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The AT825 has been discontinued. The BP4025 is a similar model, click here for more information. Designed for broadcast, professional recording, and DAT field use, Audio-Technica’s compact, lightweight AT825 is perfect for camera-mount applications. The microphone is equipped with two balanced outputs for use with professional audio and video equipment. Its closely matched elements provide the spatial impact and realism of a live sound field. With switchable low-frequency roll-off the versatile AT825 operates on either battery or phantom power.


  • Designed for broadcast and professional recording, and DAT field use
  • Compact, lightweight design is perfect for camera-mount applications
  • Closely-matched elements provide the spatial impact and realism of a live sound field
  • Switchable low-frequency roll-off
  • Operates on battery or phantom power
  • Includes a 16.5' (5 m) cable (5-pin XLRF to two standard 3-pin XLRM connectors)


Element Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
Polar Pattern X/Y Stereo
Frequency Response 30-20,000 Hz
Low Frequency Roll Off 150 Hz, 6 dB/octave
Open Circuit Sensitivity -47 dB (4.4 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
Channel Balance <=2.5 dB
Maximum Input Sound Level 126 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
Dynamic Range 102 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 70 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
Phantom Power Requirements 5-52V DC, 2 mA typical (each channel)
Battery Type 1.5V AA/UM3
Battery Current/Life 2 mA / 1000 hours typical (alkaline)
Switches Flat, roll-off (recessed)
Weight 8.5 oz (240 g)
Cable 16.5' (5 m) long, 8 conductors under two shields, vinyl-jacketed, stereo cable with 5-pin XLRF-type connector at microphone end, two 3-pin XLRM-type connectors at output end
Dimensions 8.43" (214.0 mm) long, 2.44" (62.0 mm) head width, 0.83" (21.0 mm) body diameter
Output Connector Integral 5-pin XLRM-type
Accessories Included AT8405a stand clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; battery; AT8120 windscreen; soft protective pouch
Audio-Technica Case Style S3




AT825 Specification Sheet