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Audio Technica AT4021
Audio Technica AT4021
List Price: $499.00
Our Price: $349.00

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Product Code: 9999-04132


Audio Technica AT4021 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

Audio Technica AT4021 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

Audio Technica AT4021 Details
The Audio Technica AT4021 Instrument Condenser Microphone offers a flat, extended frequency response, high maximum SPL and a wide dynamic range that is perfect for critical studio and live applications. The AT4021's low self-noise is perfectly suited for the most sophisticated recording equipment. Its low-mass diaphragm improves transient response, increases response bandwidth and reduces handling and mechanical noise transfer. The microphone offers outstanding reproduction of low-frequency sounds.

Audio Technica AT4021 Features
  • Outstanding performance and rugged construction
  • High SPL handling and wide dynamic range
  • Flat, extended frequency response
  • Switchable 80 Hz hi-pass filter and 10 dB pad
  • High front-to-back rejection ratio""cardioid polar pattern improves isolation of desired sound source
  • Low self noise perfectly suited for digital recording equipment
  • Exceptional reproduction of low frequency sounds
  • Low-mass element for superb transient response

Audio Technica AT4021 Specifications

  • Element: Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency Response: 20-20,000 Hz
  • Low Frequency Roll-Off: 80 Hz, 12 dB/octave
  • Open Circuit Sensitivity: -34 dB (19.9 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
  • Impedance: 250 ohms
  • Maximum Input Sound Level: 146 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.; 156 dB SPL, with 10 dB pad (nominal)
  • Noise: 14 dB SPL
  • Dynamic Range: 132 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 80 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
  • Phantom Power Requirements: 48V DC, 3.0 mA typical
  • Switches: Flat, roll-off; 10 dB pad
  • Weight: 119 g (4.2 oz)
  • Dimensions: 144.0 mm (5.67-inches) long, 21.0 mm (0.83-inches) maximum body diameter
  • Output Connector: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
  • Accessories Furnished: AT8405a stand clamp for 5/8-inch 27 threaded stands; windscreen; protective carrying case

Average Customer Review 4 of 5 Total Reviews: 1 | Write a review!

  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Amazingly good sounding mic for the money January 12, 2010
Reviewer: Sandor Nagyszalanczy from Bonny Doon, CA United States  
I recently got ahold of an Audio Technica AT4021 and did a careful comparison of it with several other great small-diameter cardiod SDC mics, including an AKG 451B, a Microtech-Gefell M295, a Beyerdynamic MC930. Well, not only did the AT4021 stand up well to the other three mics, all more expensive, but I was amazed at how close it sounded to the M295, the most expensive SDC mic I own! I'd say the AT4021 produced about 85% of the M295's sound, at a fraction the price. Yes, the M295 produces a more dimensional, more polished sound, great if you're recorded a solo guitar or ukulele. But in a mix with other instruments, I'd say the AT4021 will definitely produce terrific results!

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