Audio-Technica Marks 25th Anniversary Of It’s AT4050 Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone

At AES, Audio-Technica marked the 25th anniversary of one of its legendary microphones, the AT4050 multi-pattern condenser.

Since its introduction, the Audio-Technica AT4050 has gained popularity across markets. It was designed for the studio, but was quickly adopted by live engineers and continues to be used in all manner of live applications.

The AT4050 has three switchable polar patterns and features high-SPL capability with transparent and airy uppers/mids complemented by low-end qualities. Its dual large diaphragms are gold-vaporized and aged for consistent performance.

A precision-machined, nickel-plated brass acoustic element baffle provides element stability and high sensitivity. The AT4050 is ideal for studio use and live sound productions with vocals, piano, strings, drum overheads and guitar amps. 

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