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Audio-Technica AT4080 Bidirectional Active Ribbon Microphone

B&H # AUAT4080 Mfr # AT4080
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You Pay: $999.00
Product Highlights
  • Patent-Pending Design
  • Warm, Natural Sound
  • Figure-8 Pickup Pattern
  • Dual Ribbon Construction
  • N50 Neodymium Magnets
  • Phantom Powered
  • METAlliance Certified
  • Assembled by Hand

The AT4080 from Audio-Technica is a professional-quality active ribbon microphone that offers a classic ribbon tone with warm, natural sound along with a robust build quality for lasting durability. The mic has a dual ribbon construction for increased sensitivity, and the Audio-Technica ribbon design has 18 patents pending, including MicroLinear ribbon imprint technology, which protects the ribbons from lateral flexing and distortion. The mic has powerful N50 neodymium magnets to produce a high output level, along with a high SPL capability and extended frequency response.

The mic is produced by hand across the stages of corrugation, imprint, and assembly. The open housing design helps to minimize internal reflections, while the superfine mesh protects the ribbons. The mic has active electronics that require phantom power, which provides a stable impedance and high output. A custom shock mount is included to provide superior isolation. The AT4080 is certified by the METAlliance and is designed to provide years of reliable operation.

Classic ribbon tone with warm, natural sound
Dual ribbon construction for increased sensitivity
Figure-8 pickup pattern
18 patents pending, including MicroLinear ribbon imprint technology, which protects the ribbons from lateral flexing and distortion
Powerful N50 neodymium magnets produce a high output level, along with a high SPL capability and extended frequency response
Produced by hand across the stages of corrugation, imprint, and assembly
Acoustic baffle system and extra large output transformer provide natural low-frequency response and extended dynamic range
Acoustically-open housing design minimizes internal reflections
Superfine mesh protects the ribbons
Active electronics require phantom power, which provides a stable impedance and high output
Custom shock mount, dust cover, and protective carrying case included
Certified by the METAlliance
Transducer Ribbon
Polar Pattern Figure-8
Frequency Response 20Hz - 18kHz
Sensitivity -39dB
EIN 22dB
Maximum Sound Pressure Level (SPL) 150dB
Power Requirements 48VDC Phantom Power, 3mA
Output Impedance 100 Ohms
Output Connectors 3-Pin XLR Male
Pad No
Low Frequency Roll-Off No
Dimensions (LxDiameter) 7 x 2.1" (178 x 53mm)
Weight 16.7 oz (474g)
Audio-Technica AT4080 Bidirectional Active Ribbon Microphone
  • Shock Mount
  • Dust Cover
  • Carrying Case
  • Lifetime Warranty
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