CP8201

Microphone Impedance Matching Transformer

MSRP* US$24.00
Two-Year Limited End-User Warranty

*Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Actual selling price may vary; please check with an authorized Audio-Technica dealer.



  • Overview
  • Features
  • Specifications
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  • Overview

    The Audio-Technica CP8201 Microphone Impedance Matching Transformer is designed to connect a low-impedance microphone to a high-impedance electronic input. The high-quality transformer solves the problem of excessive high-frequency loss and hum pickup.
  • Features


    • Matches low-impedance microphones to high-impedance electronic inputs

    • Permits use of long microphone cables

    • Maintains high frequency response

    • Reduces noise pickup



  • Specifications


    Input Impedance 250 ohms (nominal)
    Output Impedance 50,000 ohms (nominal)
    Frequency Response 20-20,000 Hz
    Input Connector XLRF-type
    Output Connector 1/4" plug



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  • Downloads

    CP8201, AT8202 Specification Sheet (pdf 79.14 KB)
    CP8201 Submittal Sheet (pdf 126.16 KB)
  • Reviews

  • Q & A

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    • Q:

      Gain Changes with impedance transformer

      I'm looking to up the impedance of a signal from a keyboard for use with various guitar pedals and a guitar amp (some pedals seem to deal with impedance mismatches better than others). I'm wondering if the gain boost from this transformer is simply a product of changing impedance or whether this transformer is also stepping up the gain from mic to line level.
      Seems like they don't make in-line transformers for anything except mics.
      Asked on 3/30/2014 by bark from New York, NY, USA

      1 answer

      • A:

        Please contact the Audio-Technica U.S. Audio Solutions team with your inquiry.

        audio-solutions@atus.com

        Thanks!

        Answered on 4/11/2014 by AudioSolutionsSpec2 from Stow, OH
    • Q:

      Will there be any harm to the equipment?

      Thank you for the response. Actually, it is used at the guitar amplifier end of the cable to adapt the XLR to 1/4" into the PA. The Fender Mustang is set up with XLR for the line out. The sound does not appear to be affected, but I am using overdrive. I'll try it with a clean signal. Thanks again.
      Asked on 5/23/2013 by Mustang from West Palm Beach, FL, USA

      1 answer

      • A:

        No problem.

        Answered on 6/6/2013 by AudioSolutionsManager from Stow, OH
    • Q:

      Are there any negative impedence issues using the CP8201 from a guitar amplifier to a PA system?
      Asked on 5/4/2013 by Mustang from West Palm Beach, Florida

      1 answer

      • A:

        Thank you for your inquiry. It sounds like you want to use it backwards to take a high impedance guitar amplifier direct output signal and run it into the XLR microphone input of a PA system. I don’t think the transformer is rated for line level…it might distort

        Answered on 5/17/2013 by AudioSolutionsManager from Stow, OH
    • Q:

      broken CP 8201 impedance matching transformer

      broke the wires off the little transformer. Where can I get a replace ment transformer??
      thankd
      Asked on 12/29/2011 by Willy

      1 answer

      • A:

        Thank you for your inquiry. Please check with our service department at 330-686-2600 option 4.

        Answered on 1/3/2012 by AudioSolutionsManager from Stow, OH
    • Q:

      What do I do with a broken CP8201 Microphone Impedance Matching Transformer?
      Asked on 12/3/2011 by Honestabe from Michigan

      2 answers

      • A:

        Order a new one! They are cheap enough to do that....

        Answered on 12/9/2011 by packerfan from Prairie du Sac, WI, USA
      • A:

        Thank you for your inquiry. Please contact our service department at (330) 686-2600 option 4 and they will help you with this.

        Answered on 12/7/2011 by AudioSolutionsManager from Stow, OH
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