Line + Gradient Condenser Microphone

Line + Gradient Condenser Microphone Line + Gradient Condenser Microphone Line + Gradient Condenser Microphone
Line + Gradient Condenser Microphone
Line + Gradient Condenser Microphone


Overall length of 21.22” with an extremely narrow, highly directional pickup pattern Ideal for use in broadcasting, film/TV production, and theater sound reinforcement Direct-coupled, balanced output ensures a clean signal even in high-output conditions Transformerless design for improved pickup of transients Rugged housing made of lightweight structural-grade aluminum alloy Interference tube design for narrow acceptance angle Switchable 80 Hz high-pass filter & 10 dB pad RoHS-compliant – free from all substances specified in the EU directive on the reduction of hazardous substances (RoHS)


  • At 21
  • 22” long, Audio-Technica’s new BP4071L is among the longest shotgun microphones on the market today
  • Originally developed at the request of broadcast professionals, this microphone boasts an extremely narrow polar pattern, excellent rejection from the sides and rear of the microphone, along with crisp, intelligible audio reproduction
  • It offers switchable low-frequency roll-off and a 10 dB pad, and comes generously equipped with a stand clamp, windscreen, and case
Tech Specs

Technical Specification

Frequency Response 20-18,000 Hz
Impedance 50 ohms
Element Externally polarized (DC bias) capacitor
Polar Pattern Line + gradient
LOW FREQUENCY ROLL-OFF 80 Hz, 18 dB/octave
Open Circuit Sensitivity -29 dB (35.5 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
Output connector Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
Phantom Power Requirements 48V DC, 4.8 mA typical
Maximum Input Sound Level 141 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.; 151 dB SPL, with 10 dB pad (nominal)
Noise 13 dB SPL
Signal to Noise Ratio 81 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
Switches Flat, roll-off; 10 dB pad (nominal)
Dynamic Range 128 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
Dimensions 539.0 mm (21.22") long, 21.0 mm (0.83") maximum body diameter
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