AT2031

Cardioid Condenser End Address Microphone

  • Outstanding performance and rugged construction
  • High SPL handling and wide dynamic range
  • Smooth, extended frequency response
  • Switchable 150 Hz 6dB/oct hi-pass filter
  • Low self-noise perfectly suited for digital recording equipment
  • Ideal for stringed instruments

£121.00 (inc. VAT)

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Product Features

AT2031
  • Cardioid polar pattern improves isolation of desired sound source
  • Low self-noise perfectly suited for digital recording equipment
  • Ideal for stringed instruments such as violin, cello, acoustic guitar, harp and piano both in the studio and on stage.
  • Smooth, extended frequency response with a slight rise in the high-frequency region
  • Outstanding performance and rugged construction
  • High SPL handling and wide dynamic range
  • Switchable 150 Hz 6dB/oct hi-pass filter
  • Discreet in size (134mm) yet surprisingly versatile
AT2031

AT2031

perfect string definition at an incredible price

The AT2031 is the ideal microphone for stringed instruments in critical studio and live applications. Its permanently polarized element offers extended frequency response with a slight rise in the high frequency range for a more detailed sound. Its low self-noise and high SPL handling capability offer a wide dynamic range, perfectly suited for the most demanding applications. For professional recording studios, it is a perfect auxiliary microphone for a drum kit or to record in proximity to orchestral ensembles. For live recording, its rugged construction and low prices will make it a perfect companion for capturing percussion, acoustic guitar, hi-hat, overheads and piano.

  • Cardioid polar pattern improves isolation of desired sound source
  • Low self-noise perfectly suited for digital recording equipment
  • Ideal for stringed instruments such as violin, cello, acoustic guitar, harp and piano both in the studio and on stage.
  • Smooth, extended frequency response with a slight rise in the high-frequency region
  • Outstanding performance and rugged construction
  • High SPL handling and wide dynamic range
  • Switchable 150 Hz 6dB/oct hi-pass filter
  • Sturdy steel construction, equally at home in a home studio, rehearsal studio or on stage
  • Discreet in size (134mm) yet surprisingly versatile
 

“wide dynamic range”

Listening to this microphone is truly amazing especially when considering the price range. It can also serve as the main stereo pair or microphone boosters, for users with a larger budget.

“excellent frequency response”

The AT2031 offers excellent frequency response, and gives accurate and airy sound on sources difficult to capture, such as piano and strings.

“LOW CUT FILTER SLOPE”

With its gentle filter slope of 6 dB / Octave at 150 Hz, low frequencies are controlled in a very soft and natural way.

 
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Star-shapped grille

A star-shaped metal grille protects the element. Four sets of quadruple slots allow for precise directivity control.

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A PERFECT COUPLE

Due to its numerous qualities, the AT2031 works well as an affordable option for an ORTF or X / Y configuration, when using two units together.

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AT8405a stand clamp

The AT8405a stand clamp that comes with the AT2031 is also suitable for all cylindrical microphones with a diameter of 21mm.

AT2031

Carry case

The AT2031 comes with a soft protective pouch for easy storage and transport.

AT2031
Element Fixed-charge back plate permanently polarized condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 20 - 20,000 Hz
Open Circuit Sensitivity -34 dB (19.9 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa*
Impedance 85 ohms
Maximum Input Sound Level 141 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
Noise 17 dB SPL
Low Frequency Roll Off 150 Hz, 6 dB/octave
Switches Flat, roll-off
Dynamic Range 124 dB, 1 kHz at max SPL
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 77 dB, 1 khz at 1 Pa*
Phantom Power Requirements 48V DC, 2mA typical
Weight 134g
Dimensions 143.0 mm long, 21.0 mm maximum body Ø
Output Connector Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
Accessories Included AT8405a stand clamp; windscreen; soft protective pouch

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AT2031

Cardioid Condenser End Address Microphone

Name Filetype Filesize
AT2031 Datasheet PDF 1.51 MB
AT2031 Specification Sheet PDF 584 KB
AT2031 Frequency Response JPG 43 KB
AT2031 Polar Pattern JPG 43 KB
AT2031 Declaration of Conformity PDF 158 KB

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