Audio-Technica AT897 Short Shotgun Microphone

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SKU
745910
  • 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 the 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 the mic.
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Audio-Technica AT897 Short Shotgun Microphone


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 the 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 the mic.

 

Features:

  • Designed for video production and broadcast (ENG/EFP) audio acquisition
  • Short length (11") ensures the 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 the mic
  • Switchable low-frequency roll-off
  • Operates on a single 1.5v AA battery or phantom power 11V - 52V
  • RoHS compliant - free from all substances specified in the EU directive on hazardous substances

 

Specifications:

  • Element: Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
  • Polar Pattern: Line + gradient
  • Frequency Response: 20-20,000 Hz
  • Low Frequency Roll Off: 80 Hz, 12 dB/octave
  • Open Circuit Sensitivity: Phantom: -40 dB (10.0 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa, Battery: -41 dB (8.9 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
  • Impedance: Phantom: 200 ohms, Battery: 300 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: Phantom: 112 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL, Battery: 98 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
  • Signal to Noise Ratio: 77 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
  • Phantom Power Requirements: 11-52V DC, 2 mA typical
  • Battery Type: 1.5V AA/UM3
  • Battery Current Life: 0.4 mA / 1200 hours typical (alkaline)
  • Switch: Flat, roll-off (recessed)
  • Weight: 5.1 oz (145 g)
  • Dimensions: 10.98" (279.0 mm) long, 0.83" (21.0 mm) diameter
  • Output Connector: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
  • Accessories: AT8405a stand clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; AT8134 windscreen; battery; 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter; protective carrying case
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Specifications
  • Microphone Response: 20-20,000 Hz
  • Microphone Maximum SPL: 129 dB
  • Microphone Impedance: 200 ohms
  • Microphone Powering: 11-52V DC, 2 mA typical
  • Microphone Pad Switches: No
  • Microphone Diameter: 21 mm
  • Microphone Connector: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
  • Microphone Dynamic Range: 112 dB
  • Microphone Signal-to-Noise: 77 dB
  • Microphone Sensitivity: -40 dB, 279 mm x 21 mm
  • Physical Weight: 145g