Audio-Technica

AT AT5040

Audio-Technica AT5040 Flagship Vocal Microphone


New to the Audio Technica range of studio condenser microphones is the AT5040 cardioid condenser. Studio engineers wanted a microphone that is flat right down to the very low frequencies and Audio Technica have delivered. There are no nasty little humps so what you put in is what you get out. This microphone is a blank canvas - Use it on vocals and the recording will come alive. If you have a great vocalist this is the microphone you want because you are capturing every little nuance of there voice without adding any unwanted frequencies. The AT5040 is Audio-Technica’s premier studio vocal condenser microphone - it boasts musical high-fidelity performance, profound realism, depth and purity of sound.


    • Audio-Technica AT5040 PRODUCT FEATURES:

      Audio-Technica’s premier studio condenser vocal microphone
      Extremely musical high-fidelity performance, with profound realism and depth, presence and purity of sound
      Four rectangular diaphragms (2 micron) function together as Audio-Technica’s largest-ever element, providing combined surface area twice that of a standard circular one-inch diaphragm
      Exceptionally low noise and wide dynamic range ideal for studio vocals
      Discrete components carefully selected for optimized capsule performance
      High-SPL capability and extended frequency response
      Hand built and inspected for 100% quality control
      Advanced internal shock mounting decouples the capsule from the microphone body
      Elegant, durable housing of aluminium and brass
      Included advanced-design custom AT8480 shock mount provides superior isolation
      Custom hard-shell carrying case with die-cut foam compartments offers protection during storage and transport
    • Audio-Technica AT5040 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

      Element
      Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
      Polar pattern
      Cardioid
      Frequency response
      20 – 20,000 Hz
      Impedance
      50 ohms
      Open circuit sensitivity
      –25 dB (56.2 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa*
      Maximum input sound level
      142 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
      Noise
      5 dB SPL
      Dynamic range (typical)
      137 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
      Signal-to-noise ratio
      89 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa*
      Phantom power requirements
      48V DC, 3.8 mA typical
      Weight
      582 g
      Dimensions
      165.3mm long, 57mm maximum body diameter
      Output connector
      Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
      Accessories furnished
      AT8480 shock mount for 5/8″-27 threaded stands; protective carrying case
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