The AT5045 is Audio-Technica's premier condenser instrument microphone, engineered to deliver pure, realistic sound quality for a variety of studio applications. Whether used for overheads, percussion, acoustic guitar, strings, or other acoustic instruments, the AT5045 provides exceptional performance in capturing the nuances of sound. Despite its compact stick-type body, this microphone features Audio-Technica's largest single diaphragm, ensuring detailed and accurate sound reproduction. With meticulously selected discrete components and transformer-coupled output, the AT5045 offers an unparalleled dynamic range, making it one of the most versatile microphones on the market.
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Premier studio condenser instrument microphone

Pure, realistic sound quality for various acoustic instruments

Side-address stick-design with a larger diaphragm surface area

Discrete components selected for optimized performance

Transformer-coupled output for smooth sonic character

Exceptionally low noise with high SPL capability

Hand-built and inspected for 100% quality control

Advanced internal shock mounting for capsule isolation

Elegant and durable aluminum and brass housing

Innovative isolation clamp for secure mounting and noise reduction

Available as a single microphone (AT5045) or stereo pair (AT5045P)

Element Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 20 – 20,000 Hz
Open Circuit Sensitivity –35 dB (17.7 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
Maximum Input Sound Level 149 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
Noise 8 dB SPL
Dynamic Range 141 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 86 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
Phantom Power Requirements 48V DC, 1.4 mA typical
Weight 197 g (7.0 oz)
Dimensions 177.0 mm (6.97”) long, 25.0 mm (0.98”) maximum body diameter
Output Connector Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
Accessories Included AT8481 isolation clamp for 5/8″-27 threaded stands; AT8165 windscreen; protective carrying case
Audio-Technica Case Style R11

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