Audio-Technica AT4081 Bidirectional Ribbon Microphone with Clamp

Extend your microphone collection with this durable ribbon microphone from Audio-Technica, and lend a warm, natural sound to guitar amps, horns, and more.

Delivering the warmth and natural sound of a classic ribbon microphone, Audio-Technica's handcrafted AT4081 offers a robust build for long-lasting performance and higher output for maximum compatibility with microphone preamplifiers. With its low-profile stick design, this microphone is a natural for use on a wide range of instruments (horns, strings, drum overheads, orchestras and more) and guitar cabinets in recording studios and live-sound settings.

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.


- Low-profile stick design maximizes placement options
- Smooth, warm and natural sound tuned for instrument reproduction
- Audio-Technica ribbon design with 18 patents pending including proprietary MicroLinear ribbon imprint for superior durability
- Innovative dual ribbon construction for increased sensitivity
- Extremely powerful N50 neodymium magnets for high output level
- Superfine mesh guards against ribbon damage
- High-SPL capability and extended frequency response
- Handmade production - including ribbon corrugation, imprint and assembly
- Phantom-powered active electronics provide stable impedance and higher output for maximum compatibility with read more microphone preamplifiers
- Certified by the METAlliance (Music Engineering and Technology Alliance)
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- Element: Ribbon
- Polar Pattern: Figure-Of-Eight
- Frequency Response: 30-18,000 Hz
- Open Circuit Sensitivity: -42 Db (7.9 Mv), Re 1v At 1 Pa
- Impedance: 100 Ohms
- Maximum Input Sound Level: 150 Db Spl, 1 Khz At 1% T.H.D.
- Noise: 25 Db Spl
- Dynamic Range (Typical): 125 Db, 1 Khz At Max Spl
- Signal-To-Noise Ratio: 69 Db, 1 Khz At 1 Pa
- Phantom Power Requirements: 48v Dc, 3.0 Ma Typical
- Weight: 152 G (5.4 Oz)
- Dimensions: 155.0 Mm (6.10") Long, 21.0 Mm (0.83") Maximum Body Diameter
- Output Connector: Integral 3-Pin Xlrm-Type
- Accessories Furnished: At8471 Isolation Clamp For 5/8"-27 Threaded Stands; 5/8"-27 To 3/8"-16 Threaded Adapter; Windscreen; Protective Carrying Case
Audio-Technica Case Style: S13
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 1.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 11 x 6 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): AT4081
Warehouse Resealed, USED
Shipping Weight: 1.04 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 10 x 10 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): AT4081

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 330-686-2600 x5000


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