Audio-Technica ATM 450

Small Membrane Condenser Microphone

  • Especially for acoustic guitar and overhead recording
  • Cardioid
  • Frequency range: 40 - 20,000 Hz
  • Impedance: 200 Ohm
  • Max. SPL: 152 dB
  • 80 Hz High pass switch
  • 10 dB Pad switch
  • Membrane on the side for better positioning
  • Weight: 98 g
  • Incl. leather case, wind shield and clamp

15-Year manufacturers warranty if registered on audio-technica.com within 30 days.

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  • Bossa Dry
  • Bossa Wet
  • Strumming Dry
  • Strumming Wet
  • Blocks Dry
  • Blocks Wet
  • Ride

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Battery Powered No
Directional Microphone No
Stereo Pair No
switchable lowcut Yes
switchable pad Yes
characteristic cardoid

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Cutest microphone in my case

14.04.2015
Picked this up on recommendation from friends, and I'm really enjoying it so far. It's only gone out on a couple of gigs, but so far it's rocked on upright piano and drumkit. Used it on a jazz gig this evening as part of a 2-mic drum setup, with a Beyer M88 on kick and the 450 sat below the ride, pointing towards the snare. It had a really tight sound, great focus on the drums and excellent rejection of other instruments and monitor bleed on the stage.

Brought it as part of my package for larger multi-mic drumkit setups on snare, hihat and ride duty, but loved it on the simple, stripped down configuration. Going to have to get another couple later this year so I can stick it on more stuff at the same time.
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Pure Sound for everything.

Monzshih, 19.06.2018
I got two of ATM450 for overhead usually.
The sound is pure. Just need to low cut. And everything is good.
Great mic!
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