Audio-Technica Microphones Chosen for Pope Francis’ Visit to Philadelphia

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Stow, OH 09-29-2015 On Saturday, September 26, 2015, Pope Francis visited the Festival of Families on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Chosen to capture the Pontiff’s audio was an Audio-Technica AE6100 Artist Elite® Hypercardioid Dynamic Handheld Microphone, custom-painted white by Audio-Technica especially for the occasion (pictured with Pope Francis, center). Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images.

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