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Audio-Technica AT-897 - Shotgun Microphone Basic Kit

B&H # AUAT897BK Mfr # AT897BK
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You Pay: $536.95
Product Highlights
  • Includes: AT-897 Shotgun Microphone
  • Universal Shock Mount
  • WSS-2014 Professional Windshield
  • Boompole and Bag
  • Right Angled XLR Cables
  • Universal Hand Grip
Available exclusively through B&H, the Basic Shotgun Microphone Kits are designed to eliminate the guess work in configuring a shotgun microphone system that delivers quality and reliability while remaining cost effective. All Basic Shotgun kits are configured to deliver exceptional performance and satisfy the demands of semiprofessional and professional field audio engineers. The basic kits are an all-in-one solution for event videos, budget film work, budget broadcasting, Electronic News Gathering (ENG) and field production applications.

The Audio-Technica AT-897 is the featured shotgun microphone in this kit. As standard in all Basic Kits, a universal shockmount, cabled boom pole, a windscreen, a universal hand grip, boompole case, and short and long right-angled XLR cables are all included to provide the user with everything necessary for capturing audio for video, film and field production applications.


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Excellent starter kit for boom mic

By Steve

from Georgia

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  • Clear Sound
  • Versatile


  • Students forget batteries

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    Comments about Audio-Technica AT-897 - Shotgun Microphone Basic Kit:

    I teach video production at a regional university. This kit has not only worked extremely well (great sound, excellent pickup), but it has held up with students regularly checking it out for use.

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