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AT 4050ST

A versatile stereo condenser microphone suitable for professional audio recording applications, offering a wide range of polar patterns and transparent sound reproduction for capturing detailed stereo recordings and ambient soundscapes.

Brand: Audio Technica

Model: AT 4050ST Stereo version of AT4050 with cardioid and Figure-8 pattern

Manufacture URL: https://audio-technica.com.au

The manual is available to download by clicking “Article Attachments” below. The most up-to-date information will be found on the manufacturer’s website. Please note this manual and images used are for educational purposes only.

Access & Usage

Pick-Up Location: The Conservatorium of MusicCON111 – Tech Office

Induction(s) Required:

  • L1 General Induction
  • L2 City Performance & Rehearsal Studios Inductions

These inductions can be found inside Canvas:

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Technical Specifications

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Element: Externally-polarized (DC bias) condenser

Polar Pattern: Cardioid and Figure-of-eight

Frequency Response: 20-18,000 Hz

Low Frequency Roll Off: 80 Hz, 12 dB/octave

Open Circuit Sensitivity:
Stereo 90°: -42 dB (7.9 mV) dB re 1V at 1 Pa
Stereo 127°: -41 dB (8.9 mV) dB re 1V at 1 Pa
Mid: -36 dB (15.8 mV) dB re 1V at 1 Pa
Side: -36 dB (15.8 mV) dB re 1V at 1 Pa

Maximum Input Sound Level:
Mid and Side: 149 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
159 dB SPL, with 10 dB pad (nominal)

Stereo 90°: 25 dB SPL
Stereo 127°: 16 dB SPL
Mid: 15 dB SPL
Side: 17 dB SPL

Dynamic Range:
Mid: 134 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
Side: 132 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:
Stereo 90°: 69 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
Stereo 127°: 78 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
Mid: 79 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
Side: 77 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa

Phantom Power Requirements: 48V DC, 6.4 mA typical (both channels total)

Switches: 90°, 127°, M-S; Flat, roll-off; 10 dB pad (nominal)

Weight: 517 g (18.2 oz)

Cable: 5.0 m (16.5′) long, 8-conductor, shielded, vinyl-jacketed stereo cable with 5-pin XLRF-
type connector at microphone end and two 3-pin XLRM-type connectors at output end

Dimensions: 193.0 mm (7.60″) long, 53.4 mm (2.10″) maximum body diameter

Output Connector: Integral 5-pin XLRM-type

Accessories Included: AT8449a shock mount for 5/8″-27 threaded stands; microphone dust
cover; protective carrying case

Audio-Technica Case Style: R1

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Updated on July 13, 2023

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