The AT4040 side-address condenser microphone features an extremely polarized recording element and large recording diaphragm, providing exceptional noise reduction and warm, precise audio output. Perfectly suited for professional recording applications and live performances, the AT4040 is the perfect choice for individuals looking to upgrade their existing hardware setup or enter the world of professional audio for the first time. Renowned for their extensive line-up of industry-leading condenser microphones, Audio-Technica prides itself on providing exceptional results at fair prices. In keeping with reputation, the AT4040 microphone provides exceptional bang-for-buck, delivering professional results and consistent, reliable performance.
The AT4040 side-address condenser microphone features an advanced large diaphragm tensioned specifically to provide smooth, natural sonic characteristics. A marriage of technical precision and artistic inspiration, the AT4040 offers exceptionally low noise, wide dynamic range and high-SPL capability for greatest versatility. This ultra-consistent microphone may be used with confidence in a wide variety of studio and live miking applications, even under the stringent demands of digital recording systems. The AT4040s low-noise circuitry is symmetrical and transformerless, resulting in exceptional transient response and clean output signals for transparent reproduction of even the most troublesome of instruments and sound effects.
Technically-advanced large diaphragm tensioned specifically to provide smooth, natural sonic characteristics
Externally polarized (DC bias) true condenser design
Exceptionally low noise, wide dynamic range and high-SPL capability for greatest versatility
Transformerless circuitry virtually eliminates low-frequency distortion and provides superior correlation of high-speed transients
Precision-machined, nickel-plated brass, acoustic element baffle provides enhanced element stability and optimal sensitivity
Open acoustical environment of the symmetrical housing assembly minimizes unwanted internal reflections
State-of-the-art surface-mount electronics ensure compliance with A-T's stringent consistency and reliability standards
Custom shock mount provides superior isolation
Switchable 80 Hz hi-pass filter and 10 dB pad