AE3000

Cardioid Condenser Instrument Microphone

MSRP* US$429.00
Five-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


    The Artist EliteŽ AE3000 delivers supreme performance at extreme SPLs. This high-SPL large diaphragm cardioid condenser instrument mic excels in applications such as guitar cabinets, toms, snare, timpani, horns and overheads. Its large-diaphragm capsule combines with the open architecture of the headcase to provide an extremely accurate and open sound. Its low-profile side-address design with tapered grille allows for optimal positioning.
  • Features


    • Excels in high-SPL applications

    • Large-diaphragm capsule combines with the open architecture of the headcase to provide an extremely accurate and open sound

    • Low-profile side-address design with tapered grille allows optimal positioning of element vis-ŕ-vis sound source

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

    • Robust design for enduring dependability on the road

    • Integral 80 Hz HPF switch and 10 dB pad

  • Specifications

    ELEMENTFixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
    POLAR PATTERNCardioid
    FREQUENCY RESPONSE20-20,000 Hz
    LOW FREQUENCY ROLL-OFF80 Hz, 12 dB/octave
    OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY-43 dB (7.0 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
    IMPEDANCE100 ohms
    MAXIMUM INPUT SOUND LEVEL148 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.;
    158 dB SPL, with 10 dB pad (nominal)
    NOISE11 dB SPL
    DYNAMIC RANGE (typical)137 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
    SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO83 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
    PHANTOM POWER REQUIREMENTS11-52V DC, 3 mA typical
    SWITCHESHigh-pass filter;
    10 dB pad (nominal)
    WEIGHT6.0 oz (170 g)
    DIMENSIONS4.55" (115.5 mm) long,
    1.89" (48.0 mm) maximum diameter
    OUTPUT CONNECTORIntegral 3-pin XLRM-type
    ACCESSORIES FURNISHEDAT8471 isolation clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter; soft protective pouch
    AUDIO-TECHNICA CASE STYLER6
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  • Downloads

    AE3000 Specification Sheet (pdf 67.61 KB)
    AE3000 Submittal Sheet (pdf 353.34 KB)
    Optional Windscreens / Mounts
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