The ATR55 offers intelligible reproduction for close-, medium-, and long-distance pickup. In its "Tele" range setting, this cardioid condenser is engineered to pick up dialogue and sound effects at a distance, while bypassing ambient noise such as traffic, air-handling systems, room reverberation and mechanically coupled vibrations. Designed especially for use with video cameras.
Intelligible reproduction for close-, medium-, and long-distance pickup.
Includes microphone, camera mount, stand clamp, windscreen, battery and 1/4" phone plug adapter.
Designed Especially for Use With Video Cameras
Use the included camera mount to attach directly to your DV cam, plug into your camera and you're all set.
Two Range Settings
The ATR55 features two polar patterns for different ranges and pickup. The "Normal" cardioid pattern is ideal for for close- to medium-distance recording, whereas the more directional "Tele" supercardioid pattern is better suited for long-distance pickup.
The permanently-attached 3-foot (0.9 m) cable is terminated with a 3.5 mm mini-plug.
- Element: Condenser
- Polar Patterns: Cardioid (Normal), Supercardioid (Tele)
- Frequency Response: 70 - 18,000 Hz
- Open Circuit Sensitivity: Normal: -56 dBm, 1 kHz at 1 Pa; Tele: -45 dBm, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
- Impedance: Normal: 1000 ohms +/- 30%; Tele: 2200 ohms +/- 30%
- Weight: 4 oz (113 g)
- Cable: 3 feet (1 m)
What's in the Box
ATR55 microphone, camera mount, pistol-grip stand clamp, foam windscreen, battery and 1/4" phone plug adapter
The Audio-Technica ATR 55 Uni-Directional Condenser Shotgun Mic is designed especially for use with video cameras. The ATR 55 provides 2 range settings: Normal, for close- to medium-distance recording, and Tele for long-distance pickup. Comes with an attached 3 Feet cable with 1/8-Inch mini plug. A camera-mount, pistol-grip, stand clamp, foam windscreen, battery, and 1/4-Inch phone plug adapter come with the Audio-Technica ATR 55. Requires phantom power.