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Audio-Technica AT4081 Ribbon Microphone

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The Audio-Technica AT4081 ia a phantom-powered bidirectional 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. With 18 patents pending, Audio-Technica’s innovative ribbon transducer advances the evolution of ribbon microphone design. Experience the difference.

Audio-Technica AT4081 Ribbon Microphone Features
  • 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 MicroLinear 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
  • Certified by the METAlliance (Music Engineering and Technology Alliance)
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Product Specifications

Audio-Technica AT4081 Ribbon Microphone 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 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 inches) long, 21.0 mm (0.83 inches) maximum body diameter
  • Output Connector:  Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
  • Accessories Furnished:  AT8471 isolation clamp for 5/8 inch-27 threaded stands; 5/8 inch-27 to 3/8 inch-16 threaded adapter; windscreen; protective carrying case


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