By PSW Staff • July 22, 2015 Audio-Technica’s new BP40 Dynamic Broadcast Microphone with optional AT8484 shock mount. Audio-Technica is now shipping its BP40 Large-Diaphragm Broadcast Microphone, a dynamic vocal microphone with condenser-like sound for a variety of applications including radio, overdubs, post-production, podcasting and more. The mic’s hypercardioid polar pattern provides isolation of the desired sound source, and off-axis rejection when working in close production environments. Its optimized capsule placement helps maintain vocal presence even at a distance, while the multistage windscreen provides internal pop filtering. It also includes a switchable 100 Hz high-pass filter to provide even more pop protection. The BP40’s large diaphragm features patented floating-edge construction that maximizes diaphragm surface area and optimizes overall diaphragm performance, while the humbucking voice coil prevents electromagnetic interference (EMI) (e.g.,,from video monitors, AC power, etc.). The mic’s design, inspired by the visual representation of a waveform, features rugged, all-metal construction for dependable use in professional broadcast environments. The BP40 comes standard with the AT8483 mounting clamp, and for additional protection from noise, shock and vibration, the optional AT8484 shock mount is available separately. BP40 Specifications:—Element: Dynamic—Polar pattern: Hypercardioid—Frequency response: 50-16,000 Hz—Low frequency roll-off: 100 Hz, 6 dB/octave—Open circuit sensitivity: –48 dB (3.9 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa—Impedance: 450 ohms—Switch: Flat, roll-off—Weight: 632 g (22.3 oz.)—Dimensions: 164.0 mm (6.45”) long, 56.0 mm (2.20”) diameter—Output connector: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type—Accessories furnished: AT8483 mounting clamp for 5/8”-27 threaded stands; 5/8”-27 to 3/8”-16 threaded adapter; soft protective pouch The BP40 is now available with a U.S. estimated street price of $349.00. The optional AT8484 shock mount is also available with a U.S. estimated street price of $99.00. Audio-Technica Comments Have something to say about this PSW content? Leave a comment! Cancel reply Scroll past the ”Post Comment” button below to view any existing comments. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. Tagged with: Audio-Technica Broadcast Manufacturer Microphones Product Radio · all topics Subscribe to Live Sound International Subscribe to Live Sound International magazine. Stay up-to-date, get the latest pro audio news, products and resources each month with Live Sound. Subscribe Today!