AT4040 VS 4050. I very often love the "0" switch on my 4050 for roomy sounds, but if I was in your situation the mic package for cheaper would probably be a better start. I did use it (4040) often on guitar cabs, and really liked it there. I don't know about the differences between the 4050 and 4047. Report abuse. So changes have been made in upgrading the older 4040 to the 4050 that will also be made in upgrading the 6040UB to the 6050UB. Price is a bit higher than a 4050, but you may still get it for that budget second-hand. Louder than Liftoff Silver Bullet first impressions, Already have an account? 01-02-2004, 05:03 PM #3. It's particularly evident in the loud phrase (the 5th and 9th phrases in the waveform above) where the 4050 has just a touch of distortion whereas the 4033 is smoother. The 4040 is the value. The AT4040, on the other hand, is a real seductress. Ahora que adquirí el 4040, puedo asegurar que es uno de los mejores que he utilizado, no le pide nada a micrófonos de gama más alta. I had the 4040 but the 4050 is smoother and more full-bodied to my ears. That's a GREAT price for a 4040 and they're very good mics. Bookmarks. Maybe it’s me. Hear the difference between a $300 large diaphragm condenser microphone (the BLUE Bluebird) and a $700 LDC, the Audio Technica AT4050. Although based on the original AT4050, the 4050ST has slightly different characteristics, and it will inevitably be used in different ways — so the original 4050 still has a … Translate review to English. If you need a pair and budget matters, try them. Among these was an update to its 1080p pixel-shifting technology that came with the claim of delivering equal detail to … Just a friendly reminder that political discussion, (including "offhand" and 'sideways' commenting) is. The other day, I had it over the snare, “three mic” style, and it sounded good; but there was kind of a lot of “midrange yuckiness.” However, my AKG C 33E was having similar problems, which led me to believe it was the room, not the mics. The overall feel of the product is pretty solid so it doesn’t feel flimsy or cheap. I tried it on male and female vocals and was similarly pleased with the results. It’s multipattern (cardioid, omni and figure-8), which makes it really useful in lots of different situations. I was actually reeeeeaaaaaally hoping you could do an at 4040 vs at 4050 review sometime (in fact I keep checking back here to see if you’ve done it lol). In this post, we are going to review three great studio-grade microphones AT4040, AT4033, and AT4050. 6 drum mic overheads: Earthworks QTC30 vs AKG 214 AUDIX f15 SENNHEISER MD 421 II SHURE SM57 SONY MV1 - Duration: 3:10. Workhorse indeed and the flagship of the 4000 series in my opinion. man that would be sweet! AT 4040 vs. 4050 Sign in to disable this ad Does the AT 4040 utilize the same 2-micron gold diaphragm as the 4050? 2 people found this helpful. The main differences are that the 4050 has dual capsule for omni and fig 8 patterns. Here at Projector Reviews, we’ve long been fans of Epson’s more expensive UB series, the current iterations being the Home Cinema 5040UB and Pro Cinema 6040UB – two near identical models (performance wise). The AT4050 is one mic I did actually buy, and it’s been my solitary “good mic” for years now. Yup, it sounds great. The only reservation that I have is the fear of buying someone elses problems. There's a little difference, but without putting both mics next to eachother and A/Bing them you probably won't notice it. Instead, I rely on the kindness of others for most of my transducing needs. Do you guys know the difference between these 2 mics other than the 4050 having multiple polar patters? I own a 4040 and love it. The 4100 is based on the 4000 engine but it prints at 25ppm vs. 17ppm. *(see note) Non Handed closer. A. James Greenlee. AT4040 or AT4033? Having owned all of these i'd say the 4047 is the vibe model, my favorite. The AT4040, on the other hand, is a real seductress. I haven’t had a chance to check it out on anything else, but I’m certainly keeping it, and I recommend you check it out as well. The … To me, the AT4050 isn’t the kind of mic you fall in love with—but more a really good, versatile workhorse. Non Handed cover. It might be easier to suggest based on what holes you need to fill. List price is $495, list for the AT4050 is $895. The 4040 sounded a bit more flattering to most sources to me, while the 4050 was a bit more neutral. I would often use them for M/S recordings with great results. April 28, 2018 Reply Comment Report abuse. Colbert • November 2, 2015 • No Comments • These companies are two big names in the recording industry. I was wondering some opinions and comparisons on the above. The folks at A-T sent one for review, and I have to say, I loved it from the get go. 01-10-2010, 08:51 AM #3. The extra polar patterns on the 4050 are a great advantage over the 4040 depending on the application. Reply. 