Audio-Technica AT4022

Small-diaphragm Condenser Microphone with 20Hz-20kHz Frequency Response, Omnidirectional Pickup Pattern, and Highpass Filter
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$349.00
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Audio-Technica AT4022
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A Great Microphone on Piano and Acoustic Guitar!

Audio-Technica's AT4022 is a low-profile omnidirectional condenser microphone that's a great choice for miking acoustic guitar, piano, and a host of other acoustic instruments. Ideal for both studio and live situations, thanks to its high SPL handling, wide dynamic range, and flat frequency response, the AT4022 also features a special low-mass diaphragm that serves to improve transient response and reduce issues from mechanical and handling noise. Ruggedly designed and featuring a switchable highpass filter and 10dB pad, the AT4022 is another superb microphone from Audio-Technica.

Audio-Technica AT4022 Condenser Microphone at a Glance:
  • Great acoustic instrument microphone
  • Switchable highpass filter and 10dB pad
  • High SPL handling and superb transient response

Great acoustic instrument microphone
Featuring an exceptionally flat frequency response and an omnidirectional pattern, the Audio-Technica AT4022 is well suited to capturing acoustic guitars, pianos, and virtually any acoustic instrument. Its wide dynamic range also makes it a great choice for both studio and stage environments.

Switchable highpass filter and 10dB pad
Designed to tailor to whatever source you need to record or reproduce live, the Audio-Technica AT4022 microphone offers an 80Hz highpass filter, to reduce low end rumble and feedback, and a 10dB pad.

High SPL handling and superb transient response
The Audio-Technica AT4022 microphone offers an SPL handling of 146dB, 156dB when the 10dB pad is engaged. This high handling, in addition to its low-mass element for superb transient response makes the AT4022 a good choice for percussion miking.

Audio-Technica AT4022 Condenser Microphone Features:
  • Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
  • Polar Pattern: Omnidirectional
  • Frequency Response: 20-20,000 Hz
  • Low Frequency Roll-off: 80 Hz, 12 dB/octave
  • Open Circuit Sensitivity: -34 dB (19.9 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
  • Impedance: 250 ohms
  • Max SPL: 146 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.; 156 dB SPL, with 10dB pad (nominal)
  • Self-noise: 13 dB SPL
  • Dynamic Range (TYPICAL): 133 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
  • Signal-to-noise Ratio: 81 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
  • Switches: Flat, roll-off; 10 dB pad
  • Weight: 4.4 oz
  • Dimensions: 5.67" long, 0.83"maximum body diameter
  • Output connector: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
  • Included Accessories: AT8405a stand clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; windscreen; protective carrying case
  • Requires +48V phantom power
The Audio-Technica AT4022 is a versatile omnidirectional condenser microphone that's great on acoustic instruments!

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Additional Media

AT4022 Spec Sheet
Studio Microphone Buying Guide

Tech Specs

Microphone Type Condenser
Polar Pattern Omni
Diaphragm Size 0.64" (16.3mm)
Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz
Max SPL 146dB (156dB w/Pad)
Output Impedance 250 ohms
Signal to Noise Ratio 81dB
Self Noise 13dB
Low Cut Filter 80Hz (-12dB/octave)
Pads -10dB
Connector XLR
Weight 0.26 lbs.
Manufacturer Part Number AT4022

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Excellent performance and value!

Wide, flat frequency response all the way down to 20 Hz. Used in my main stereo array for recording symphonic bands, orchestras, and horn sections of jazz bands. Ultra-low noise. Solidly built. I use the AT 8410a shockmount with it. The value is extraordinary!
Music background: Musician, Recording Engineer
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