AE3000

Cardioid Condenser Instrument Microphone

  • Excels in high-SPL applications
  • Large-diaphragm capsule
  • Low-profile side-address design
  • Cardioid polar pattern reduces pickup of sounds from the sides and rear
  • Robust design for enduring dependability on the road
  • Integral 80 Hz HPF switch and 10 dB pad

£277.00 (inc. VAT)

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Product Features

AE3000
  • A compact, discreet and easy to position microphone
  • Small (at just 11.5cm), with up to 158dB SPL with the pad
  • 10dB and 138dB dynamic low-cut filter at a featherweight 170g
  • Ideal for guitar amps, toms, snares, timpani, horns and overheads.
  • Low-profile side-address design with tapered grille allows optimal positioning of element vis-à-vis sound source
  • Product designed and manufactured in Japan, guaranteed for 15 years
AE3000

AE3000

the go-to microphone for all percussion instruments

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
 

“exceptional transparency”

The large diaphragm microphone combined with an "open" head structure provides high accuracy and exceptional sound clarity.

“highly effective but with a low profile”

A microphone that fits comfortably into the palm of your hand; discretion and ergonomics allow optimal positioning of the element relative to the sound source.

“switchable low-cut filter and fader”

The integrated low-cut filter allows for the easy switching of flat frequency response to attenuate the bass. The 10dB attenuator reduces microphone sensitivity, whilst increasing the sound pressure level, thus increasing the versatility of the AE3000.

 
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low-cut FILTeR

The AE3000 is equipped with a filter that suppresses frequencies below 80 Hz, with a slope of 12dB / octave.

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tapered Grille

The microphone's large capsule is protected by a tapered grille, allowing you to slide the AE3000 closer to capture instruments.

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isolation clamp

The AT8471 isolation clamp is included to ensure secure mounting, versatile positioning and to mitigate any unwanted mechanical noise.

protective pouch

The AE3000 comes with a soft protective pouch for easy storage and transport.

AE3000
Element Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 20 - 20,000 Hz
Open Circuit Sensitivity -43 dB (7.0 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
Impedance 100 ohms
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
Weight 170g
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

AE3000

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AE3000

Cardioid Condenser Instrument Microphone

Name Filetype Filesize
AE3000 Specification Sheet PDF 68 KB
AE3000 Polar Pattern JPG 50 KB
AE3000 Frequency Response JPG 46 KB
AE3000 Declaration of Conformity PDF 53 KB

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