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    Audio-Technica AT4080 Bidirectional Active Ribbon Microphone

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    Audio-Technica AT4080 Active Ribbon Mic
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    Audio-Technica AT4080 Bidirectional Ribbon Microphone with Shockmount Product Description

    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(tm) 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.


    - Smooth, warm and natural high-fidelity sound for professional recording, broadcast and sound reinforcement
    - Groundbreaking Audio-Technica ribbon design with 18 patents pending
    - Proprietary MicroLinear ribbon imprint for superior durability
    - Innovative dual ribbon construction for increased sensitivity
    - Extremely powerful N50 neodymium magnets for high output level
    - Ultra-fine mesh helps protect against ribbon damage
    - Classic bidirectional (figure-of-eight) polar pattern picks up sounds equally from the front and back of the element
    - High-SPL capability and extended frequency response
    - Extended frequency response for natural audio reproduction
    - Acoustic baffle system and extra large output transformer provide natural low-frequency response and extended dynamic range
    - Handmade production - including ribbon corrugation, imprint and assembly
    - Open acoustical environment of the housing assembly minimizes unwanted internal reflections
    - Phantom-powered active electronics provide stable impedance and higher output for maximum compatibility with microphone preamplifiers
    - Custom shock mount provides superior isolation
    - Certified by the METAlliance (Music Engineering and Technology Alliance)

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Audio-Technica products.

    Audio Technica AT-4080 Technical Description

    - Element: Ribbon
    - Polar Pattern: Figure-Of-Eight
    - Frequency Response: 20-18,000 Hz
    - Open Circuit Sensitivity: -39 Db (11.2 Mv) Re 1v At 1 Pa
    - Impedance: 100 Ohms
    - 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: At8449/Sv Shock Mount For 5/8"-27 Threaded Stands; Microphone Dust Cover; Protective Carrying Case
    - Audio-Technica Case Style: R1

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Audio-Technica products.
    Shipping Weights and Dimensions
    Shipping Weight: 3 lbs
    Shipping Dimensions: 11 x 10 x 4 in

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