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PRO 42

ProPoint® Miniature Cardioid Condenser Boundary Microphone


U.S. 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


    The PRO 42’s low-profile design assures inconspicuous appearance for surface-mount use in boardroom, school, government, house of worship and other installed applications. Designed for sound reinforcement, broadcasting and recording applications, the PRO 42 brings crisp, intelligible audio reproduction to the podium, stage, conference table and beyond. With a wide-range condenser element and low-mass diaphragm for superior performance, the microphone is equipped with self-contained electronics, eliminating the need for external power modules.
  • Features

    • Very low-profile design for minimum visibility

    • Wide-range condenser element with low-mass diaphragm for superior performance

    • Uniform polar pattern for maximum rejection of unwanted sounds

    • Rugged design and construction

    • 25' (7.6 m) cable permanently attached between microphone and XLRM-type connector

  • Specifications

    ELEMENTFixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
    POLAR PATTERNHalf-cardioid (cardioid in hemisphere above mounting surface)
    FREQUENCY RESPONSE70-14,000 Hz
    OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY-38 dB (12.5 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
    IMPEDANCE100 ohms
    MAXIMUM INPUT SOUND LEVEL134 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
    DYNAMIC RANGE (typical)105 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
    SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO65 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
    PHANTOM POWER REQUIREMENTS9-52V DC, 2 mA typical
    WEIGHT1.2 oz (35 g)
    DIMENSIONS1.44" (36.6 mm) maximum width,
    2.14" (54.3 mm) maximum length,
    0.61" (15.5 mm) height
    OUTPUT CONNECTOR3-pin XLRM-type on cable
    CABLE25' (7.6 m) long, permanently attached
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    POLAR PATTERN
    POLAR PATTERN
    FREQUENCY RESPONSE
    FREQUENCY RESPONSE



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  • Downloads

    PRO 42 User Manual (pdf 1.30 M)
    PRO 42 Specification Sheet (pdf 60.75 KB)
    PRO 42 Submittal Sheet (pdf 415.15 KB)
    PRO 42 CAD Drawing (zip 98.89 KB)
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