• Audio-Technica: AT4053B Hypercardioid Condenser Microphone
  • Audio-Technica: AT4053B Hypercardioid Condenser Microphone

AT4053B Hypercardioid Condenser Microphone

↳ engineered for professional acoustic recording

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  • condenser mic specially engineered for professional acoustic recording + broadcast sound
  • hypercardioid polar pattern reduces pickup of sounds from the sides and rear, improves isolation
  • direct-coupled, balanced output results in a clean signal even under high-output conditions
  • transformerless circuitry virtually eliminates low-frequency distortion
  • switchable 80 Hz high-pass filter + 10 dB pad
  • includes stand clamp, windscreen + protective case

"Featuring direct-coupled balanced outputs for clean signals in high-output conditions, the microphone is totally free of the distortion associated with conventional transformer-coupled outputs. And its fast response to transients contributes to the open, transparent reproduction of even the most difficult-to-capture instruments" - Audio-Technica


  • externally-polarized (DC bias) condenser
  • polar pattern: hypercardoid
  • freq response: 20-20,000 Hz
  • low freq roll off: 80 Hz, 18 dB/octave
  • impedance: 50 ohms
  • noise: 16 dB SPL
  • dynamic range: 129 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
  • signal to noise ratio: 78 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
  • phantom power req: 48V DC, 4.8 mA typical
  • switches: Flat, roll-off; 10 dB pad (nominal)
  • weight: 127 g / 4.5 oz
  • dimensions: 155.0 mm / 6.10" long,  21.0 mm / 0.83" maximum body diameter
  • connectors: integral 3-pin XLRM-type


  • AT8405a stand clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands
  • windscreen
  • protective S1 carrying case

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