Audio-Technica AT4040 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

Unveil the Pure Essence of Sound with the Audio-Technica AT4040 Cardioid Condenser Microphone!

Audio-Technica AT4040 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

Prepare to embark on a sonic journey like no other with the AT4040. This microphone is a masterpiece of technical precision and acoustic excellence, designed to capture every nuance of your sound with clarity and finesse.

The Audio-Technica AT4040 features a technically-advanced large diaphragm that has been meticulously tensioned to provide smooth, natural sonic characteristics. Your recordings will exhibit a level of depth and authenticity that brings your sound to life.

Employing an externally polarized (DC bias) true condenser design, this microphone stands at the forefront of recording technology. It’s your gateway to capturing the purest essence of your sound source, whether it’s vocals, instruments, or any audio you desire to record.

The Audio-Technica AT4040 is a true performer, boasting exceptionally low noise, a wide dynamic range, and high-SPL capability. Its versatility knows no bounds, making it the go-to choice for a wide range of recording situations.

The microphone’s transformerless circuitry virtually eliminates low-frequency distortion, ensuring that your recordings are free from unwanted artifacts. High-speed transients are captured with stunning accuracy, preserving the subtleties of your performance.

Crafted to perfection, the Audio-Technica AT4040 features a precision-machined, nickel-plated brass acoustic element baffle. This not only enhances element stability but also optimizes sensitivity, ensuring that every detail of your sound is faithfully reproduced.

The open acoustical environment within the symmetrical housing assembly minimizes unwanted internal reflections. Your recordings will be free from coloration and interference, allowing your sound to shine through.

Equipped with state-of-the-art surface-mount electronics, the Audio-Technica AT4040 complies with A-T’s stringent consistency and reliability standards. It’s a microphone that you can trust for years of exceptional performance.

The custom shock mount included with the AT4040 provides superior isolation. Say goodbye to unwanted vibrations and handling noise, allowing your recordings to be pure and pristine.

With a switchable 80 Hz high-pass filter and a 10 dB pad, you have the tools to shape your sound exactly as you envision it. Whether you need to cut out low-frequency rumble or handle high-volume sources, the AT4040 empowers you with precision and control.

Elevate your recordings to a level of clarity and precision that’s simply unparalleled with the Audio-Technica AT4040 Cardioid Condenser Microphone. It’s not just a microphone; it’s the key to unlocking the full potential of your sound. Experience the art of recording like never before with the Audio-Technica AT4040.


Element Externally-polarized (DC bias) condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 20 – 20,000 Hz
Low Frequency Roll Off 80 Hz, 12 dB/octave
Open Circuit Sensitivity -32 dB (25.1 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
Maximum Input Sound Level 145 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.; 155 dB SPL, with 10 dB pad (nominal)
Dynamic Range 133 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 82 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
Phantom Power Requirements 48V DC, 4.2 mA typical
Switches Flat, roll-off ; 10 dB pad (nominal)
Weight 360g
Dimensions 6.69″ (170.0 mm) long, 2.10″ (53.4 mm) maximum body diameter
Output Connector Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
Accessories Included AT8449a shock mount for 5/8″-27 threaded stands; protective carrying case


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$869 Inc GST

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