ES993 (DISCONTINUED)

Dual-element Cardioid Condenser Rigid-pipe Microphone -

MSRP* US$650.00

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



  • Overview
  • Features
  • Specifications

  • Overview


    Two microphones in one—perfect desk- or table-mount mic for applications requiring separate miking for PA and broadcast. The ES993 offers excellent sonic character, simple operation and streamlined appearance. One element is typically used to provide sound reinforcement while the other feeds clean audio to a broadcast network, media pool or logging recorder with no electrical interaction between the elements. The two elements can also feed audio to two separate installed systems in a church or school. The circuit grounds for each channel are completely isolated, greatly reducing the potential for hum. Each element is individually shock-mounted. This robust table-mounted microphone is ideal for courtrooms, boardrooms, government chambers, schools and churches. Its optically coupled, lighted remote mute switch has three modes (push-to-mute, toggle, and push-to-talk). Switchable 15 dB pad. Interchangeable elements are available for omnidirectional and hypercardioid patterns. 18.50” long.
  • Features

    • Designed for quality sound reinforcement in demanding situations, especially those requiring separate miking for PA and broadcast

    • Dual-element configuration features completely isolated circuit grounds for each channel, greatly reducing the potential for hum

    • Fixed low-frequency roll-off (120 Hz, 12 dB/octave) and 15 dB pad

    • Dual integral windscreens ensure ultimate security against wind noise and plosives

    • Remote mute switch with three modes (push-to-mute, toggle, push-to-talk) and LED indicator light

    • Sturdy metal base mounts to table, desk or podium with included hardware

    • Remote dual power module has two 3-pin XLRM-type output connectors for use with in-house and remote feeds

    • Rigid-pipe design with ball-in-socket base permits flexible positioning

  • Specifications

    ELEMENTSTwo fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condensers
    POLAR PATTERNCardioid
    FREQUENCY RESPONSE90-15,000 Hz
    LOW FREQUENCY ROLL-OFFFixed 120 Hz, 12 dB/octave
    OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY-41 dB (8.9 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
    IMPEDANCE250 ohms
    MAXIMUM INPUT SOUND LEVEL138 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
    DYNAMIC RANGE (typical)109 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
    SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO65 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
    PHANTOM POWER REQUIREMENTS11-52V DC, 3 mA typical
    SWITCHES(on circuit board)
    SW1: Normal/-15 dB;
    SW2: Mute/Toggle/Talk
    WEIGHT (MICROPHONE)12.0 oz (340 g)
    WEIGHT (POWER MODULE)7.5 oz (214 g)
    DIMENSIONS (MICROPHONE)18.50" (469.9 mm) long,
    1.51" (38.4 mm) head diameter
    DIMENSIONS (POWER MODULE)5.12" (130.0 mm) long,
    1.73" (44.0 mm) high,
    2.36" (60.0 mm) wide
    OUTPUT CONNECTORS (POWER MODULE)(Two) 3-pin XLRM-type
    CABLES18" (457.2 mm) long (permanently attached to microphone), 6-conductor shielded cable, attaches to power module

    8" (203.2 mm) long, 3-conductor remote switch flex cable, attaches to power module
    OPTIONAL INTERCHANGEABLE ELEMENTSESE-H hypercardioid (100º);
    ESE-O omnidirectional (360º)
    ACCESSORIES FURNISHEDAT8510 power module; membrane switch; membrane switch bezel; four #6 x 1/2" black oxide wood screws for AT8510; three #8 x 1" black oxide wood screws for microphone mount; two #6 x 1/2" zinc-plated wood screws for switch bezel mount
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