Audio-Technica AT4050 50th Anniversary Multi-Pattern Urushi Studio Condenser Mic  

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Stunning limited-edition chassis housing a classic, versatile studio microphone.

To celebrate Audio-Technica' 50th Anniversary, A-T has introduced a special limited-edition AT4050URUSHI Anniversary Microphone with hand-painted red Japanese maple leaves in urushi lacquer. A unique serial number is etched on the surface of each AT4050URUSHI model. The limited edition offering comes with a beautifully crafted wooden carrying case.

With three switchable polar patterns, the large-diaphragm Audio-Technica AT4050/LE exhibits a remarkable combination of qualities: high-SPL capability with transparent and airy uppers/mids complemented by rich low-end qualities. Its dual large diaphragms are gold-vaporized and aged for consistent, outstanding performance. A precision-machined, nickel-plated brass acoustic element baffle provides rock-solid element stability and exceptional sensitivity.

Ideal for studio use and live sound productions with vocals, piano, strings, drum overheads, guitar amps, and more.

  • Special 50th anniversary edition with traditional urushi lacquer finish, hand-painted Japanese maple leaves
  • Carefully crafted wooden carrying case
  • Transparent uppers/mids balanced by rich low-end qualities combine with advanced acoustic engineering for extensive performance capabilities and highest quality
  • Dual-diaphragm capsule design maintains precise polar pattern definition across the full frequency range of the microphone
  • The 2-micron-thick, vapor-deposited gold diaphragms undergo a five-step aging process so that the optimum characteristics achieved remain constant over years of use
  • Three switchable polar patterns: omni, cardioid, figure-of-eight
  • Transformerless circuitry virtually eliminates low-frequency distortion and provides superior correlation of high-speed transients
  • State-of-the-art surface-mount electronics ensure compliance with A-T's stringent consistency and reliability standards
  • Switchable 80 Hz hi-pass filter and 10 dB pad

Order today and achieve feng shui harmony with your koi pond.


AT4050 50th Anniversary Multi-Pattern Urushi Studio Condenser Mic Specifications:

  • Element: Externally-polarized (DC bias) condenser
    Polar patterns: Cardioid, Omnidirectional, Figure-of-eight
    Frequency response: 20-18,000 Hz
    Low frequency rolloff: 80 Hz, 12 dB/octave
    Open circuit sensitivity: -36 dB (15.8 mV), re 1V at 1 Pa
    Impedance: 100 ohms
    Maximum sound pressure 149 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.;
    159 dB SPL, with 10 dB pad (nominal)
    Noise: 17 dB
    Dynamic range (typical): 132 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
    Signal-to-noise ratio: 77 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
    Phantom power requirements: 48V DC, 4.2 mA typical
    Switches: polar selection, flat, roll-off, 10 dB pad (nominal)
    Weight: 510 g (18.0 oz)
    Dimensions: 188.0 mm (7.40") long,
    53.4 mm (2.10") maximum body diameter
    Output connectors: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
    Accessories furnished: Isolation mount; 5/8-27 to 3/8-16 threaded adapter; microphone dust cover; wooden case
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