Hypercardioid Dynamic Instrument Microphone

MSRP* US$99.00
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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  • Features
  • Specifications
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  • Overview

    This versatile addition to the Artist Series features a new multi-stage flat grille design for precise positioning close to the sound source. Equipped with a neodymium magnet for high-output performance, the ATM650 has a frequency response tailored for clear sound reproduction of guitar cabinets, snare and percussion. A-T’s innovative dual-wall floating construction banishes handling noise.
  • Features

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

    • Durable performance for professional applications

    • Special dual-wall floating construction reduces handling noise and assures consistent performance from mic to mic

    • Hi-ENERGY® neodymium magnet for improved output and transient response

    • Multi-stage flat grille design is engineered to enable easy placement as close as possible to sound source

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

    • Rugged, all-metal design and construction for years of trouble-free use

  • Specifications

    POLAR PATTERNHypercardioid
    OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY–56 dB (1.5 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
    IMPEDANCE300 ohms
    WEIGHT279 g (9.8 oz)
    DIMENSIONS164.2 mm (6.46") long,
    38.8 mm (1.53") diameter
    OUTPUT CONNECTORIntegral 3-pin XLRM-type
    ACCESSORIES FURNISHEDAT8470 Quiet-Flex™ stand clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter; soft protective pouch
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  • Downloads

    ATM650 Specification Sheet (pdf 366.75 KB)
    ATM650 Submittal Sheet (pdf 356.34 KB)
    Optional Windscreens / Mounts
  • Reviews


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    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)


    My "Go To" Instrument Mic!


    from Girard, OH, USA

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    • Drums
    • Guitar
    • Guitar Amp


    • i don't own enough of them!

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      Comments about Audio-Technica ATM650 Hypercardioid Dynamic Instrument Microphone:

      The ATM650 is my favorite for close mic-ing guitar cabs, and its killer aimed down at the head of a conga drum.. Want real impact from the snare in your live mix, use the ATM650 on the under side...

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        Where is ATM-650 microphone made?

        Hello, I have bought 4 ATM-650 microphones in America, but the they are printed with 'made in China'. I want to know where ATM-650 is made? Do you have some made in USA or JAPAN. Thank you!
        Asked on 2/14/2014 by blueslee from Princeton

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          Thank you for your inquiry. All ATM650 microphones are made in China.

          Answered on 2/18/2014 by AudioSolutionsManager from Stow, OH
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