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Audio-Technica AT897 Line + Gradient Shotgun Condenser Microphone

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Audio-Technica's AT897 is designed for field audio acquisition in film/TV/video production, professional recording, wildlife recording and broadcast ...Click To Read More About This Product

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OVERVIEW

Short enough for even compact digital cameras.

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.
Requires phantom power.

FEATURES
  • 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

Excellent for remote recording applications. Order today.

SPECIFICATIONS
  • Element: Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
  • Polar pattern: Line + Gradient
  • Frequency response: 20-20,000 Hz
  • Low Frequency roll-off: 80 Hz, 12 dB/octave
  • Open circuit sensitivity
  • Phantom: ”40 dB (6.3 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
  • Battery: ”41 dB (5.6 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% T.H.D.
  • Battery: 115 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
  • Dynamic range (typical):
  • Phantom: 112 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
  • Battery: 98 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
  • Signal-to-noise ratio: 77 dB SPL, 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)
  • Weight: 5.1 oz. (145 g)
  • Dimensions: 10.98" (279 mm) long, 0.83" (21.0 mm) diameter
  • Output connector: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
  • Accessories furnished: AT8405a stand clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; AT8134 windscreen; battery; 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter; protective carrying case
  • Audio-Technica case style: SG2

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