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Audio-Technica ATM-450 Cardioid Condenser Instrument Microphone

B&H # AUATM450 Mfr # ATM450
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You Pay: $249.00

The Audio-Technica ATM-450 is a cardioid instrument microphone designed with a side-address capsule allowing easy placement and flexible positioning on percussion, guitar cabinets, piano and more. The cardioid polar pattern is effective in reducing off-axis noise and feedback. The wide frequency response results in rich, natural detail. The ATM-450 features a low frequency roll-off switch for reducing low frequency ambiance and noise. A -10dB Pad switch provides added headroom and minimizes noise caused by transient peaks.

Side Address Capsule
Unique side-address stick design maximizes placement options with minimal obstructions.
80Hz High Pass Filter
Integral 80 Hz HPF switch minimizes low frequency noise.
10dB Pad
-10dB pad switch provides added headroom and minimizes noise caused by peaking audio signal.
Transducer Fixed-charge back plate permanently polarized condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 40-20,000 Hz
Dynamic Range (Typical) 127 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 69 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
Maximum Input Sound Level 152 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
Power Requirements 11-52V DC, 3.5 mA typical
Output Impedance 200 ohms
Output Connectors 3-pin XLR
Pad -10dB
Low Frequency Roll-Off 80Hz, 18dB/octave
Dimensions 5 x .83" (126.9 x 21.0mm) (Length x Diameter)
Weight 98 g (3.5 oz)
Audio-Technica ATM-450 Cardioid Condenser Instrument Microphone
  • AT8471 Isolation Clamp
  • 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 Threaded Adapter
  • Windscreen
  • Soft Pouch
  • 1 Year Warranty

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    The next Neumann KM-184

    By cjduran

    from Miami, Fl

    About Me Technically Challenged

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    • Durable
    • Lightweight
    • Quiet


      Best Uses

      • Professional

      Comments about Audio-Technica ATM-450 Instrument Microphone:

      sound really good on overheads, acoustic guitar, piano, hat, for me is side by side with neumann km-184 for just $200

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