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Audio Technica- AT5040

Side-address studio cardioid condenservocal microphone

Manufacturer: Audio Technica
Category: Wired Microphones
SKU: AT5040
Availability: Call
MSRP: $2,999.00

Studio Vocal Microphone

Audio-Technica's premier studio vocal microphone, the AT5040 represents a milestone in condenser design, offering remarkably musical high-fidelity performance, with profound realism and depth, presence and purity of sound.

Designed as a first-choice vocal microphone, the AT5040 cardioid condenser features an extremely smooth top end with controlled sibilance. Large-diaphragm characteristics and fast transient response also make it ideal for recording acoustic instruments such as piano, guitar, strings and saxophone.

Four-Part Rectangular Element

The first of our design criteria for the AT5040 was purity of sound. To achieve this, Audio-Technica engineers developed a four-part rectangular element, the pinnacle of our recent breakthroughs in sound-capture technology. Four exquisitely matched ultra-thin diaphragms function together (with outputs proprietarily summed) as Audio-Technica's largest-ever e

  • Wired connection ensures a worry-free signal quality while speaking
  • With 20 Hz - 20 kHz frequency range, listen to deep lows and euphoric highs
  • Cardioid pattern captures sound from the front and avoid unwanted signals from other sides to ensure noise-free recording
  • Conveniently gets mounted on the camera with the shoe mount option
  • Discrete components carefully selected for optimized capsule performance
  • High-SPL capability and extended frequency response
  • Hand assembled and inspected for 100% quality control
  • Advanced internal shock mounting decouples the capsule from the microphone body
  • Elegant, durable housing of aluminum and brass
  • Included advanced-design custom AT8480 shock mount provides superior isolation
General Information
ManufacturerAudio-Technica U.S., Inc
Manufacturer Part NumberAT5040
Manufacturer Website Address
Brand NameAudio-Technica
Product ModelAT5040
Product NameCardioid Condenser Microphone
Product TypeMicrophone
Technical Information
Connectivity TechnologyWired
Minimum Frequency Response20 Hz
Maximum Frequency Response20 kHz
Microphone TechnologyCondenser
Polar PatternCardioid
Microphone TypeShoe Mount
Microphone Sensitivity-25 dB
Host InterfaceXLRM
Physical Characteristics
Package Contents
  • Cardioid Condenser Microphone
  • AT8480 Shock Mount for 5/8"-27 Threaded Stands
  • Protective Carrying Case
Limited Warranty5 Year