Audio-Technica AT4050 SM

Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

  • Dual diaphragm capsule
  • Switchable characteristics: Cardioid, omnidirectional, figure-8
  • Frequency range: 20 - 18,000 Hz
  • 132 dB
  • 100 Ohms
  • Switchable roll-off at 80 Hz
  • 48 V phantom power is required
  • Weight: 510 g
  • Incl. suspension model AT8449 and plastic case
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Tube No
Switchable Polar Pattern Yes
Omnidirectional Yes
Cardioid Yes
Figure-8 Yes
Low Cut Yes
Pad Yes
shockmount included Yes
USB Microphone No

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Excellent mic!

24.07.2015
This one became my favourite all-round mic to record vocals and a guitar at the same time (room) or separately. Details and frequency levels are superb. No high-freq boost whatsoever is pre-build or preconfigured in the mic. Highly recommended for male vocals and acoustic guitars, and probably for other different areas of application.
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The faithful friend.

Olaf aus R., 29.10.2009
In the search for a large membrane microphone one is simply slain by the abundance of offers, and in every price class. I wanted to have a large diaphragm that best fits everything: the guitar and the wings exactly, with the overhead be crystal clear and fast, make the song warm and personal - and: do not cost anything! Okay, of course, was not possible. Now I came by research on the AT4050 with kidney, eight- and ball characteristics, mainly because manufacturer and price is in order and one a lifetime-long guarantee (!).

In the medium-term test, the following has been shown: 1. that the guitar and piano are reproduced beautifully and exactly. I also use it for live performances in the piano./ 2. that it is as overhead microphone in the pair (I was still a second added) fine and basin-stressed, or in eight-character works well as Subsnaremikro / 3rd singing very authentic, however Does not dyed or is particularly prominent. But you have to know beforehand how you like it. Maybe some good tube preamp sometimes helps.
Conclusion after prolonged use: a very interesting all-rounder, robustly built and honest in sound.
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