Audio-Technica AT2050  From Audio-Technica

Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone

Audio-Technica

$229.00

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Manufacturer's Description from Audio-Technica

The versatile 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. 

 

FEATURES

-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

Audio-Technica

About Manufacturer

Audio-Technica has been dedicated to advancing the art and technology of electro-acoustic design and manufacturing since 1962. From a beginning in state-of-the-art phono cartridges, A-T has expanded over the years into high-performance headphones, microphones, mixers and electronic products for home and professional use. In each new area the goal has been to create innovative, problem-solving products. The results of these engineering and production efforts can be seen in the effective use of A-T products in a broad spectrum of applications. Audio-Technica microphones, for example, are found in daily use in major broadcast and recording studios, and relied upon by top touring musicians. A-T mics are chosen for important installations and major events, such as the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate, the Super Bowl, World Cup Soccer and the Olympics. Whether in the home, or in schools and universities, boardrooms, council chambers or places of worship, Audio-Technica products are providing superior performance and exceptional value worldwide.

Specifications

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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