profile stick design maximizes placement options
Smooth, warm and natural sound tuned for instrument reproduction
Audio-Technica ribbon design with 18 patents pending including proprietary MicroLinearTM ribbon imprint for superior durability
Innovative dual ribbon construction for increased sensitivity
Extremely powerful N50 neodymium magnets for high output level
Superfine mesh guards against ribbon damage
High-SPL capability and extended frequency response
Handmade production - including ribbon corrugation, imprint and assembly
Phantom-powered active electronics provide stable impedance and higher output for maximum compatibility with microphone preamplifiers


Element: Ribbon
Polar Pattern: Figure-of-eight
Frequency Response: 30-18,000 Hz
Open Circuit Sensitivity: -42 dB (7.9 mV), re 1V at 1 Pa
Impedance: 100 ohms
Maximum Input Sound Level: 150 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
Noise: 25 dB SPL
Dynamic Range (Typcial): 125 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 69 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
Phantom Power Requirements: 48V DC, 3.0 mA typical
Weight: 152 g (5.4 oz)
Dimensions: 155.0 mm (6.10") long, 21.0 mm (0.83") maximum body diameter
Output Connector: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
Accessories Furnished: AT8471 isolation clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter; windscreen; protective carrying case
Audio-Technica Case Style: R1, S13

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