AT4060

Cardioid Condenser Tube Microphone

MSRP* US$1,815.00
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


    Audio-Technicaís AT4060 cardioid vacuum tube condenser brings the warmth of vintage tube sound to every shade of the SPL spectrum. With a dynamic range that far exceeds that of other tube microphones, it as easily captures the subtlest nuances of vocal and instrumental performance as it handles guitar cabinets and other extreme SPL environments. Featuring hand-selected, individually tested and aged tubes, the AT4060 achieves the coveted, classic sound of valve design without compromising the specification standards required for the most demanding recording situations.

    Check out audio samples and interior views of the AT4060 and other 40 Series side-address condensers

    Audio-Technica takes no chances with this microphoneís consistency and reliability: every AT4060 is individually tested and inspected for 100 percent quality assuranceórare in todayís world of mass-marketed studio microphones.

    AT4060. Vintage sound, rock-solid reliability and amazing versatility for studio and live performance. From Audio-Technicaís premium line of 40 Series condenser microphones.
  • Features


    • Vintage tube sound with the versatile performance necessary for the most demanding studio applications

    • Wide dynamic range, low self-noise and high max SPL capability

    • The 2-micron-thick, vapor-deposited gold diaphragms undergo a five-step aging process so that the optimum characteristics achieved remain constant over years of use

    • Dual-diaphragm capsule design maintains precise polar pattern definition across the full frequency range of the microphone

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

    • Regulated and heavily filtered heater current prevents noise contamination of audio signal chain

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

    • Large coupling transformer provides superior low-frequency linearity

    • Custom shock mount provides superior isolation

  • Specifications

    ELEMENTExternally polarized (DC bias) condenser
    POLAR PATTERNCardioid
    FREQUENCY RESPONSE20-20,000 Hz
    OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY-34 dB (19.9 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
    IMPEDANCE200 ohms
    MAXIMUM INPUT SOUND LEVEL150 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.;
    149 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 0.5% T.H.D.
    NOISE19 dB SPL
    DYNAMIC RANGE (typical)131 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
    SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO75 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
    POWER REQUIREMENTSAT8560 power supply (120V/230V AC)
    WEIGHT (MICROPHONE)22.6 oz (640 g)
    WEIGHT (POWER SUPPLY)4.19 lbs (1.9 kg)
    DIMENSIONSMICROPHONE: 8.27" (210.0 mm) long,
    2.10" (53.4 mm) maximum body diameter

    POWER SUPPLY: 8.27" (210.0 mm) W x
    8.86" (225.0 mm) D x 1.73" (44.0 mm) H
    OUTPUT CONNECTORXLRM-type (on power supply)
    CABLES32.8' (10 m) cable with 6 pin XLR-type connectors for use between microphone and power supply; AC power supply cable
    ACCESSORIES FURNISHEDAT8560 power supply; AT8447 shock mount for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; rack-mount adapters for power supply; protective mic carrying case
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    AT4060 Specification Sheet (pdf 84.53 KB)
    AT4060 Submittal Sheet (pdf 362.79 KB)
    Optional Windscreens / Mounts
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    What tube is used in this mic? thanks

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    Thank you for your inquiry. The AT4060 uses the Sovtek 6922 tube.
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    The Sovtek 6922 which is individually selected and aged for use with the AT4060 Microphone.
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    Hello,
    I need to change the cable with a mogami cable, but I don't know what pin (1-6) correspond with.
    Can you give me the technical properties of the pins 1-6 (i.e, mic output, bias, heater circuit), please.

    Bonjour,
    Je dois remplacer le cable d'un AT 4060 par un cable mogami.
    Pouvez-vous me dire à quoi correspondent les pins 1 à 6, à savoir, sorties micro, bias, circuit de chauffe.
    Merci
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    Thank you for your inquiry. Please contact our service department at (330) 686-2600, option 4 and they will be happy to help you with this.
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    Power Supply?

    Is it possible to purchase only the power supply?
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    Thank you for you inquiry. Please contact our parts department at 330-686-2600 option 4. They can help with this.
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    My AT4060 is making a gurgling sound that i suspect is the tube. Where can i get another tube if that is the problem?
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