The AT2050 is a versatile condenser microphone designed to deliver consistent, superior performance across various recording scenarios. With its three switchable polar patterns—omnidirectional, cardioid, and figure-of-eight—it offers flexibility to adapt to different sound sources and environments. Featuring dual large diaphragms that are gold-vaporized and aged for optimal characteristics, this microphone ensures smooth, natural sound reproduction with low noise. Whether in the studio or on stage, the AT2050 maintains reliability and adherence to Audio-Technica's stringent consistency standards.
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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

Element Externally-polarized (DC bias) condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid, Omnidirectional, Figure-of-Eight, Multi-Pattern
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
Maximum Input Sound Level 149 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.; 159 dB SPL, with 10 dB pad (nominal)
Dynamic Range 136 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
Weight 412g
Dimensions 170.0 mm (6.69″) long, 52.0 mm (2.05″) maximum body diameter
Output Connector Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
Accessories Included AT8458 shock mount for 5/8″-27 threaded stands; 5/8″-27 to 3/8″-16 threaded adapter; soft protective pouch