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Item#: 9SIA1J20M69141
Audio-Technica AT897 Line + Gradient Condenser Microphone

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Pro Audio - Microphones
Output Connector: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
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 (5.6 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa

Open Circuit Sensitivity Battery: -41 dB (5.6 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa

Phantom Impedance: 200 ohms

Battery Impedance: 300 ohms

Phantom Maximum Input Sound Level: 129 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.

Battery Maximum Input Sound Level: 115 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.

Phantom Dynamic Range (Typical): 112 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL

Battery Dynamic Range (Typical): 98 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL

SNR: 77 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa

Phantom Power Requirements: 11-52V DC, 2 mA typical

Switch: Flat, roll-off (recessed)
Power Requirement
Battery Type: 1.5V AA/UM3

Battery Current / Life: 0.4 mA / 1200 hours typical (alkaline)


Designed for video production and broadcast (ENG/EFP) audio acquisition

Short length (11") ensures 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 mic

Switchable low-frequency roll-off

Operates on battery or phantom power

RoHS compliant—free from all substances specified in the EU directive on hazardous substances

Dimension & Weight

10.98" x 0.83" D
5.1 oz.

Manufacturer Warranty

1 year limited
1 year limited
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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