2699 vs 2999 vs 3299 vs 3999. SIC MIC 2,125 views JJ. They street for $175 each. Published on Jan 12, 2016. I ended up selling the 4040, but kept the 4050. 414 are nice I like the last generation >2004 less but they still are very capable versatile mics Try them! I have the 4050. the 4050 sort of HiFi clean scooped and nice(slightly unexciting to sing with) and the 4040 a slightly smoother 4033. If you read my review of the Shure KSM141 last issue, you know that I rarely spend my own money on mics. The capsule is pretty solid, and I’d say it a… See all reviews. Read more about the Audio-Technica AT4040 and AT4050 condenser mics. I prefer the 4050 over the 4040 although both are very usable. So I moved the drums to a different room (what luxury!) If you’re looking to upgrade your equipment, you can’t go wrong choosing one of these microphones. It’s cardioid only, and like the AT4050, it has switches for -10 dB pad and low-cut filter. I’ve heard it pairs well with the Focusrite 2i2 and the Steinberg UR22. All 3 are great Mic's and i have had good experience with AT in general. Not quite as bright as my old standby Oktava 219, but plenty thick and crunchy, which is just what I want from a snare mic. The 4041's are an awesome value and killer Mic's but i would want a pair. Read more. The 4040 SM ships in a vinyl-wrapped, foam-lined case, packed in a larger cardboard box that also contains the AT8449 elastic shockmount, supplied as standard. I own an older 4050 that I bought used on eBay and had a newer (late 90s manufacture) 4050 from work. Im really interested in used tractors because of price. 4041XP - Adjustable size 1 to 6. The average user would never notice the differences even if they knew what they were. I have a 4040, and I think of it more as a vocal mic. Hey there! I've never used a condenser outside the kick, if that's what we're talking about, so I'm not sure what to say about that. Audio equipment is more accessible than ever, and with that comes a larger personal responsibility. The 3031 is a sweet SDC as well, I bought a pair last year that were used at the Grammys. Click here to login, The ability to reply to and create new discussions, Access to members-only giveaways & competitions, Interact with VIP industry experts in our guest Q&As, Access to members-only sub forum discussions, Get INSTANT ACCESS to the world's best private pro audio, Promote your eBay auctions and Reverb.com listings for free. The Pro Cinema 4040 comes in a black case, and is bundled with a cable cover, spare lamp, and a ceiling mount for the quoted price. Epson has announced the Epson Pro Cinema 4050 4K PRO-UHD Projector with an improved version of the company's advanced pixel-shifting technology, HDR compatibility, and a reduced price of $2399, down from the $2699 for the Pro Cinema 4040 it replaces.The Pro Cinema 4050 4K PRO-UHD also boasts automated lens memory to allow constant image height display of multiple aspect ratio sources … Thanks, Tim vv-tim, May 19, 2005 #1. kats Guest. To me, the AT4050 isn’t the kind of mic you fall in love with—but more a really good, versatile workhorse. I don't have a 4050. View Profile View Forum Posts 3D VIP 2013 Join Date Sep 2001 Location Lexington, Ky. Posts 277. What do you have in your Mic cabinet right now? At first glance, the AT4040, AT4033, and AT4050 all appear pretty similar other than the cost. Street price is a lot less. (& the same transformerless solid-state circuitry?) I would describe the 4050 as the most natural/big sounding of the 3, 4040 as more upfront but a bit "smaller", and 4047 a balance between the two with slightly coloured high-mids. You need an account to post a reply. If possible why not buy all 3 and send back what you don't like/need. Reviewed in Canada on December 30, 2017. Read more. Can be mounted on a RH or LH door. AB. *(see note) Non Handed arms with the exception of HEDA arms are handed. When you buy products through links across our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage 3D VIP 2005, '10 Join Date Sep 2001 Location salt lake city Posts 3,252. Which one will be the best for your studio? I tried both in figure-8 for spot miking in an orchestral situation and was shocked how much more accurate the older 4050 was in that pattern than the newer one. The frequency response graph shows some pretty serious peaks around 6 and 8 kHz, but I haven’t found the mic to be harsh sounding in the least. Nowadays, it seems like everyone has a home studio. Great mic. The