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The ultimate kick drum mic, Artist Elite AE2500 dual element microphone features both condenser and dynamic capsules in a perfect phase relationship, all in one housing. With a provided splitter cable, the separate elements can be control on different channels with their own 3 pin XLR connectors, allowing for a precise sound balance. The AE2500 is presented in a rugged durable casing, and is provided with a stand clamp offering shock protection, secure mounting and easy positioning. The AE2500 is equally at home on the road and in the studio.
The AE2500 combines a condenser and dynamic element in the same shell, positioned in a perfect phase relationship; practically unachievable with two separate microphones.
The dual elements combine to capture the whole sound of the kick drum. The dynamic element delivers the aggressive attack of the beater, while the condenser capsule captures the bass and tonalities of the shell.
Both elements of the AE2500 have their own outputs, as well as the condenser element having an 80 HZ HPF switch and 10 dB pad, allowing the user to get a precise tailore sound.
Dual condenser and dynamic elements in a perfect phase relationship, like two microphones in one
Rugged durable shell for enduring dependability on tour and in the studio
A specially designed isolation clamp is included, allowing shock protection, secure mounting and easy positioning
The AE2500 includes a 5m cable that gives control over each element on separate channels
|Frequency Response||20 - 17,000 Hz (condenser)
30 - 10,000 Hz (dynamic)
|Open Circuit Sensitivity|| -51 dB (2.8 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa (condenser)
-54 dB (1.9 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa (dynamic)
|Impedance||100 ohms (condenser)
600 ohms (dynamic)
|Maximum Input Sound Level||148 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D. (condenser);
158 dB SPL, with 10 dB pad (nominal)
|Low Frequency Roll Off||80 Hz, 12 dB/octave (condenser)|
|Dynamic Range||124 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL (condenser)|
|Signal-to-Noise Ratio||70 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa (condenser)|
|Phantom Power Requirements||11-52V DC, 3 mA typical (condenser)|
|Dimensions||6.50" (165.0 mm) long, 2.17" (55.0 mm) maximum diameter|
|Output Connector||Integral 5-pin XLRM-type|
|Cable||16.5' (5 m) dual shielded, 8-conductor cable, 5-pin XLRF-type connector at microphone, two 3-pin XLRM-type output connectors|
|Accessories Included||AT8471 isolation clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter; soft protective pouch|
|AE2500 Specification Sheet||102 KB|
|AE2500 Polar Pattern (Condenser)||JPG||55 KB|
|AE2500 Polar Pattern (Dynamic)||JPG||54 KB|
|AE2500 Frequency Response (Condenser)||JPG||48 KB|
|AE2500 Frequency Response (Dynamic)||JPG||47 KB|
|AE2500 Declaration of Conformity||53 KB|
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