Audio-Technica AE5400 Cardioid Condenser Handheld Microphone

Audio-Technica AE5400 Cardioid Condenser Handheld Microphone

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R 7,495.00
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The ultimate vocal performance instrument, the Artist Elite AE5400 cardioid condenser delivers pristine sound quality demanded by the most discriminating microphone user.

With its superb sonic design, this true condenser features superior anti-shock engineering for low handling noise and quiet performance. Featuring the same element as the classic AT4050 studio mic, its large-diaphragm capsule assures an accurate, natural response.

It handles high SPL's and offers protection against plosives/sibilance without compromising high-frequency performance and clarity.


  • The ultimate vocal performance instrument

  • Pristine sound quality demanded by the most discriminating microphone user

  • Same large-diaphragm element as the renowned AT4050 studio microphone; true condenser design

  • Superior anti-shock engineering ensures low handling noise and quiet performance

  • High-quality double-sided PCB uses surface-mount components. Extensive grounding plane and attention to best-practice grounding methods minimize electrical noise

  • Multi-stage grille design offers excellent protection against plosives and sibilance without compromising high-frequency clarity

  • Cardioid polar pattern reduces pickup of sounds from the sides and rear, improving isolation of desired sound source

  • Custom transformer improves performance specifications by isolating against noise and RF interference, and providing excellent saturation characteristics that contribute to smooth linear sound quality

  • Robust design for enduring dependability on the road

  • Quiet-Flex™ stand clamp provides silent, flexible microphone positioning

  • Integral 80 Hz HPF switch and 10 dB pad
Transducer Externally polarized (DC Bias) condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 20Hz to 20kHz
Dynamic Range (Typical) 133 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 80 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
Maximum Input Sound Level 147 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.; 
157 dB SPL, with 10 dB pad (nominal)
Power Requirements 11-52V DC, 4 mA typical
Output Impedance 150 ohms
Output Connectors Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
Pad 10dB Pad
Low Frequency Roll-Off 80 Hz, 12 dB/octave
Dimensions 7.05 x 1.97" (179 x 50mm) (Length x Diameter)
Weight 11.6 oz (330 g)