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Audio-Technica AT897 Condenser Microphone

Brand:|Model: AT897|Part # 242-4464

Audio-Technica's AT897 is designed for field audio acquisition in film/TV/video production, professional recording, wildlife recording and broadcast applications.
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  • Designed for video production and broadcast (ENG/EFP) audio acquisition
  • Short length (11") ensures mic stays out of the shot -- even when used with compact digital cameras
  • Smooth, natural-sounding on-axis audio quality
  • Provides the narrow acceptance angle desirable for long-distance sound pickup
  • Excellent sound rejection from the sides and rear of mic
  • Switchable low-frequency roll-off
  • Operates on battery or phantom power

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Audio-Technica AT897 Condenser Microphone

Audio-Technica's AT897 is designed for field audio acquisition in film/TV/video production, professional recording, wildlife recording and broadcast applications. It mounts conveniently on a DV camcorder without adding noticeable heft, and remains out of the frame even with compact digital cameras. This high-performance short shotgun offers outstanding long-distance audio pickup due to narrow acceptance angle of line + gradient design. It also features smooth, natural-sounding on-axis audio quality and excellent off-axis rejection of sound arriving from the sides and rear of mic. Included furnished accessories: AT8405a stand clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands, AT8134 windscreen, battery, 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter, and a protective carrying case.

Specifications: • Element: Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser • Polar pattern: Line + gradient • Frequency Rresponse 20-20,000 Hz • Low frequency roll-off: 80 Hz, 12 dB/octave • Open crcuit sensitivity: Phantom -40 dB (10.0 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa, Battery -41 dB (8.9 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa • Impedance: Phantom 200 ohms; Battery 300 ohms • Maximum input sound level: Phantom 129 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% THD; Battery 115 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% THD • Dynamic range: Phantom 112 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL; Battery 98 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL • Signal-to-noise ratio: 77 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa • Phantom power requirements: 11-52V DC, 2 mA typical • Battery type: 1.5V AA/UM3 • Battery Current life: 0.4 mA / 1200 hours typical (alkaline) • Switch: Flat, roll-off (recessed) • Dimensions: 10.98" (279.0 mm) long, 0.83" (21.0 mm) diameter • Output connector: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type.

Audio-Technica AT897 Condenser Microphone
  • BrandAudio-Technica
  • ModelAT897
  • Part Number242-4464
  • UPC042005132409
  • Product CategoryShotgun / Camera Microphones
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (1 Reviews)
  • Weight1.8 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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