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Audio-Technica PRO 8HEX Headset Mic   

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The Audio-Technica PRO 8HEx Headset Mic provides professional-quality vocal sound for aerobics instructors and performing musicians. An ideal headset...Read More

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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.

Free yourself from that mic stand!

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
 
4.1

(based on 26 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (6)
  • Compact (5)
  • Good audio (5)
  • Lightweight (5)
  • Versatile (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Performances (5)
  • Outdoor events / games (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (5)

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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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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5.0

Great product

By Joconn

from Tennessee

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Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Events
    • Performances

    Comments about Audio-Technica PRO 8HEX Headset Mic:

    I'm a drummer in a metal band that does the vocals great great product stays in place even with headbanging love it almost sounds as good as a shure 58

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    4.0

    Nice to be able to see my music!

    By sealhart

    from Gulf Coast Fla

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Compact
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • wire and the boom could be a little longer

    Best Uses

    • Events
    • Performances

    Comments about Audio-Technica PRO 8HEX Headset Mic:

    I love not having to use a bulky mic/stand and can use this without having anything to obstruct my music. I love the flexibility of being able to look around at the audience while playing my guitar, without worry that I am out of range of my mic. Sound is good, when the mic is in the right place. I need to get some kind of a clip so the wire doesn't get pulled. Wire seems to be very delicate as is the entire head set. We'll about the test of time.

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    4.0

    8HEX headset mic

    By leonard

    from bemidji mn

    About Me Novice

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Events
      • Home Studio
      • Performances

      Comments about Audio-Technica PRO 8HEX Headset Mic:

      this works well for my needs

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      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.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      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

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      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      A great mic if you like freedom!!

      By Bongobop

      from Omaha Nebraska

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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!~!

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        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.

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I absolutely LOVE this product.

        By jaydub

        from Victoria, BC, Canada

        Pros

        • Vocals/Singing

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Audio-Technica PRO 8HEX Headset Mic:

            I've had this michrophone for over ten years and it's in great shape and sounds great - still. Hope I can buy another in Canada when I need to.

            • What best describes the environment the product was used in?:
            • Intermediate
            • What best describes your level of audio knowledge?:
            • Live Sound
            • How long have you used this product?:
            • Over a year
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            (4 of 4 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.

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            (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            PRO 8HEx

            By Johnnyrock

            from Middletown, OH, USA

            Pros

            • Drummer
            • Vocals/Singing

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Audio-Technica PRO 8HEX Headset Mic:

                I've used the PRO 8HEx fro about 8 years. It is very versitile. I went from gig to gig with 3 bands full time. Gigs every weekend. It was always the best sounding mic on stage.

                • What best describes the environment the product was used in?:
                • Expert
                • What best describes your level of audio knowledge?:
                • Musician
                • How long have you used this product?:
                • Over a year

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