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Audio-Technica PRO 8HEX Headset Mic  

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Overview
  • Moisture protected
  • Low-visibility, comfort-fit headband
  • Super rugged
Description & Specs
  • MSRP:
    $159.00
  • Your Savings:
    - $60.00
  • Your Price:
    $9900

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Free yourself from that mic stand!

The Audio-Technica PRO 8HEx Headset Mic provides professional-quality vocal sound for aerobics instructors and performing musicians. An ideal headset mic for drummer/vocalists. Its low-visibility headband gives secure, comfortable fit. Hypercardioid pattern. Dynamic element. 200Hz-18kHz response range. Audio-Technica backs the PRO 8HEx Headset Mic with a one-year warranty.

Features
  • Moisture protected
  • Low-visibility, comfort-fit headband
  • Super rugged
  • Boom pivot for left- or right-side operation
  • Dynamic element
  • Hypercardioid pattern
  • 7' cord with 3-pin XLR plug
  • 200Hz-18kHz range
  • One-year warranty

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Audio-TechnicaPRO 8HEX Headset Mic
 
3.9

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (3)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      A Keyboard/Vocalist User

      I purchased this microphone for my wife who sings and plays keyboards for our band. I actually did not expect too much from this product as my opinion regarding any of the headset-type mics...Read complete review

      I purchased this microphone for my wife who sings and plays keyboards for our band. I actually did not expect too much from this product as my opinion regarding any of the headset-type mics is that most of them are not very good. My experience with most of these mics is that they have are very low gain and very tinny sounding. This mic fits the mold; however, I found that it had more gain than many that I have tried. The sound? yes, they are haavy on the high-end; however, a good mixer board will cure that problem. We actually tuned this one to the point where it had too much low-end. Overall, it performed very well once we got it tuned into our system and I can actually say that we will continue to use it as a permanent part of our PA system. We perform in a variety rock band, so it was tested pretty well at our last gig. My wife's only advice about using it...it IS pretty sensitive, so remember to move it away from your face when you're not actively singing....

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Keep looking!

      This might be decent for a preacher or an auctioneer, but if you play, and sing, on stage, don't buy this one.
      No features to speak of.The boom won't stay in place...Read complete review

      This might be decent for a preacher or an auctioneer, but if you play, and sing, on stage, don't buy this one.
      No features to speak of.The boom won't stay in place uless I crank the screw down. It doesn't adjust easily when I want to go from harmony to lead.

      Either I got a dud, or people who reviewed them have never had a decent headset mic before.
      I have a higher end board and have to crank both the bottom end, as well as the compression, to get a decent sound out of it. It isn't even close to the quality I had with my old AKG c410. (I can't get parts for it anymore so...)
      Save your money, buy a condenser headset.

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      4.0

      Good entry level headset

      By Markpolkc

      from Des Moines, IA

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

      • Weak Low End

      Best Uses

      • Worship team

      Comments about Audio-Technica PRO 8HEX Headset Mic:

      Great price, reliable, fits well on your head. Seems a little weak on the bottom end. The ability to flip it up when not in use is handy.

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      Good for guitar players

      By Guitarman1954

      from Lima, Ohio

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • No cons

      Best Uses

      • Events
      • Mobile DJ
      • Performances

      Comments about Audio-Technica PRO 8HEX Headset Mic:

      I had this same mic for about 8 years, it finally broke. I use it every Saturday night, plus I perform at nursing homes/assisted living homes occasionally. Works great

      Comment on this review

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      A great mic if you like freedom!!

      By Bongobop

      from Omaha Nebraska

      About Me Experienced

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      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Performances

        Comments about Audio-Technica PRO 8HEX Headset Mic:

        I play percussion and The R3 Vocoder keyboard and i use it for The Vocoder Effect and it,s Great and i use one to Sing with!! And they give me the freedom to move around that booms would,nt Thanks Again!~!

        Comment on this review

         
        4.0

        headphone mike

        By Rick Creelman

        from California

        Comments about Audio-Technica PRO 8HEX Headset Mic:

        I use this with a little portable amp. It's great for that. When plugged into a soundboard it sounds a little thin.

        Comment on this review

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great headset Mic

        By Patrick Farver

        from Michigan

        Comments about Audio-Technica PRO 8HEX Headset Mic:

        I am a rock drummer and this headset works great for the price. I have a couple of them and they have been solid mics.

        Comment on this review

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Keep looking!

        By Larryd

        from The great Midwest, Kansas.

        Comments about Audio-Technica PRO 8HEX Headset Mic:

        This might be decent for a preacher or an auctioneer, but if you play, and sing, on stage, don't buy this one.
        No features to speak of.The boom won't stay in place uless I crank the screw down. It doesn't adjust easily when I want to go from harmony to lead.

        Either I got a dud, or people who reviewed them have never had a decent headset mic before.
        I have a higher end board and have to crank both the bottom end, as well as the compression, to get a decent sound out of it. It isn't even close to the quality I had with my old AKG c410. (I can't get parts for it anymore so...)
        Save your money, buy a condenser headset.

        Comment on this review

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Singing Drummer

        By vapilot18-.oEA1

        from St Louis

        Comments about Audio-Technica PRO 8HEX Headset Mic:

        I've used this mike for about 5 years of occasional gigging. It's held up great and I've had some sound guys tell me they love it, and some that say they hate it. The biggest complaint I have is that it picks up too much of the drums along with the vocals. If you're not singing, the drums come through and mess up the mix with the drum mikes. Overall, worth the money, but if you gig a lot you may want to upgrade.

        Comment on this review

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Ben2k Drummer

        By Themuscleman67

        from Midwest, USA

        Comments about Audio-Technica PRO 8HEX Headset Mic:

        I'm a singing drummer and bought this to finally free me from the boom stand. Man what a difference! I can't tell you how nice it is to be able to move your head around while singing. Wow! I can't believe I put myself through the "boom stand woes" for so long. As for the quality of the mic, I think it works great. I've seen a couple other reviews about how thin or tinny it sounds but I haven't found that. I just sing back-up vocals so it sounds just fine for that. We have a sound guy at our rehearsals and he was loving it last night, having a lot less issue with feedback. With the right EQ you can make this thing sound how ever you want. I think it's a great value so far. I haven't owned it very long so we'll see how it holds up but I'm a firm believer that things usually last if they're taken care of so I'm guessing it will last a long time. Rock on!

        Comment on this review

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        A Keyboard/Vocalist User

        By MoonDog Mick

        from Sweetwater, TX

        Comments about Audio-Technica PRO 8HEX Headset Mic:

        I purchased this microphone for my wife who sings and plays keyboards for our band. I actually did not expect too much from this product as my opinion regarding any of the headset-type mics is that most of them are not very good. My experience with most of these mics is that they have are very low gain and very tinny sounding. This mic fits the mold; however, I found that it had more gain than many that I have tried. The sound? yes, they are haavy on the high-end; however, a good mixer board will cure that problem. We actually tuned this one to the point where it had too much low-end. Overall, it performed very well once we got it tuned into our system and I can actually say that we will continue to use it as a permanent part of our PA system. We perform in a variety rock band, so it was tested pretty well at our last gig. My wife's only advice about using it...it IS pretty sensitive, so remember to move it away from your face when you're not actively singing....

        Comment on this review

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Singing drummer

        By Singing drummer

        from Nashville

        Comments about Audio-Technica PRO 8HEX Headset Mic:

        I bought one of these because my more expensive AKG got stepped on. Save your money...don't buy this is you're a singer. You can't get your monitor EQ to work since the response curve on this is so wierd. Maybe this would work for an aerobics instructor, but not for a singer.

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