AT3060 (DISCONTINUED)

Cardioid Phantom-powered Tube Microphone

MSRP* US$499.00

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



  • Overview
  • Features
  • Specifications
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  • Overview


    A price/performance first in tube microphone technology, AT3060 side-address tube mic delivers warm, classic tube sound. Operating on 48V phantom power, it offers the convenience and easy setup of a studio condenser. The microphone contains a large diaphragm cardioid capsule, large coupling transformer, and a hand-selected, individually tested and aged tube. Its shock-mounted tube assembly dampens mechanically coupled vibrations.
  • Features


    • Warm classic tube sound

    • No dedicated power supply or special cable needed; operates exclusively on 48V DC phantom power

    • Large-diaphragm cardioid condenser element provides high sensitivity and smooth sound reproduction with low noise levels

    • Hand-selected tubes are individually tested and aged to maintain peak performance

    • Shock-mounted tube assembly dampens mechanically-coupled vibrations

    • Precision-machined, nickel-plated brass, acoustic element baffle provides enhanced element stability and optimal sensitivity

    • Large coupling transformer provides superior low-frequency linearity

    • State-of-the-art design and manufacturing techniques ensure compliance with A-T's stringent consistency and reliability standards

    • Includes AT8458 shock mount and protective pouch

  • Specifications

    ELEMENTFixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
    POLAR PATTERNCardioid
    FREQUENCY RESPONSE50-16,000 Hz
    OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY-32 dB (25.1 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
    IMPEDANCE400 ohms
    MAXIMUM INPUT SOUND LEVEL134 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
    NOISE17 dB SPL
    DYNAMIC RANGE (typical)117 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
    SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO77 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
    PHANTOM POWER REQUIREMENTS48V DC, 3 mA typical
    WEIGHT19.1 oz (540 g)
    DIMENSIONS6.71" (170.5 mm) long,
    2.05" (52.0 mm) maximum body diameter
    OUTPUT CONNECTORIntegral 3-pin XLRM-type
    ACCESSORIES FURNISHEDAT8458 shock mount for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; soft protective pouch
    AUDIO-TECHNICA CASE STYLER5
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  • Downloads

    AT3060 Specification Sheet (pdf 66.92 KB)
    Optional Windscreens / Mounts