Audio-Technica AT4050 Studio Condenser Microphone

- Element: Condenser
- Dynamic Range (Typical): 132 dB, 1 kHz at Max. SPL
- Polar Pattern: Cardioid, Omni, Figure-of-eight
- Phantom Power Requirements: 48V (+/-4V)
- Frequency Response: 20 - 18,000 Hz
- Switches: Polar pattern; 10 dB pad; roll-off
- Open Circuit Sensitivity: -36 dB (15.8 mV), re 1V at 1 Pa
- Low Frequency Roll-off: 80 Hz, 12 dB per octave
- Impedance: 100 ohms
- Weight: 18.0 oz (510 g)
- Maximum Input Sound Level: 149 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
- Output Connector: XLRM-type
- Signal to Noise Ratio: 77 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
- Accessories Furnished: AT8449 shock mount; microphone dust cover; protective case
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 3.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 11 x 10 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): AUD AT4050 SM
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 330-686-2600

Audio-Technica AT4050 Condenser Mic

Attain peerless professional quality time and time again with the Audio-Technica AT4050 Studio Condenser Microphone.

Preferred by professionals for its capability to accurately and transparently record anything from vocals, to electric guitar, to classical ensembles both small and large, the Audio-Technica AT4050 Studio Condenser Microphone combines aged dual gold-plated large-diaphragm condenser elements with polar pattern customization to give you only the richest low tones and most neutral yet vibrant mid and upper range tones possible.


- Switchable cardioid, omnidirectional, and figure eight patterns
- 2-micron-thick, vapor-deposited gold diaphragms
- 100 ohm impedance
- 510 gram weight
- 3-pin XLRM-type output connector
- Transformerless circuitry limits low-frequency distortion and provides superior correlation of high-speed transients
- State-of-the-art surface-mount electronics
- Switchable 80 Hz hi-pass filter and 10 dB pad
- Shock mount, dust cover, carrying case included
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Submitted May 8, 2005 by a customer from
"Excellent product for price!!"
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Used this mic for 10 years now. Identical sound whether it is vocals or instruments.
Sounds exellent especially with a decent pre-amp.
Well worth the price...10 years ago I spent $800 on this mic...I would recommend it to anybody with or without a tight budget.
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Never had to contact support.
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Musical Style:
hip hop/gospel/R&B
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