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Audio-Technica PRO 8-HEX - Hyper-Cardioid Headworn Dynamic Microphone with XLR Connector

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Audio-Technica PRO 8-HEX - Dynamic Headworn Mic

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Cut and dry, the PRO8 headset is a 'no bones' get the job done, dynamic headset for professional quality vocal pickup with hands-free operation. It's Hi-ENERGY® neodymium element will yield crisp sound reproduction and put your vocal right out in front where it belongs!

Professional quality vocal pickup with hands-free operation
Hi-ENERGY® neodymium element for crisp sound reproduction
Low visibility headband provides stable, comfortable fit
Pivot mounted flexible mic boom descends from left or right side
7.2' (2.2 m) cable permanently attached between microphone and XLR-3M type connector
UPC: 042005305308
Transducer (Neodymium) Dynamic
Polar Pattern Hypercardioid
Frequency Response 200 Hz - 18 kHz
Power Requirements None Dynamic, Requires No Phantom or Battery Power
Output Impedance 600 Ohms
Output Connectors XLR-3M Type
Pad None
Low Frequency Roll-Off None
Applications Stage Vocals, Announcers, Lecturers, Aerobic Instructors
Dimensions Headset: 4.72" (120.0mm) Nominal at Widest Point
Flexible Boom: 3.17" (80.5mm) Long
Microphone: 0.80" (20.4mm) Diameter
Cable: 7.2' (2.2 m) Long
Weight 2.1 oz (60 g)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.5 x 7.5 x 2.0"
Audio-Technica PRO 8-HEX - Hyper-Cardioid Headworn Dynamic Microphone with XLR Connector
  • (AT8139L) Large Windscreen
  • (AT8139S) Small Windscreen
  • (AT8439) Clothing Clip
  • 1 Year Warranty
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    Audio-TechnicaPRO 8-HEX - Dynamic Headworn Mic
     
    4.2

    (based on 5 reviews)

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    Pros

    • Good audio (4)
    • Easy to use (3)

    Cons

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    Best Uses

    • Performances (3)
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    4.0

    Good Product

    By enouel

    from New York

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Calidad De Voz

    Cons

    • Tamaño Del Microfono

    Best Uses

    • Clases Online
    • Video Conferencia

    Comments about Audio-Technica PRO 8-HEX - Dynamic Headworn Mic:

    Good product exceeds the expectations I had of microphones for video conferencing, the voice is clear and significantly reduces ambient sounds

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    4.0

    Cumbersome

    By Jamesworld

    from Vista, CA

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Sound

    Cons

    • Bulky/Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Mobile DJ
    • Performances

    Comments about Audio-Technica PRO 8-HEX - Dynamic Headworn Mic:

    I use this mic with the Pearstone LMT100 - Low to High Impedance Matching Transformer feeding an Olympus LS-10. Finding a good wired lavaliere or head worn mic with a 3.5 mm plug is nearly impossible.With the PRO 8-HEX, no phantom power is needed and the hyper cardioid pattern does a great job of rejecting unwanted sounds in the room.It takes some fine tuning to get the placement of the mic right to eliminate Pops and esses even with the windscreen. If you wear glasses the unit can be cumbersome and difficult to wear as it's recommended to wear the pads at the temples. If you're not careful you can end up looking like a total geek from outer space, but some may find the look advantageous. No accounting for taste.Given the options this is the best I've been able to find without spending quite a bit more money.

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    4.0

    A must have!

    By chicago kirk

    from chicago illinois

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Compact
    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Home Studio
      • Mobile DJ
      • Performances

      Comments about Audio-Technica PRO 8-HEX - Dynamic Headworn Mic:

      Works very well for the price...thought i would have had to give up quality because of the design and look and low cost...but i was wrong..glad to have bought these headsets...they work well for tracking audio and for live announcing

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      4.0

      Great buy for the price

      By W

      from SoCal

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Performances

        Comments about Audio-Technica PRO 8-HEX - Dynamic Headworn Mic:

        Needed a "wired" (not wireless) head worn mic for lecture sound reinforcement. This fit the need nicely. With mic placed at the corner of the lips and the small pop filter in place, it's reasonably comfortable and sound quality is good. Allowed the portable Mackie speaker/amp to be operated at high volume without feedback. Good for PA use, probably OK for vocals if the talent can deal with the wire.

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        5.0

        Batting A Thousand

        By The Voice of Clear Channel Stadium

        from Lancaster, CA

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Compact
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Events

          Comments about Audio-Technica PRO 8-HEX - Dynamic Headworn Mic:

          This Pro 8 Hex is used at Clear Channel Stadium in Lancaster, CA. I'm the Public Address announcer for the JetHawks, the single A affiliate of the Houston Astros. This Headworn Mic is a replacement for the original at the stadium. The quality definitely hits a home run!

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