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Audio-Technica AT897 Short Shotgun Microphone

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Product Code: AUAT897
Manufacturer: Audio-Technica

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Our Price £191.06INC
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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 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.

Audio-Technica's Line and Gradient Condenser Microphones combine a directional capsule ("gradient") and an interference tube which removes the sound from the rear. Generally, the interference tube of this type of microphone can be extended to reduce the acceptance angle and thus increase the sound capture distance. Short condenser microphones do not have as long a range as shotgun models, but in some cases are preferred for their greater acceptance angle, when the accuracy of the source is less important.

Short (279mm) shotgun microphone, designed for video production and broadcast (ENG/EFP) audio acquisition I
Light and easily mounted on a video camera, allowing it to remain out of shot, even when used on compact digital cameras
Provides the narrow acceptance angle desirable for outstanding long-distance sound pickup and excellent sound rejection from the sides and rear of mic
Smooth, natural-sounding on-axis audio quality
Switchable 80Hz low-cut filter with a 12dB octave slope to reduce the pickup of low-frequency ambient noise
Effective protection against interference related to mobile phones and other nearby unwanted radio frequency
Robust yet lightweight construction
Comes with a foam windscreen, a stand clampo, 2 O-rings and a carry case
Operates on battery or phantom power

Specs


Element Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
Polar Pattern Line + gradient
Frequency Response 20-20,000 hz
Open Circuit 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% T.H.D. Battery: 115 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
Low Frequency Roll Off 80 Hz, 12 dB/octave
Switches Flat, roll-off (recessed)
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)
Weight 145 g (5.1 oz)
Dimensions 279.0 mm (10.98") long, 21.0 mm (0.83") diameter
Output Connector Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
Accessories Included AT8405a stand clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter; AT8134 windscreen; battery; protective carrying case

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  • Part of A.C. Entertainment Technologies - has its trading origins over 45 years ago
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