Audio-Technica AT2050 Multi-pattern Condenser Microphone

Audio-Technica AT2050 Multi-pattern Condenser Microphone

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R 4,995.00
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The versatile Audio Technica AT2050 provides consistent, superior performance in switchable cardioid, omnidirectional and figure-of-eight polar pattern settings.

Its dual large diaphragms are gold-vaporized and aged to achieve optimum characteristics over years of use. Equipped with a switchable 80 Hz high-pass filter and 10 dB pad, the microphone is ideal for studio and live sound use on vocals, piano, strings, drum overheads, guitar amps, and more. 

  • Three switchable polar patterns: omni, cardioid, figure-of-eight

  • Switchable 80 Hz high-pass filter and 10 dB pad

  • Large diaphragm for smooth, natural sound and low noise

  • State-of-the-art surface-mount electronics ensure compliance with A-T’s stringent consistency and reliability standards

  • Includes shock mount & protective pouch

ELEMENT Externally-polarized (DC bias) condenser
POLAR PATTERNS Cardioid, 
Omnidirectional, 
Figure-of-Eight
FREQUENCY RESPONSE 20-20,000 Hz
LOW FREQUENCY ROLL-OFF 80 Hz, 12 dB/octave
OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY –42 dB (7.9 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
IMPEDANCE 120 ohms
MAXIMUM INPUT SOUND LEVEL 149 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.; 
159 dB SPL, with 10 dB pad (nominal)
NOISE 17 dB SPL
DYNAMIC RANGE (typical) 132 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO 77 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
PHANTOM POWER REQUIREMENTS 11-52V DC, 4.7 mA typical
SWITCHES Polar selection; 
Flat, roll-off; 
10 dB pad (nominal)
WEIGHT 412 g (14.5 oz)
DIMENSIONS 170.0 mm (6.69") long, 
52.0 mm (2.05") maximum body diameter
OUTPUT CONNECTORS Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
ACCESSORIES FURNISHED AT8458 shock mount for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter; soft protective pouch
AUDIO-TECHNICA CASE STYLE R5

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2-3 business days

Free / R850 and above

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