Cardioid Condenser Adjustable-Length Gooseneck Microphone


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The ES915/C has been updated. Click here for more information on the newest model. Equipped with Audio-Technica’s legendary electro-acoustic design innovations, the ES915/C is ideal for applications where quality sound and flexible performance are imperative. This small-diameter, adjustable-length gooseneck microphone provides highly flexible positioning while maintaining a well-contoured appearance. The microphone’s low-profile element provides a uniform cardioid polar pattern with 120º acceptance angle. It features a recessed switch that permits low-end roll-off for reduction of low-frequency ambient background noise.


  • Designed for quality sound reinforcement, professional recording, television and other demanding sound pickup applications
  • Low-profile element provides uniform cardioid polar pattern with 120º acceptance angle
  • Overall length adjustable from 13.98" (355.0 mm) to 16.73" (425.0 mm)
  • Plugs into any standard XLRF-type connector, or direct mounts to 5/8"-27 stands using included thread-mount adapter
  • Included shock mount attenuates noise, shock and vibration transmitted through the mounting surface
  • Available interchangeable elements permit angle of acceptance from 90º to 360º
  • Small-diameter, alternating gooseneck design permits highly flexible positioning


Element Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 30-20,000 Hz
Low Frequency Roll Off 80 Hz, 12 dB/octave
Open Circuit Sensitivity -40 dB (10.0 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
Maximum Input Sound Level 138 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
Dynamic Range 109 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 65 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
Phantom Power Requirements 11-52V DC, 4 mA typical
Switches Flat, roll-off
Weight 4.4 oz (125 g)
Dimensions 13.98" (355.0 mm) to 16.73" (425.0 mm) long, 0.33" (8.4 mm) head diameter, 0.74" (18.9 mm) base diameter
Output Connector Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
Optional Interchangeable Elements ESE-H hypercardioid (100°) ESE-ML MicroLine® (90°) ESE-O omnidirectional (360°)
Accessories Included AT8109 foam windscreen; AT8651 thread-mount adapter; AT8658 shock mount
Audio-Technica Case Style M26




ES915/C Specification Sheet (Discontinued Model)