AT2021

Cardioid Condenser Microphone

MSRP* US$79.00
Two-Year Limited End-User Warranty

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



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  • Overview


    Ideal for home studio and live applications, the low-profile AT2021 offers an extended frequency response, high maximum SPL and wide dynamic range. The microphone is outstanding for acoustic guitar, overheads, piano and group vocals. Its low-mass element offers a superb transient response.
  • Features


    • Ideal for acoustic guitar, overheads, piano and group vocals

    • Condenser design for studio-quality vocal and instrument applications

    • Excels in high-SPL applications

    • Extended response for smooth, natural sonic characteristics

    • Low-mass element for superb transient response

    • Corrosion-resistant contacts from gold-plated XLRM-type connector

    • Rugged design and construction for reliable performance

    • Cardioid polar pattern reduces pickup of sounds from the sides and rear, improving isolation of desired sound source

  • Specifications

    ELEMENTFixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
    POLAR PATTERNCardioid
    FREQUENCY RESPONSE30-20,000 Hz
    OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY39 dB (11.2 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
    IMPEDANCE250 ohms
    MAXIMUM INPUT SOUND LEVEL145 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
    NOISE19 dB SPL
    DYNAMIC RANGE (typical)126 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
    SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO75 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
    PHANTOM POWER REQUIREMENTS48V DC, 2 mA typical
    WEIGHT83 g (2.9 oz)
    DIMENSIONS101.5 mm (4.00") long,
    21.0 mm (0.83") maximum body diameter
    OUTPUT CONNECTORIntegral 3-pin XLRM-type
    ACCESSORIES FURNISHEDStand clamp; soft protective pouch
    AUDIO-TECHNICA CASE STYLES1
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    FREQUENCY RESPONSE
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  • Downloads

    AT2021 Specification Sheet (pdf 876.96 KB)
    Optional Windscreens / Mounts
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