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Audio-Technica AT897 Line + Gradient Shotgun Condenser Microphone

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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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$249.00
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1273887988793   POS #:102642022
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Audio-Technica's AT897 is designed for field audio acquisition in film/TV/video production, professional recording, wildlife recording and broadcast applications. It mounts conveniently on a DV camcorder without adding noticeable heft, and remains out of the frame even with compact digital cameras. This high-performance short shotgun offers outstan...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
$249.00
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Overview

Audio-Technica's AT897 is designed for field audio acquisition in film/TV/video production, professional recording, wildlife recording and broadcast applications. It mounts conveniently on a DV camcorder without adding noticeable heft, and remains out of the frame even with compact digital cameras. This high-performance short shotgun offers outstanding long-distance audio pickup due to narrow acceptance angle of line + gradient design. It also features smooth, natural-sounding on-axis audio quality and excellent off-axis rejection of sound arriving from the sides and rear of mic.
Requires phantom power.

Features

  • Designed for video production and broadcast (ENG/EFP) audio acquisition
  • Short length (11") ensures mic stays out of the shot -- even when used with compact digital cameras
  • Smooth, natural-sounding on-axis audio quality
  • Provides the narrow acceptance angle desirable for long-distance sound pickup
  • Excellent sound rejection from the sides and rear of mic
  • Switchable low-frequency roll-off
  • Operates on battery or phantom power
Specifications
  • Element: Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
  • Polar pattern: Line + Gradient
  • Frequency response: 20-20,000 Hz
  • Low Frequency roll-off: 80 Hz, 12 dB/octave
  • Open circuit sensitivity
  • Phantom: ”40 dB (6.3 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
  • Battery: ”41 dB (5.6 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
  • Impedance:
  • Phantom: 200 ohms
  • Battery: 300 ohms
  • Maximum input sound level:
  • Phantom: 129 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
  • Battery: 115 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
  • Dynamic range (typical):
  • Phantom: 112 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
  • Battery: 98 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
  • Signal-to-noise ratio: 77 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1 Pa;
  • Phantom power requirements: 11-52V DC, 2 mA typical
  • Battery Type: 1.5V AA/UM3
  • Battery Current/Life: 0.4 mA / 1200 hours typical (alkaline)
  • Weight: 5.1 oz. (145 g)
  • Dimensions: 10.98" (279 mm) long, 0.83" (21.0 mm) diameter
  • Output connector: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
  • Accessories furnished: AT8405a stand clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; AT8134 windscreen; battery; 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter; protective carrying case
  • Audio-Technica case style: SG2
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