Audio-Technica AT4081
Bidirectional Active Ribbon Microphone

OUR PART #  AT4081


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™ 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.

Audio-Technica AT4081 Features:

  • 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 microphone preamplifiers

Audio-Technica AT4081 Specifications:

  • Element: Ribbon
  • Polar Pattern: Figure-of-eight
  • Frequency Response: 30 Hz - 18 kHz
  • 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
  • Furnished Accessories:
    • 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: R1, S13
Isolation Clamp
Audio-Technica AT8471 Isolation Clamp
Microphone isolation clamp that provides effective reduction of stand-transmitted noise. Dependably maintains positioning while securely holding microphone and compatible with 5/8"-27 threaded stands.Fits Audio-Technica Case Style(s): R1, ...
Audio Technica Mic Stand Clamp
Audio-Technica AT8430 Audio Technica Mic Stand Clamp
Stand clamp form Audio Technica for AT4033 mic.

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Microphone Shock-Mount for AT4040/4047/4050
Audio-Technica AT8449 Microphone Shock-Mount for AT4040/4047/4050
Shockmount designed for Audio Technica AT4040 / AT4047 / AT4050 microphones.Features: Designed for use with the AT4050, AT4040, AT4033, AT4047 microphones Attenuates noise, shock and vibration transmitted through mic stands, ...

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LG Windscreen
Audio-Technica AT8137 LG Windscreen
LG Windscreen for AT4033 and 4050 microphones.

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Audio-Technica AT4081
Bidirectional Active Ribbon Microphone

OUR PART #  AT4081

Product Information:

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™ 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.

Audio-Technica AT4081 Features:

  • 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 microphone preamplifiers

Audio-Technica AT4081 Specifications:

  • Element: Ribbon
  • Polar Pattern: Figure-of-eight
  • Frequency Response: 30 Hz - 18 kHz
  • 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
  • Furnished Accessories:
    • 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: R1, S13
Isolation Clamp
Audio-Technica AT8471 Isolation Clamp
Microphone isolation clamp that provides effective reduction of stand-transmitted noise. Dependably maintains positioning while securely holding microphone and compatible with 5/8"-27 threaded stands.Fits Audio-Technica Case Style(s): R1, ...
Audio Technica Mic Stand Clamp
Audio-Technica AT8430 Audio Technica Mic Stand Clamp
Stand clamp form Audio Technica for AT4033 mic.

Usually ships in 7-14 business days.
Need it sooner? Call us!
Microphone Shock-Mount for AT4040/4047/4050
Audio-Technica AT8449 Microphone Shock-Mount for AT4040/4047/4050
Shockmount designed for Audio Technica AT4040 / AT4047 / AT4050 microphones.Features: Designed for use with the AT4050, AT4040, AT4033, AT4047 microphones Attenuates noise, shock and vibration transmitted through mic stands, ...

Usually ships in 7-14 business days.
Need it sooner? Call us!
LG Windscreen
Audio-Technica AT8137 LG Windscreen
LG Windscreen for AT4033 and 4050 microphones.

Usually ships in 7-14 business days.
Need it sooner? Call us!
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