Audio-Technica AT4053a Small Diaphragm Hypercardioid Condenser Microphone  

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Ideal for professional recording and critical applications in broadcast, the Audio Technica AT4053 hypercardioid condenser microphone consists of the AT4900a-48 body with the AT4053a-EL hypercardioid ... Read More

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Overview

Ideal for professional recording and critical applications in broadcast, the Audio Technica AT4053 hypercardioid condenser microphone consists of the AT4900a-48 body with the AT4053a-EL hypercardioid element. This versatile studio performer may be used with confidence in a wide variety of professional miking applications, even under the stringent demands of modern digital recording systems. Featuring direct-coupled balanced outputs for clean signals in high-output conditions, the microphone is totally free of the distortion associated with conventional transformer-coupled outputs. And its fast response to transients contributes to the open, transparent reproduction of even the most difficult-to-capture instruments.
Requires phantom power.

Features
  • Direct-coupled, balanced output ensures a clean signal even in high-output conditions
  • Exceptionally low self-noise, very high output and fast transient response
  • The AT4053a consists of two modular subassemblies: an AT4900a-48 body and an AT4053a-EL head capsule (both available separately)
  • Switchable 80 Hz hi-pass filter
  • Turned-brass microphone housing with black chrome plating
  • Accepts optional interchangeable capsules: The AT4049a-EL omnidirectional and the AT4051a-EL cardioid (sold separately)
Specifications
  • Element: Externally polarized (DC bias) condenser
    Polar pattern: Hypercardioid
    Frequency response: 20-20,000 Hz
    Low frequency roll-off: 80 Hz, 12 dB/octave
    Open circuit sensitivity: -33 dB (22 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
    Impedance: 100 ohms
    Maximum input sound level: 146 db SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
    Noise: 19 dB SPL
    Dynamic range (typical): 127 db, 1 kHz at Max SPL
    Signal-to-noise ratio: 75 db, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
    Phantom power requirements: 48V DC, 3.2 mA typical
    Switch: Flat roll-off
    Weight (microphone): 4.2 oz. (120 g)
    Dimensions: 6.10" (155.0 mm) long, .83" 21.0 mm) maximum diameter
    Output connector: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
    Accessories furnished: AT8405a clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; AT8159 foam windscreen; protective pouch
    Audio-Technica case style: S1
Warranty
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
One year parts and labor warranty.


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