Cardioid Condenser Instrument Microphone
Our Price $449.00

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The AE5100 provides uncompromising sound quality for overheads, percussion, acoustic guitar, strings and other acoustic instruments as well as for choir. Its large-diaphragm capsule delivers a natural response, while its design permits innovative placement. With its low noise/smooth response, the mic is ideal for recording, too.


  • Low-profile design permits innovative placement options
  • Cardioid polar pattern reduces pickup from sides/rear
  • Durable, resilient design
  • Integral 80 Hz HPF switch, 10 dB pad

Technical Specifications

  • Element: Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency Response: 20-20,000 Hz
  • Low Frequency Roll-off: 80 Hz, 12 dB/octave
  • Open Circuit Sensitivity: –36 dB (15.8 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
  • Impedance: 150 ohms
  • Maximum Input Sound Level: 148 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.; 158 dB SPL with 10 dB pad (nominal)
  • Noise: 11 dB SPL
  • Dynamic Range (Typical): 137 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 83 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
  • Phantom Power Requirements: 11-52V DC, 3.2 mA typical
  • Switch(es): High-pass filter; 10 dB pad (nominal)
  • Weight: 143 g (5.0 oz)
  • Dimensions: 148.5 mm (5.85") long, 26.0 mm (1.02") maximum diameter
  • Output Connector: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type

Accessory Included: AT8471 isolation clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter; AT8136 windscreen; soft protective pouch

  • Audio-Technica Case Style: S4

For more information visit the product page at Audio-Technica

Audio Technica AE5100 Cardioid Microphone
Audio Technica
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