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Audio-Technica AT4053b Hypercardioid Condenser Microphone

BH #AUAT4053B • MFR #AT4053B
Audio-Technica AT4053b Hypercardioid Condenser Microphone
Key Features
  • Dialog Boompole Microphone
  • AT4900b-48 Body
  • AT4053b-EL Hypercardioid Head Capsule
  • Direct-Coupled Balanced Output
The AT4053b Hypercardioid Condenser Microphone from Audio-Technica features a professional-quality shotgun design, suitable for field and studio use. It consists of the company's AT4900b-48 microphone body and AT4053b-EL hypercardioid head capsule, providing a hypercardioid pickup pattern for minimizing off-axis noise and improving the isolation of your desired sound source. The microphone's internal transformerless circuitry reduces distortion and provides correlation of high-speed transients. There is a direct-coupled balanced output for a clean signal under high-output conditions and a strong turned-brass housing for durability. A switchable high-pass filter reduces low frequency noise, and a -10 dB pad picks up loud sound sources. The package includes a microphone stand clamp, a windscreen, and carrying case.
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Audio-Technica AT4053b Overview

The AT4053b Hypercardioid Condenser Microphone from Audio-Technica features a professional-quality shotgun design, suitable for field and studio use. It consists of the company's AT4900b-48 microphone body and AT4053b-EL hypercardioid head capsule, providing a hypercardioid pickup pattern for minimizing off-axis noise and improving the isolation of your desired sound source. The microphone's internal transformerless circuitry reduces distortion and provides correlation of high-speed transients. There is a direct-coupled balanced output for a clean signal under high-output conditions and a strong turned-brass housing for durability. A switchable high-pass filter reduces low frequency noise, and a -10 dB pad picks up loud sound sources. The package includes a microphone stand clamp, a windscreen, and carrying case.

Note:
Separately sold interchangeable head capsules with different pickup patterns are available.
For professional recording, broadcast, and sound reinforcement applications
Hypercardioid polar pattern reduces pickup of sounds from the sides and rear, improving isolation of the desired sound source
Direct-coupled, balanced output results in a clean signal under high-output conditions
Transformerless circuitry minimizes low-frequency distortion and provides superior correlation of high-speed transients
Switchable 80 Hz hi-pass filter and 10 dB pad
Turned-brass microphone housing for durability
RoHS compliant
UPC: 042005156023

Audio-Technica AT4053b Specs

Key Specs
Element Type
Condenser
Polar Pattern
Hypercardioid
Frequency Range
20 Hz to 20 kHz
Maximum SPL
145 dB SPL
155 dB SPL
Analog Output
1x XLR 3-Pin
Power Sources
Phantom Power
Microphone
Element Type
Condenser
Polar Pattern
Hypercardioid
Pad
-10 dB
High-Pass Filter
80 Hz, 12 dB/Octave
Performance
Frequency Range
20 Hz to 20 kHz
Maximum SPL
145 dB SPL
155 dB SPL
Impedance
50 Ohms
Sensitivity
-34 dB
Dynamic Range
129 dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
78 dB
Equivalent Noise Level
16 dB
THD
1%
Connectivity
Analog Output
1x XLR 3-Pin
Power
Power Sources
Phantom Power
Operating Voltage
48 V
Physical
Dimensions
ø: 0.83 x L: 6.1" / ø: 21 x L: 154.94 mm
Weight
4.48 oz / 127 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.095 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
10.8 x 4.6 x 1.8"

Audio-Technica AT4053b Reviews

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Does it need require phantom power?

Does it need require phantom power?
Asked by: Joshua
Yes. The Audio-Technica AT4053b Hypercardioid Condenser Microphone BH #AUAT4053B requires phantom power. Operating Voltage: 48 V Operating Current Consumption 4.8 mA
Answered by: Mark S
Date published: 2021-10-22

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How is the noise compared to a boom mic?
Asked by: Anonymous
A mic like the AT4053b would be recommended for indoor dialog capture. The pickup pattern is wider than a traditional shotgun, however for indoor were there are many reflective surfaces, this is a benefit as compared to a more directional mic.
Answered by: Jeff P.
Date published: 2024-03-28

Does it require phantom power?

Does it require phantom power?
Asked by: Joshua
Yes. The Audio-Technica AT4053b Hypercardioid Condenser Microphone BH #AUAT4053B requires 48V phantom power.
Answered by: Mark S
Date published: 2021-10-22
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