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Audio Technica ATM450 Cardioid Condenser Instrument Microphone


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One of the stars of the Artist Series remake, the ATM450 cardioid condenser offers an innovative side-address stick design for endless placement options and minimal obstructions. The microphone is equipped with an integral 80 Hz hi-pass filter that provides easy switching from a flat frequency response to a low-end roll-off. The ATM450 also features a switchable 10 dB pad that lowers the microphone's sensitivity, providing higher SPL capability for flexible use with a wide range of performers and system configurations. The microphone’s extended flat frequency response makes it ideal for high SPLs as well as for live and amplified acoustic instruments. Includes a professional isolation clamp to provide secure mounting, versatile positioning and effective dampening of unwanted mechanical noise.

•  Unique side-address stick design maximizes placement options with minimal obstructions
•  Uncompromising sound quality for overheads, percussion, acoustic guitar, strings and other acoustic instruments
•  Integral 80 Hz HPF switch and 10 dB pad
•  Durable performance for professional applications
•  Cardioid polar pattern reduces pickup of sounds from the sides and rear, improving isolation of desired sound source
•  Rugged, all-metal design and construction for years of trouble-free use
•  Includes isolation clamp for shock protection, secure mounting and easy positioning

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Love this mic for so many things...


Love this on my hi hats! Acoustic guitar too. Great value.


Columbus, ohio

Great general purpose mics


These are really great general purpose mics. I use them all the time for close micing hi hats, drums, soft horns and voices. They are not great for distance micing and are much better suited for closer applications. For recording they work well and have a nice clean sound. They are not very broad so I would tend to use them as more of a fill sound and get my main source from a larger mic.


Cottage Grove, OR 97424, USA

The 450 has become my go to mic!


I have a few of the 450s in my live sound mic case. I use them on drum OH, hi-hats, horns and various acoustic string instruments. I really appreciate the placement options with the side address. Couldn't be happier with the results that I get with the different applications.


Marietta, GA

ATM450 Cardioid Condenser Instrument Microphone

5.0 3


Model ATM450
Warranty Info:

ATM450 Cardioid Condenser Instrument Microphone

The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for one year and labor for one year from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.