With the groundbreaking AT4080, Audio-Technica achieves the coveted ribbon microphone sound while solving the problems of fragility and low output that have historically plagued ribbon mics. Delivering the warm, smooth sound of a classic ribbon microphone, Audio-Technica’s handcrafted AT4080 Ribbon Microphone offers a robust build for long-lasting, reliable performance and higher output for maximum compatibility with microphone preamplifiers.
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.
|FREQUENCY RESPONSE||20-18,000 Hz|
|OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY||–39 dB (11.2 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa|
|MAXIMUM INPUT SOUND LEVEL||150 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.|
|NOISE||22 dB SPL|
|DYNAMIC RANGE (typical)||128 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL|
|SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO||72 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa|
|PHANTOM POWER REQUIREMENTS||48V DC, 3.0 mA typical|
|WEIGHT||474 g (16.7 oz)|
|DIMENSIONS||177.5 mm (6.99″) long,
53.4 mm (2.10″) maximum body diameter
|OUTPUT CONNECTOR||Integral 3-pin XLRM-type|
|ACCESSORIES FURNISHED||AT8449a/SV shock mount for 5/8″-27 threaded stands; microphone dust cover; protective carrying case|
|AUDIO-TECHNICA CASE STYLE||R1|