The ATM250DE is a dual-element instrument microphone designed by Audio-Technica, featuring both a cardioid condenser and a hypercardioid dynamic capsule enclosed in a single housing. This innovative design allows for versatile sound capture, making it ideal for various instruments such as kick drums, guitar amps, percussion, and more. The dynamic element provides punch and attack, while the condenser element captures the full audio spectrum, offering a well-rounded sound profile.
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Dual-element design with condenser and dynamic capsules enclosed in a single housing

Neodymium dynamic element for punch and attack, while the condenser element captures the full audio spectrum

Perfect phase relationship between elements, ensuring optimal sound quality

Ideal for kick drums, guitar amps, percussion, and other instruments

Integral 80 Hz high-pass filter switch and 10 dB pad for condenser element

Versatile mounting options and effective dampening of mechanical noise with included AT8471 isolation clamp

Corrosion-resistant contacts with gold-plated XLRM-type connector

Rugged, all-metal design and construction for long-lasting durability

Element Condenser, dynamic
Polar Pattern Cardioid (condenser)
Hypercardioid (dynamic)
Frequency Response 40 – 20,000 Hz (condenser)
40 – 15,000 Hz (dynamic)
Low Frequency Roll Off 80 Hz, 12 dB/octave (condenser)
Open Circuit Sensitivity -49 dB (3.5 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa (condenser)
-53 dB (2.2 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa (dynamic)
Maximum Input Sound Level 148 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D. (condenser)
158 dB SPL, with 10 dB pad (nominal)
Dynamic Range 122 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL (condenser)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 68 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa (condenser)
Phantom Power Requirements 11-52V DC, 3.5 mA typical (condenser)
Switches Flat, roll-off; 10 dB pad (condenser only)
Weight 320g
Cable 5.0 m (16.5′) dual shielded, 8-conductor cable, 5-pin XLRF-type connector at microphone, two 3-pin XLRM-type output connectors
Dimensions 143.6 mm (5.65″) long, 55.0 mm (2.17″) diameter
Output Connector Integral 5-pin XLRM-type
Accessories Included AT8471 isolation clamp for 5/8″-27 threaded stands; 5/8″-27 to 3/8″-16 adapter; soft protective pouch

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