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Audio-Technica ATM250DE

Cardioid condenser and hypercardioid dynamic dual-element instrument microphone
MFR# ATM250DE

Product Description

The Audio-Technica ATM250DE dual-element instrument microphone features cardioid condenser and hypercardioid dynamic capsules combined in a single housing. Audio-Technica’s innovative use of two polar patterns is ideal for kick drum: the hypercardioid dynamic element focuses tightly on the aggressive attack of the beater, while the condenser captures the round tonalities of the shell. The elements are positioned in a perfect phase relationship, something practically impossible to achieve with two separate microphones. Includes a professional isolation clamp to provide secure mounting, versatile positioning and effective dampening of unwanted mechanical noise.

Features:
  • Audio-Technica’s proven dual-element design features two elements (condenser and dynamic) enclosed in a single housing
  • Neodymium dynamic element provides punch and attack, while the condenser element captures the full audio spectrum
  • Elements are positioned in a perfect phase relationship, something practically unachievable with two separate microphones
  • Perfect for kick drum, guitar amps, percussion and other instruments
  • Integral 80 Hz HPF switch and 10 dB pad (condenser element)
  • Versatile mounting options and effective dampening of mechanical noise thanks to included AT8471 isolation clamp
  • Corrosion-resistant contacts from gold-plated XLRM-type connector
  • Rugged, all-metal design and construction for years of trouble-free use

Product Specifications

ConditionNew
Package ContentsAT8471 isolation clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 adapter; soft protective pouch
Length5.65 in
Diameter2.17 in
Unit Weight0.71 lb
Tube or Solid StateSolid State
Transducer TypeCondenser
Polar PatternCardioid, Hyper-Cardioid
Number of MicrophonesSingle Microphone
Phantom RequiredYes
ImpedanceCondenser: 50 Ohms / Dynamic: 600 Ohms
Frequency RangeCondenser: 40 Hz - 20 kHz / Dynamic: 40 Hz - 15 kHz
input_pad-10 dB
Filters18 dB/oct @ 80 Hz
SensitivityCondenser: -49 dBV/Pa (3.5 mV) / Dynamic: -53 dBV/Pa (2.2 mV)
Max. SPL148 dB (1% THD @ 1 kHz)

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