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Audio-Technica AT897 Shotgun Microphone

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AT897
  • For Indie Films & Video Production
  • Ideal for High-Gain Preamps
  • AA Battery or Phantom Powered
  • Selectable 80 Hz Low-Cut Filter

 

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Audio-Technica AT897 Shotgun Microphone

Audio-Technica AT897 Shotgun Microphone

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Quality Sound

The 11" long AT897 uses an interference tube and a supercardioid polar pattern to yield focused on-axis directionality while attenuating rear-entry sound and rejecting sound at the sides. This makes the AT897 far more effective at capturing distant sources than the omnidirectional mics found in most cameras.

Bass Roll-Off

The high-pass filter can be set to flat or 80 Hz to roll off low-frequency noise from common sources such as air conditioners and traffic.

Battery or Phantom Powered

Thanks to its 3-pin XLR output and compliance with 11 to 52 VDC phantom powering, the AT897 is compatible with a variety of handheld audio recorders, field recorders, and mixer adapters as well as built-in preamps on many camcorders and cinema cameras. When using devices that don't offer phantom power, the AT897 may be powered by a single AA battery (included).

Ideal for Boompole Mounting

The AT897 includes a mic clip for easy placement on a mic stand or boompole. Alternatively, mount the AT897 in the Audio-Technica AT8415 shockmount (available separately) to impede the transfer of vibrations between your boompole and the mic. The AT897 also includes two rubber O-rings that expand the microphone's diameter to fit the larger mic holders found on many high-end cameras.

Windscreen Minimizes Wind Noise

The AT897 has a foam windscreen to reduce unwanted wind noise from breezes, fans, heaters, and air conditioners. Enhanced attenuation of wind noise is possible with the addition of an optional windshield such as the Rycote 15 cm Super-Softie, which also provides high immunity to rain.

For maximum reduction of handling noise and wind noise in indoor or outdoor environments, consider the separately available Rycote Windshield Kit 4, a complete windjammer, windshield, and shockmount suspension system.

Specifications

General
Face Detection
No
GTIN/UPC Code
TBC
Polar Pattern
Lobar, Supercardioid
Frequency Response
20 Hz to 20 kHz
Dynamic Range
112 dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
77 dB (1 kHz)
Max Input Sound Level (SPL)
129 dB SPL
Panoroma Mode
No
Battery Type/Life
1x AA
Output Impedance
200 Ohms
Product Weight
0.1400
Brands
Audio-Technica
Wi-Fi Enabled
No
External Battery Charger
No
HDR Mode
No
Landing Gear/Legs Included
No

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Standard Shipping is a $9.90 flat rate for Australia-wide standard shipping. Delivery times may vary depending on parcel size and delivery location.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Premium Shipping is a $15.90 flat rate for Australia-wide priority express shipping. All parcels are sent with tracking and signature on delivery.

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  • Brisbane: 232 Arthur Street, Newstead, Qld 4006
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Please select ‘Click & Collect’ and your preferred store location during checkout.

Will my purchase come with an Australian warranty?

Yes – all orders are shipped directly from CameraPro and come with a full Australian manufacturer’s warranty.
Because CameraPro is an authorised Australian retailer, you’ll receive full local cover for technical support, firmware upgrades and repairs for a minimum of 12 months.

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