Microphones by Application Guide


Do you need help finding the right microphone? First, click one of the broader categories: Vocal, Instrument, or Other. Next, select from the sub-categories displayed beneath your selected category. You can click on any sub-category to find a listing of the best microphones for each application. Sort your list by model name or by price.

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Wired Microphones Matching "Instrument : Violin/Viola"


  • AT5040 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

    Audio-Technica’s premier studio vocal microphone, the AT5040 cardioid condenser offers remarkably musical high-fidelity performance, with profound realism and depth, presence and purity of sound. Exceptionally low noise, wide dynamic range, high-SPL capability, advanced internal shock mounting. Includes custom AT8480 shock mount and hard-shell carrying case.

  • AT4060 Cardioid Condenser Tube Microphone

    The AT4060 side-address large-diaphragm cardioid vacuum tube condenser microphone delivers vintage tube sound with the versatile performance for the most demanding studio applications.

  • AT5045 Cardioid Condenser Instrument Microphone

    Audio-Technica’s premier studio instrument microphone, the AT5045 cardioid condenser offers large-diaphragm, side-address performance in a stick-type body. Unprecedented dynamic range, exceptionally low noise, high-SPL capability, advanced internal shock mounting. Includes AT8481 isolation clamp, AT8165 windscreen and hard-shell carrying case.

  • AT4080 Phantom-powered Bidirectional Ribbon Microphone

    Audio-Technica’s groundbreaking ribbon microphone offers smooth, warm, natural sound, outstanding durability, and phantom-powered active electronics.

  • AT4047MP Multi-pattern Condenser Microphone

    This versatile side-address condenser offers selectable polar patterns, a warm vintage sound, low self-noise, a wide dynamic range and high SPL capability. Switchable 10 dB pad & 80 Hz high-pass filter.

  • AT4081 Phantom-powered Bidirectional Ribbon Microphone

    Delivering the warmth and natural sound of a classic ribbon microphone, Audio-Technica’s AT4081 offers outstanding durability and phantom-powered active electronics in a low-profile stick design.

  • AT4047/SV Cardioid Condenser Microphone

    The AT4047/SV large-diaphragm cardioid condenser delivers a full low-frequency response and warm sonic characteristics reminiscent of early F.E.T. studio microphones.

  • AT4050 Multi-pattern Condenser Microphone

    The AT4050’s dual large-diaphragm design provides consistent, superior performance in switchable cardioid, omnidirectional and figure-of-eight polar pattern settings.

  • AT4049b Omnidirectional Condenser Microphone

    Recommended for professional recording and critical applications in broadcast, this omnidirectional condenser microphone consists of the AT4900b-48 body and an AT4049b-EL omnidirectional element.

  • AT4051b Cardioid Condenser Microphone

    Ideal for professional recording and critical applications in broadcast, the AT4051b consists of two modular subassemblies: an AT4900b-48 body and an AT4051b-EL cardioid element.

  • AT4053b Hypercardioid Condenser Microphone

    This versatile hypercardioid condenser microphone consists of two modular subassemblies: an AT4900b-48 body and an AT4053b-EL hypercardioid element.

  • AT4033/CL Cardioid Condenser Microphone

    This is the side-address studio condenser that broke the US$1000-barrier in its class. The classic edition of the legendary AT4033, the AT4033/CL is a studio classic and bluegrass favorite; fantastic on stage.

  • AT4021 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

    Ideal for critical studio and live applications, the low-profile AT4021 offers a flat, extended frequency response, high maximum SPL and wide dynamic range. It is equipped with a switchable 80 Hz high-pass filter and 10 dB pad.

  • AT4022 Omnidirectional Condenser Microphone

    The low-profile AT4022 omnidirectional condenser recording mic offers a flat, extended frequency response, high maximum SPL and wide dynamic range. Omnidirectional polar pattern preserves the “sound” of the recording location; switchable 80 Hz high-pass filter and 10 dB pad.

  • AT4040 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

    A blend of technical precision and artistic inspiration, the AT4040 large-diaphragm side-address studio condenser offers exceptionally low noise, wide dynamic range and high-SPL capability for greatest versatility.

  • ATM350 Cardioid Condenser Clip-On Microphone

    Supplied with Audio-Technica’s UniMount® clip and new violin mount, the low-profile ATM350 is an exceptional cardioid condenser microphone designed to clip to brass, reeds, piano, snare, toms, and violin. Features an integral 80 Hz hi-pass filter.

  • ATM450 Cardioid Condenser Instrument Microphone

    One of the stars of the Artist Series remake, the ATM450 cardioid condenser offers an innovative side-address stick design for endless placement options and minimal obstructions. Equipped with integral 80 Hz hi-pass filter and switchable 10 dB pad.

  • AE5100 Cardioid Condenser Instrument Microphone

    The Artist Elite® AE5100 large diaphragm cardioid condenser instrument microphone provides uncompromising sound quality for overheads, percussion, acoustic instruments (particularly guitar and strings) and choirs.

  • AT4041 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

    A unique combination of audio excellence and moderate cost, the AT4041 premium electret condenser microphone is engineered to meet the most critical acoustic requirements of professional recording, broadcast and live sound.

  • AT2050 Multi-pattern Condenser Microphone

    The versatile AT2050 provides consistent, superior performance in switchable cardioid, omnidirectional and figure-of-eight polar pattern settings. It offers a switchable 80 Hz high-pass filter and 10 dB pad and includes a shock mount & protective pouch.

  • AT8033 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

    All-purpose condenser microphone ideal for handheld interviews and general audio acquisition, the AT8033 features high-SPL capability and wide frequency response. Operates on battery or phantom power. RoHS compliant.

  • AT2041SP Studio Microphone Pack

    The AT2041SP Studio Pack offers two versatile 20 Series condenser microphones for use in home, project and commercial studios. Equally at home with digital and analog recording devices, the AT2020 and AT2021 deliver remarkable specs and superior build.

  • AT8031 Cardioid Condenser Handheld Microphone

    The AT8031 cardioid condenser is ideal for close-up interviews, vocals, overheads, piano, and strings. Operates on battery or phantom power. RoHS compliant.

  • AT2035 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

    This large-diaphragm studio condenser with a switchable 80 Hz high-pass filter and 10 dB pad handles high sound pressure levels with ease. Includes a custom shock mount and protective pouch.

  • PRO 37 Small-Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone

    With a low-mass element for superb transient response and a low-profile design, the PRO 37 has established itself as a versatile solution for studio recording and live performance. Excels in high-SPL applications.

  • AT8010 Omnidirectional Condenser Microphone

    Ideal for interviews, pickup of audience reaction, and musical events, the AT8010 features an extremely smooth, extended response on- and off-axis. Operates on battery or phantom power. RoHS compliant.

  • AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

    The price/performance standard in side-address studio condenser microphone technology; ideal for project/home-studio applications. Pivoting, threaded stand mount included.

  • MB 4k/c Handheld/Stand Cardioid Condenser Microphone with Cable

    The MB 4k cardioid condenser microphone supplied with a 15-foot cable.

  • AT2021 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

    This small-diaphragm condenser is a natural for acoustic instruments, overheads and piano. A professional stand clamp is included.

  • MB 4k Handheld/Stand Cardioid Condenser Microphone

    A price/performance leader, the MB 4k cardioid condenser microphone is the Midnight Blues® Series’ introductory studio-quality microphone. Available with a cable as MB 4k/c.


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