Countryman A3 Selectable Cardioid/Hypercardioid/Omnidirectional Podium Microphone (12")

Countryman A3 Selectable Cardioid/Hypercardioid/Omnidirectional Podium Microphone (12")

Countryman A3 Selectable Cardioid/Hypercardioid/Omnidirectional Podium Microphone (12")

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Countryman A3 Selectable Cardioid/Hypercardioid/Omnidirectional Podium Microphone (12")

Countryman A3 Selectable Cardioid/Hypercardioid/Omnidirectional Podium Microphone (12")

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Product Highlights

  • Three Selectable Polar Patterns
  • For Tables, Lectures, Houses of Worship
  • Wide Frequency Response
  • Dual Capsules Tuned for Clarity
  • Low Noise, High Maximum SPL
  • Vibration Cancellation
  • RF Immunity
  • Requires 48V Phantom Power
  • XLR Connector
  • Includes Case and Windscreen
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Length: 12"

12" 18"

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Polar Pattern: Selectable Cardioid/Hypercardioid/Omni

Cardioid

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Selectable Cardioid/Hypercardioid/Omni

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The 12" A3 (Selectable Cardioid/Hypercardioid/Omnidirectional) from Countryman is a podium condenser microphone designed to provide clear voice reproduction for use in meetings, conventions, lectures, and houses of worship. It features dual capsules tuned for clarity, wide frequency response, low noise, and a high maximum SPL of approximately 130 dB.

Integrated damping, along with the dual-cartridge design, attenuates thumps, rumble, vibration, and handling noise. The mic’s shielding and circuit design protect it from picking up interference from radio frequencies. The supplied windscreen reduces the level of breaths and plosives.

A standard XLR 3-pin male connector allows you to connect it to most mixers and mic preamps. The A3 is powered by 48 VDC phantom power. A protective case is included.

Polar Pattern
The selectable cardioid/hypercardioid/omnidirectional polar pattern provides versatility for single- and multi-source situations
Dual Capsules
Each dual-capsule A3 is individually fine-tuned for clarity, low noise, and high overload without distortion
Wide Frequency Range
70 Hz to 16 kHz (directional), 60 Hz to 18 kHz (omnidirectional) frequency response
Active Plus Vibration Cancellation
The dual-cartridge design, combined with integrated damping, cancels thumps and handling noise
RF Immunity
Rigorous shielding and circuit design protect the mic from radio frequency interference, including wireless devices and cell phones
Breath and Pop Reduction
A multistage wind-noise-reduction approach acoustically and electrically tames pops and breath noise
In the Box
Countryman A3 Selectable Cardioid/Hypercardioid/Omnidirectional Podium Microphone (12")
  • Case
  • Windscreen
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Countryman A3 specs

    Transducer Condenser
    Polar Pattern Selectable Cardioid/Hypercardioid/Omnidirectional
    Frequency Response 70 Hz to 16 kHz (directional), 60 Hz to 18 kHz (omnidirectional)
    Maximum SPL 130 dB SPL (A-weighted) at 1% THD
    133 dB SPL (A-weighted) at 5% THD
    Output Impedance 200 Ohms
    Sensitivity -35 dBV/Pa (17.7 mV/Pa) at 1 kHz
    Equivalent Noise Level 14 dB SPL (A-weighted)
    Current Drain 6.2 mA
    Power Requirements 9 to 48 V phantom power
    Output Connector XLR 3-pin male
    Length 12"
    Weight Not specified by manufacturer

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