Audio-Technica AT897 Line/Gradient Shotgun Condenser Microphone
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- 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
- Operates on battery or phantom power and features switchable low-frequency roll-off
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Designed for broadcast & video production
Rugged, dependable performance.
Short length (11")
Ensures mic stays out of the shot – even when used with compact digital cameras.
Smooth on-axis audio quality with excellent off-axis rejection
For a smooth, natural-sound and rejection from the sides and rear of mic.
|Element||Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser|
|Polar Pattern||Line + gradient|
|Frequency Response||20-20,000 Hz|
|Impedance||Phantom: 200 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|
|Phantom Power Requirements||11-52V DC, 2 mA typical|
|Battery Type||1.5V AA/UM3|
|Switch||Flat, roll-off (recessed)|
|Weight||5.1 oz (145 g)|
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|Item Dimensions||19.50 x 4.50 x 2.40 inches||4.88 x 2.60 x 7.28 inches||10.00 x 4.00 x 3.00 inches||0.86 x 0.86 x 10.94 inches||5.31 x 2.60 x 13.78 inches|
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.
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