Audio-Technica AE2500 Dual-element Cardioid Instrument/Kick Drum Microphone
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Audio-Technica AE2500 Dual-element Cardioid Instrument/Kick Drum Microphone

  • Vendor:Audio-Technica
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R 12,395.00
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The ultimate kick-drum mic, the Artist Elite AE2500 dual-element instrument microphone features cardioid condenser and dynamic capsules combined in one housing.

The dynamic element delivers the aggressive attack of the beater; the condenser captures the round tonalities of the shell.

Two layers of resistive mesh form multiple densities over the dynamic element’s side-entry ports, exercising precise control over the time at which off-axis signals arrive at the diaphragm. The condenser diaphragm is optimally tensioned and aged for long-term consistency and stability.

Features:

  • Revolutionary dual-element design represents a ground-breaking transducer achievement

  • Two elements (condenser and dynamic) are enclosed in a single housing

  • Dynamic element delivers the aggressive attack of the beater while the condenser captures the round tonalities of the shell

  • Elements are positioned in a perfect phase relationship, something practically unachievable with two separate microphones

  • Robust design for enduring dependability on the road

  • Integral 80 Hz HPF switch and 10 dB pad on condenser element

  • Includes isolation clamp for shock protection, secure mounting and easy positioning

  • Includes a 16.5' (5 m) cable (5-pin XLRF to two standard 3-pin XLRM connectors) for separate control over each element
Transducer Dual Element - Dynamic / Condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response Condenser: 20Hz - 17kHz 
Dynamic: 30Hz - 10kHz
Dynamic Range (Typical) 124dB, 1kHz @ Max SPL (condenser)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 70dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa (condenser)
Maximum Input Sound Level 148dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D. (condenser)
Power Requirements 11-52V, 3 mA typical (condenser)
Output Impedance Condenser: 100 ohms 
Dynamic: 600 ohms
Output Connectors 5-pin XLRM-type
Pad 10dB pad (condenser)
Low Frequency Roll-Off 80 Hz, 12 dB per octave (condenser)
Dimensions 6.50 x 2.17" (165 x 55mm) (Length x Diameter)
Weight 13.8 oz (390 g)