The Audio Technica ATM450 Cardioid Condenser Instrument Microphone. Unique side-address stick design maximizes placement options with minimal obstructions.
One of the new stars of the Artist Series remake, the ATM450 cardioid condenser offers an innovative side-address stick design for endless placement options and minimal obstructions. The microphone is equipped with an integral 80 Hz hi-pass filter that provides easy switching from a flat frequency response to a low-end roll-off. The ATM450 also features a switchable 10 dB pad that lowers the microphone's sensitivity, providing higher SPL capability for flexible use with a wide range of performers and system configurations. The microphone's extended flat frequency response makes it ideal for high SPLs as well as for live and amplified acoustic instruments. Includes a professional isolation clamp to provide secure mounting, versatile positioning and effective dampening of unwanted mechanical noise.
Unique side-address stick design maximizes placement options with minimal obstructionsUncompromising sound quality for overheads, percussion, acoustic guitar, strings and other acoustic instrumentsIntegral 80 Hz HPF switch and 10 dB padDurable performance for professional applicationsCardioid polar pattern reduces pickup of sounds from the sides and rear, improving isolation of desired sound sourceRugged, all-metal design and construction for years of trouble-free useIncludes isolation clamp for shock protection, secure mounting and easy positioning
ELEMENT : Fixed-charge back plate permanently polarized condenser
POLAR PATTERN : Cardioid
FREQUENCY RESPONSE : 40-20,000 Hz
LOW FREQUENCY ROLL-OFF : 80 Hz, 18 dB/octave
OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY : 41 dB (8.9 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
IMPEDANCE : 200 ohms
MAXIMUM INPUT SOUND LEVEL : 152 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
DYNAMIC RANGE (typical) : 127 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO : 69 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
PHANTOM POWER REQUIREMENTS : 11-52V DC, 3.5 mA typical
SWITCHES : Flat, roll-off; 10 dB pad
WEIGHT : 98 g (3.5 oz)
DIMENSIONS : 126.9 mm (5.00") long, 21.0 mm (0.83") diameter
OUTPUT CONNECTOR : Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
ACCESSORIES FURNISHED : AT8471 isolation clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter; windscreen; soft protective pouch
AUDIO-TECHNICA CASE STYLE : S11