Audio Technica AE2500

£434.17 £521.00 (inc. VAT)
The ultimate kick drum mic, Artist Elite AE2500 dual element microphone features both condenser and dynamic capsules in a perfect phase relationship, all in one housing. With a provided splitter cable, the separate elements can be control on different channels with their own 3 pin XLR connectors, allowing for a precise sound balance. The AE2500 is presented in a rugged durable casing, and is provided with a stand clamp offering shock protection, secure mounting and easy positioning. The AE2500 is equally at home on the road and in the studio.

Product Features:
  • Technically-advanced large diaphragm tensioned specifically to provide smooth, natural sonic characteristics
  • Externally polarized (DC bias) true condenser design
  • Exceptionally low noise, wide dynamic range and high-SPL capability for greatest versatility
  • Transformerless circuitry virtually eliminates low-frequency distortion and provides superior correlation of high-speed transients
  • Precision-machined, nickel-plated brass, acoustic element baffle provides enhanced element stability and optimal sensitivity
  • Open acoustical environment of the symmetrical housing assembly minimizes unwanted internal reflections
  • State-of-the-art surface-mount electronics ensure compliance with Audio-Technica's stringent consistency and reliability standards
  • Custom shock mount provides superior isolation
  • Switchable 80 Hz hi-pass filter and 10 dB pad
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Element Externally-polarized (DC bias) condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 20 - 20,000 Hz
Open Circuit Sensitivity -32 dB (25.1 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
Impedance 100 ohms
Maximum Input Sound Level 145 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.; 155 dB SPL, with 10 dB pad (nominal)
Low Frequency Roll Off 80 Hz, 12 dB/octave
Switches Flat, roll-off ; 10 dB pad (nominal)
Dynamic Range 133 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 82 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
Phantom Power Requirements 48V DC, 4.2 mA typical
Weight 360g
Dimensions 6.69" (170.0 mm) long, 2.10" (53.4 mm) maximum body diameter
Output Connector Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
Accessories Included AT8449a shock mount for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; protective carrying case