Audio Technica AT2031 Cardioid Condenser End-Address Microphone

Audio Technica AT2031
Audio Technica AT2031   

Audio Technica AT2031 Cardioid Condenser End-Address Microphone

Product Code: AT2031

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Features

  • 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

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.

Element Condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 20 - 20,000 Hz
Low Frequency Roll-Off 150 Hz, 6 dB/octave 
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
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
Switch Flat, roll-off 
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