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Audio-Technica 4081 Phantom-Powered Ribbon Microphone


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Get A Low Profile Stick Design With The Audio-Technica 4081 Phantom-Powered Ribbon Microphone

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 MicroLinear ribbon imprint, which protects the dual ribbons from lateral flexing and distortion. Utilizing six new patents*, Audio-Technica’s innovative ribbon transducer advances the evolution of ribbon microphone design. Experience the difference.

Mic cable shown in picture not included


  • Low-profile stick design maximizes placement options
  • Smooth, warm and natural sound tuned for instrument reproduction
  • 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
  • Certified by the METAlliance (Music Engineering and Technology Alliance)


SPECIFICATIONS

  • 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 (typical): 125 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
  • Signal-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 inch) long, 21.0 mm (0.83 inch) 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: S13

Manufacturer: Audio-Technica
Model: AT4081
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I263227-N-0-B
UPC: 4961310106409

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