Audio-Technica AT 8033

Small Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

  • Specifically for instrument and voice recording
  • 30 - 20,000 Hz
  • 250 Ω
  • 137 dB SPL max.
  • Battery powered with 1.5V AA or phantom power
  • Dimensions (length/ diameter): 194.2 x 26 mm
  • Incl. AT8405a stand clamp with 5/8"-27 thread, AT 8136 windshield
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Battery Powered Yes
Directional Microphone No
Stereo Pair No
switchable lowcut No
switchable pad No
characteristic cardoid
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Japanese quality at its best to capture voice and nature sounds

Antonibruno-UK, 27.06.2017
I bought this outstanding microphone with main objective to record nature sounds and human voice. The build quality is amazing! I am a mechanical engineer and can appreciate the build quality and precision of this microphone.

I normally record nature sounds using ORTF with outstanding results! When I plug the 15m Mogami cables to my Roland R26 and connect them to my two AT8033 in ORTF positioning, I can hear sounds that I could not normally hear with my naked ears.

The versatility of them to be able to operate with one battery supplying phantom power, allows me to be flexible to connect to equipment lacking phantom power.
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Versatile microphone

DanielR, 15.10.2009
If you are looking for a good universal microphone, the Audio Technica AT8033 should definitely look more closely: The stable and well-processed microphone makes a high-quality impression and is comfortable in the hand.

The linear frequency response makes it versatile to use whether for language (thanks to the long shaft also good to use as a small reporter micro) or to the loudness of the loudspeaker Instrument removal.

I can not judge whether it can be used in a harsh environment (concerts, etc.) - as generalist for occasional use.
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