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Audio-Technica AT4053b Hypercardioid Condenser Microphone

You Pay: $599.00
Product Highlights
  • Dialog Boompole Microphone
  • AT4900b-48 Body
  • AT4053b-EL Hypercardioid Head Capsule
  • Direct-Coupled Balanced Output
  • Transformerless Circuitry
  • Switchable High-Pass Filter
  • -10dB Pad
  • Additional Capsules Available

The AT4053b from Audio-Technica is a professional-quality shotgun microphone ideal for field or studio use. The mic consists of 2 components, the AT4900b-48 mic body and an AT4053b-EL hypercardioid head capsule. The hypercardioid pickup pattern minimizes off-axis noise, improving the isolation of the desired sound source. Additional interchangeable head capsules with different pickup patterns are available separately.

The mic has a rugged turned-brass housing for exceptional durability. Internal transformerless circuitry greatly reduces distortion and provides excellent correlation of high-speed transients. The direct-coupled balanced output provides a clean signal, even under high-output conditions. Additional features of the mic include a switchable high-pass filter to reduce low frequency noise, and a -10dB pad for picking up loud sound sources. The mic comes complete with a mic stand clip, foam windscreen, and carrying case.

Professional Quality
The mic is specially engineered to meet professional standards
Rugged Build
The turned brass housing provides long-lasting durability
High-Quality Audio
The transformerless circuitry greatly reduces low-frequency distortion and provides excellent correlation of high-speed transients, while the direct-coupled balanced output provides a clean signal, even under high-output conditions
Hypercardioid Pickup Pattern
The hypercardioid mic capsule greatly reduces off-axis sounds, providing terrific isolation of the desired sound source 1
Filter and Pad
A switchable 80Hz high-pass filter and -10dB pad allow you to reduce low-frequency noises and extend the mic's headroom in order to capture loud sound sources
Phantom Power
The mic runs on 48V phantom power, which it receives via the standard XLR connector
RoHS Compliant
The mic is free from all substances specified in the EU directive on the reduction of hazardous substances
Accessories Included
The mic comes complete with a mic clip, windscreen, and carrying case
Transducer Externally Polarized (DC Bias) Capacitor
Polar Pattern Hypercardioid
Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz
Dynamic Range (Typical) 129dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 78dB
Maximum Input Sound Level 145dB
155dB (With Pad)
Power Requirements 48V Phantom
Impedance 50 Ohms
Output Connectors 3-Pin XLR
Pad Yes, -10dB, Switchable
Low Frequency Roll-Off 80Hz High-Pass Filter, Switchable
Dimensions (LxDiameter) 6.1 x 0.83" (155 x 21mm)
Weight 4.5 oz (127g)
Audio-Technica AT4053b Hypercardioid Condenser Microphone
  • AT4900b-48 Mic Body
  • AT4053b-EL Head Capsule
  • Mic Clip
  • Foam Windscreen
  • Carrying Case
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    Wind Protection

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    • You Pay: $5.50


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    • You Pay: $21.95

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    • You Pay: $29.99
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