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Audio Technica AE2500

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AE2500
$549.00
Cardioid condenser and dynamic dual-element instrument microphone. 11-52V phantom power. Switchable hi-pass !lter and 10 dB pad. 5-pin XLRM-type output. 16.5' cable with two 3-pin balanced XLRM-type connectors at equipment end. Includes AT8471 isolation clamp for 5 /8"-27 threaded stands, 5 /8"-27 to 3 /8"-16 threaded adapter and protective pouch.
The ultimate kick-drum mic, the Artist Elite AE2500 dual-element instrument microphone features cardioid condenser and dynamic capsules combined in one housing. The dynamic element delivers the aggressive attack of the beater; the condenser captures the round tonalities of the shell. Two layers of resistive mesh form multiple densities over the dynamic element’s side-entry ports, exercising precise control over the time at which off-axis signals arrive at the diaphragm. The condenser diaphragm is optimally tensioned and aged for long-term consistency and stability.
Revolutionary dual-element design represents a ground-breaking transducer achievement

Two elements (condenser and dynamic) are enclosed in a single housing

Dynamic element delivers the aggressive attack of the beater while the condenser captures the round tonalities of the shell

Elements are positioned in a perfect phase relationship, something practically unachievable with two separate microphones

Robust design for enduring dependability on the road

Integral 80 Hz HPF switch and 10 dB pad on condenser element

Includes isolation clamp for shock protection, secure mounting and easy positioning

Includes a 16.5' (5 m) cable (5-pin XLRF to two standard 3-pin XLRM connectors) for separate control over each element
ELEMENTS Condenser, dynamic
POLAR PATTERN Cardioid
FREQUENCY RESPONSE 20-17,000 Hz (condenser) 
30-10,000 Hz (dynamic)
LOW FREQUENCY ROLL-OFF 80 Hz, 12 dB/octave (condenser)
OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY -51 dB (2.8 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa (condenser) 
-54 dB (1.9 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa (dynamic)
IMPEDANCE 100 ohms (condenser) 
600 ohms (dynamic)
MAXIMUM INPUT SOUND LEVEL 148 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D. (condenser); 
158 dB SPL, with 10 dB pad (nominal)
DYNAMIC RANGE (typical) 124 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL (condenser)
SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO 70 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa (condenser)
PHANTOM POWER REQUIREMENTS 11-52V DC, 3 mA typical (condenser)
SWITCHES (Condenser Only) High-pass filter; 
10 dB pad (nominal)
WEIGHT 13.8 oz (390 g)
DIMENSIONS 6.50" (165.0 mm) long, 
2.17" (55.0 mm) maximum diameter
OUTPUT CONNECTOR Integral 5-pin XLRM-type
CABLE 16.5' (5 m) dual shielded, 8-conductor cable, 5-pin XLRF-type connector at microphone, two 3-pin XLRM-type output connectors
ACCESSORIES FURNISHED AT8471 isolation clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter; soft protective pouch
AUDIO-TECHNICA CASE STYLE R8
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Brand Audio Technica
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