BP4073

Line + Gradient Condenser Microphone

MSRP* US$699.00
Five-Year Limited End-User Warranty

*Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Actual selling price may vary; please check with an authorized Audio-Technica dealer.



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  • Overview


    With an overall length of just 9.17 and weight of just 3.5 oz, this microphone adds virtually no heft to the end of a fish pole or the top of a minicam. Through the use of an innovative Audio-Technica design, the interference tube of the BP4073 provides a narrow acceptance angle, effective for long-distance pickup. The highly directional mics offer low self-noise and are fully RoHS-compliant free from all substances specified in the EU directive on the reduction of hazardous substances (RoHS).
  • Features


    • Designed for use in broadcasting, film/TV production and theater sound reinforcement applications

    • Direct-coupled, balanced output ensures a clean signal even in high-output conditions

    • Innovative acoustic design provides same directivity as mics up to 50% longer

    • Switchable 80 Hz hi-pass filter & 10 dB pad

    • Rugged housing made of lightweight structural-grade aluminum alloy

    • RoHS-compliant free from all substances specified in the EU directive on the reduction of hazardous substances (RoHS)

  • Specifications

    ELEMENTExternally polarized (DC bias) capacitor
    POLAR PATTERNLine + gradient
    FREQUENCY RESPONSE20-20,000 Hz
    LOW FREQUENCY ROLL-OFF80 Hz, 18 dB/octave
    OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY-29 dB (35.5 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
    IMPEDANCE50 ohms
    MAXIMUM INPUT SOUND LEVEL141 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.;
    151 dB SPL, with 10 dB pad (nominal)
    NOISE13 dB SPL
    DYNAMIC RANGE (typical)128 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
    SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO81 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
    PHANTOM POWER REQUIREMENTS48V DC, 4.8 mA typical
    SWITCHESFlat, roll-off; 10 dB pad (nominal)
    WEIGHT99 g (3.5 oz)
    DIMENSIONS233.0 mm (9.17") long,
    21.0 mm (0.83") maximum body diameter
    OUTPUT CONNECTORIntegral 3-pin XLRM-type
    ACCESSORIES FURNISHEDAT8405a stand clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter; AT8144 windscreen; two O-Rings; protective carrying case
    AUDIO-TECHNICA CASE STYLESG2
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  • Downloads

    BP4073 Specification Sheet (pdf 330.64 KB)
    BP4073 Submittal Sheet (pdf 194.85 KB)
    Optional Windscreens / Mounts
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    • Q:

      Hey, I was wondering which Mic in the BP line would be the best for both outside/inside recording and is the cheapest? thanks.
      Asked on 11/1/2015 by Jerry from Canada

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        A:

        Please contact our Audio Solutions Department at (330) 686-2600 ext 5000 or at audio-solutions@atus.com for assistance with this.

        Answered on 11/3/2015 by ATUS_Specialist3
      • Staff Reviewer

        A:

        Please contact our Audio Solutions Department at (330) 686-2600 ext 5000 or at audio-solutions@atus.com for assistance with this.

        Answered on 11/3/2015 by ATUS_Specialist3
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