Cardioid Condenser Boundary Microphone with Dante™ Network Output

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  • Overview

    Audio-Technica has bridged the gap between audio and IT with the first wired microphones that transmit audio and control data together over the Dante network protocol. A simple Ethernet connection allows the Network Microphone to communicate across an existing network of Dante-enabled devices and, with the mic’s integrated, programmable user switch, control any of those devices at the push of a button.

    Dante networking technology has become the standard in the professional audio industry. A true plug-and-play solution, Dante uses standard Internet protocols to distribute digital audio and control data with very low latency. Network Microphones exploit Dante’s advantages to provide a powerful audio solution that’s easy to implement, use and expand.

    A perfect fit for boardrooms and other meeting spaces, Network Microphones feature simple, inexpensive Ethernet connectivity, outstanding sound quality, a Red/Green LED status indicator and an integrated user switch to control anything from triggering a video camera pan/tilt to a room’s lighting preset and much more. And since Dante can support up to 512 bidirectional audio channels, Network Microphones offer an easily scalable solution.

    A true audio/IT convergence, the ATND971 boundary mic not only delivers the superior audio you would expect from Audio-Technica, with outstanding speech intelligibility and transparent sound quality, but it also transmits control data to communicate across a network of Dante-enabled devices. The integrated programmable user switch allows users to trigger a video camera’s pan/tilt, recall lighting presets or control anything else on the network at the push of a button. And with a Red/Green LED the microphone can visually convey mute status, incoming phone calls or other creative visual effects utilizing a control system. The microphone plugs into the network via Ethernet cable – easy to install and operate.

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    Dante™ is a trademark of Audinate Pty Ltd.
  • Features

    • A digital Ethernet mic with Dante capabilities – an Audio-Technica innovation

    • Connects directly to network via Ethernet cable – no need for expensive audio cable or soldering

    • Integrated switch allows mic to communicate with – and control – other Dante-enabled devices within a network

    • Local or remote control of mic gain, low-cut filter and LED indicator

    • Red/Green LED indicator

    • UniGuard® RFI-shielding technology; UniSteep® filter

    • Powered by network PoE

    • Scalable across Dante’s 512 bidirectional audio channels

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    Dante™ is a trademark of Audinate Pty Ltd.
  • Specifications

    ELEMENTFixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
    POLAR PATTERNHalf-cardioid (cardioid in hemisphere above mounting surface)
    LOW FREQUENCY ROLL-OFF80 Hz, 18 dB/octave
    SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO68 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
    POWER REQUIREMENTSPoE IEEE802.3af standard (Power consumption 1.5W)
    SWITCHESLocal Mode: Touch-sensitive capacitivetype user switch function: toggle (mute
    on power up), toggle (talk on power up), momentary on, momentary off; Low-cut filter: flat, roll-off; Gain: +30 dB, +40 dB, +50 dB
    Remote Mode: Low-cut and Gain via third-party software*
    WEIGHT (MICROPHONE)393 g (13.8 oz)
    DIMENSIONS110.0 mm (4.33") maximum length,
    89.5 mm (3.52") maximum width,
    35.8 mm (1.41") maximum height
    UE-H hypercardioid (100°)
    ACCESSORY FURNISHEDSoft protective pouch
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    Dante Network Specifications

    Physical level: standard Ethernet
    Connector: single RJ45
    Cable quality: Shielded CAT5 or CAT6 recommended
    Transmission speed: 100 Mbps

  • Downloads

    ATND971 Specification Sheet (pdf 432.74 KB)
    ATND971 Submittal Sheet (pdf 296.69 KB)
    ATND971 FCC DOC (pdf 34.60 KB)
    Optional Windscreens / Mounts
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