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Cardioid Condenser Instrument Microphone
Cardioid electret microphone offering exceptional sound performance on acoustic instruments. Designed to work at high sound pressure levels, the AE3000 proves indispensable for all percussive instruments. Its large diaphragm element excels with acoustic guitars, guitar amps, toms, overheads, percussion, snare, timpani and other acoustic instruments.
- Compact, discreet, easy to position microphone
- Small (at just 11.5cm), reaching up to 158dB SPL with the pad
- 10dB and 138dB dynamic low-cut filter at a featherweight 170g
- Ideal for acoustic guitar amp, toms, snare, brass and overheads
- Low-profile side-address design with tapered grille allows optimal positioning of element vis-à-vis sound source
- Robust design for enduring dependability on the road
- 80 Hz high Pass Filter and 10 dB pad
- Product designed and manufactured in Japan, guaranteed for 15 years
|Element||Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser|
|Frequency Response||20 - 20,000 Hz|
|Open Circuit Sensitivity||-43 dB (7.0 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa|
|Maximum Input Sound Level||148 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.; 158 dB SPL, with 10 dB pad (nominal)|
|Low Frequency Roll Off||80 Hz, 12 dB/octave|
|Dynamic Range||137 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL|
|Signal-to-Noise Ratio||83 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa|
|Phantom Power Requirements||11-52V DC, 3 mA typical|
|Dimensions||4.55" (115.5 mm) long, 1.89" (48.0 mm) maximum diameter|
|Output Connector||Integral 3-pin XLRM-type|
|Accessories Included||AT8471 isolation clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter; soft protective pouch|
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Whether it’s on the boardroom table, the stage or in the studio, Audio-Technica products are trusted time and again by industry professionals looking for reliable, lovingly developed audio products for all budgets.
It’s Audio-Technica’s commitment to innovation, customer service and meticulous design that ensure professionals turn to us to provide solutions in conferencing, houses of worship, broadcasting, live sound, recording studios and beyond.
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For over 50 years Audio-Technica has worked alongside leading figures in sports and music broadcast to develop and hone a range of products that deliver on the highest level.
Audio-Technica have developed and delivered products to power the Grammys, World Cup, Super Bowl, Commonwealth Games as well as every Summer and Winter Games from Atlanta 1996 to Sochi 2014.
A Legacy in Innovation
Founded in 1962 by Hideo Matsushita, Audio-Technica positioned itself immediately as a leader in the manufacture and design of innovative audio products.
Its expertise in innovation quickly spread to various new fields and led to the development of tone arms, microphones and headphones. Audio-Technica soon became a benchmark in those fields. Making history.
A self-made man and audiophile, Hidéo Matsushita was the former Director of the Tokyo Museum of Modern Art. It all started in his workshop, with the hand crafting of stereo cartridges. 50 years later, Audio-Technica has become a global leader in audio innovation.
A Passion for Listening
Humility, passion, creativity and expertise in sound are the core values behind Audio-Technica’s legacy, greatly inspired by its founder - whose imprint on the company’s philosophy is still felt today.
Audio-Technica’s passion for listening evolved in the 70’s, when it started designing headphones, building upon a legacy in innovation, meticulous engineering and artistic design.
Today, Audio-Technica’s audio products have become globally synonymous with consistently high sonic performance paired with impeccable build construction and artistic design.
One Year Limited Warranty
All Audio-Technica products come with a one year warranty as standard meaning you can enjoy your product safe in the knowledge that you’re covered.
All Audio-Technica products purchased from Audio-Technica Europe are guaranteed for one year from the date of purchase to be free of defects in materials and workmanship. In the event of such defect, the product will be repaired or replaced without charge*.
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