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R/E/P => Klaus Heyne's Mic Lab => Topic started by: GYMusic on November 01, 2012, 01:26:26 pm

Title: Audio Technica AT-5040
Post by: GYMusic on November 01, 2012, 01:26:26 pm
I guess they'll be available January of 2013, unless someone gets a hold of one earlier.  I'm not claiming to be a mic designer, but something about a rectangular capture area for a condenser element doesn't make sense.  Help me out.
Title: Re: Audio Technica AT-5040
Post by: klaus on November 01, 2012, 01:33:53 pm
I have found it very hard to make assumptions about a microphone's performance from sources other than the actual listening.
I have contacted AT to get a tester.
Title: Re: Audio Technica AT-5040
Post by: GYMusic on November 01, 2012, 03:39:12 pm
I have found it very hard to make assumptions about a microphone's performance from sources other than the actual listening.

I agree.
I have contacted AT to get a tester.

Excellent!  I'll be awaiting your evaluation.
Title: Re: Audio Technica AT-5040
Post by: Sredna on November 01, 2012, 04:06:01 pm
..... something about a rectangular capture area for a condenser element doesn't make sense.  Help me out.

http://www.milabmic.com/content.asp?page=capsule (http://www.milabmic.com/content.asp?page=capsule)
Title: Re: Audio Technica AT-5040
Post by: GYMusic on November 03, 2012, 11:35:01 am
http://www.milabmic.com/content.asp?page=capsule (http://www.milabmic.com/content.asp?page=capsule)

TNX for the link. 
Title: Re: Audio Technica AT-5040
Post by: J. Mike Perkins on November 19, 2012, 07:05:20 pm
Pearl Microphones of Sweden have been making condenser mics with rectangular capsules for many years now, so it's not unheard of. 

http://pearl.se/unique_rectangular_capsule
Title: Re: Audio Technica AT-5040
Post by: Glenn Bucci on January 17, 2013, 01:36:49 pm
Sound on Sound just gave an in depth review in their Dec issue; you may want to take a look at.