AT4050 ST offers excellent stereo imaging and is a welcome addition to Audio Technica's 4000 series. I’ve used it on kick, overhead, room, bass, all kinds of guitars, organ, xylophone, cello, viola, djembe, piano, trumpet, wineglass, and every percussion instrument you can think of. Something about the high end—it’s like there’s a weird dip and peak right next to each other. I have no affiliation with them BTW but recently got a very good price on B-stock 4040 and 4050 mics. Audio-Technica AT4040 vs AKG C214 Review. This is because the 4050 features a dual diaphragm capsule. I can’t lie – it’s a stunning microphone with a large diaphragm that is designed to offer exceptional sound. The 4050 works well with tubes and the multipattern is nice. Both mics come with shockmounts. Scott Craggs' review of the Audio-Technica AT4040 and AT4050, from the January, 2003 issue of Tape Op magazine (#33). My go-to mic for home recording and production is an AT-4033, which is a pretty magical large-diaphragm condenser at a crazy reasonable price for its quality. You did the right thing, most producers will consider the 4040 superior to the Rode and the AT 2035. Lynn Fuston 3D Audio Making beautiful music SEEM easy since 1979. Helpful. It seems many people mention this mic for vocals; but you know, I’ve never been too psyched anytime I’ve put it up in front of a singer. The day it arrived, I tried it on a couple of guitar tracks. They would probably be good for someone with a great voice. The mic is one of the best that Audio-Technica has to offer, and is overall a very popular model for it's nice sound and great price. When the Epson Home Cinema 4050 4K PRO-UHD projector was introduced at September's CEDIA Expo, Epson touted some improvements over earlier models. That spare lamp is great! Cheers, Dan. Other than that both seemed similar . Love the work man! Maybe its just me but i rarely us just one SDC. The 4050 is the newest generation model in the 4000 series and the 6040UB is the older generation model in the 6000 series that should soon be replaced by the 6050UB. On playback, I thought, “Wow, that sounds exactly like what I just played.” Maybe with the hi-end boost, it’s “…exactly… plus a little sparkle” — but whatever, it sounds really good. It always sounds “good”, but rarely sounds “right.” In these pages long ago, someone described the AT4050 as “kind of prissy,” and for vocals, I would tend to agree. You cannot go wrong with this mic. at4040; audio technica; vv-tim Guest. 5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent mic for the price, sounds great ! The difference is so slight, but I'm ashamed to admit that there's moments I prefer the 4033 over the 4050 (while the 4050 is allegedly the better/more expensive mic). On musicians friend the 4040 runs about $300 usd, where as the 4050 is double the price. Ive found some nice looking tractors at around 6,000 hrs for $35,000-$40,000. I had both, and liked them both. 4040XP Series (4040 DEL) is a universal closer. Between 4040 and 5040 i read lumens 2300 vs 2500 and contrast is something like 300,000:1 vs 1,000,000:1. The Audio-Technica AT 4050 is a large diaphargm condenser microphone designed for use in the recording studio. The review mics (I had the luxury of a pair) came without any manuals or technical notes at all, and I had to surf over to the Audio Technica web site for the published specs. There is also the AT4047 which is again different and again more expensive. The 4000 and 4050 are pretty much the same printer save for some enhancements to the formatter board. The 4047 is available there too! Create a username and password below and an account will be created and your post entered. A blend of technical precision and artistic inspiration, the AT4040 large-diaphragm side-address studio condenser offers exceptionally low noise, wide dynamic range and … Is the only difference between the two the added pickup patterns on the 4050? Thread Tools. Audio-Technica AT4040 vs AKG C214 Review. Page 1 of 2 - JD 4050-4055 Thoughts - posted in Tractor Talk: Hello all, I am looking at a JD 4050-55 series 100-115 HP tractor for baling hay on 160 acres. Let’s start by talking about design. Anyway, for most everything else, it’s great. and currently have the AT4040 handling side of snare duties. It features a nickel-plated brass body that has a black finishing. The AT4050 s dual large-diaphragm design provides consistent, superior performance in switchable cardioid, omnidirectional and figure-of-eight polar pattern settings. I sold the 4040 after buying the other. Can mount push side or pull side of the door. AT4040 vs AT4047 For Contrasting Sound. Save Share. 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