B&H Photo Video Pro Audio The Professional's Source 800.606.6969 / 212.444.6615
0 $0.00
Your cart is currently empty

You have 0 items in your cart

View Cart & Begin Checkout

N.Y.C. Store Pickup Ready Within the Hour

Audio-Technica ATM-450 Cardioid Condenser Instrument Microphone

B&H # AUATM450 MFR # ATM450
Audio-Technica ATM-450 Instrument Microphone


Special Order
Ship Time: 7-10 business days 
Free Standard Shipping
Not eligible for free Expedited Shipping

You Pay: $249.00

What item is right for you?

Ask our Experts!

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

    by PowerReviews
    Audio-TechnicaATM-450 Instrument Microphone

    (based on 1 review)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars



    • 4 Stars



    • 3 Stars



    • 2 Stars



    • 1 Stars



    Reviewed by 1 customer

    Displaying review 1

    Back to top


    The next Neumann KM-184

    By cjduran

    from Miami, Fl

    About Me Technically Challenged

    Verified Buyer


    • 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

      • Primary use:
      • Business
      • Similar:
      • At4050

      Share this review


      Kopul - Studio Elite 4000 Series XLR M to XLR F Microphone Cable - 10' (3.0 m), Black
      • You Pay: $17.49
      More Coming Soon ?
      Temporarily out of stock, we are not accepting orders at this time.

      Wind Protection

      See more
      Auray - WHF-2040 Foam Windscreen For 3/4" Diameter Microphones
      • You Pay: $5.50


      See more
      Audio-Technica - AT8415 Universal Shock Mount
      • You Pay: $37.95
      Auray - DUSM-1 Universal Shock Mount for Camera Shoes and Boompoles
      • You Pay: $49.95

      Stands & Support

      See more
      AKG - KM235/1 Stereo Microphone Bar
      • You Pay: $21.95

      Cases & Protection

      See more
      Gator Cases - GM-4 4 Drop Mic Padded Bag
      • You Pay: $34.99


      See more
      PreSonus - BlueTube DP v2 - Mic/Instrument Tube Preamp
      • You Pay: $229.95
      View all Accessories
      See any errors on this page? Let us know.