Audio-Technica AT5045 Pencil Design Premier Studio Microphone

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io-Technica AT5045 (AT-5045, AT 5045, AT-5045, at5045) Pencil Design Premier Studio Microphone


Available as a single mic or as a stereo pair, the AT5045 is a premier condenser instrument microphone that offers the performance of a large-diameter, side-address condenser in a convenient, stick-type body. In fact, despite the space limitations imposed by its housing, the AT5045 boasts Audio-Technica largest single diaphragm. The microphone circuitry has been honed to the essentials, allowing the AT5045 to achieve an unprecedented dynamic range that one of the widest of any microphone on the market.



Audio-Technica premier studio condenser instrument microphone

Pure, realistic sound quality for overheads, percussion, acoustic guitar, strings and other acoustic instruments

Side-address, stick-design microphone with more diaphragm surface area than most traditional large diaphragm side-address microphones

Discrete components carefully selected for optimized capsule performance

Transformer-coupled output is optimized to provide smooth sonic character

Exceptionally low noise with high-SPL capability

Hand built and inspected for 100% quality control

Advanced internal shock mounting decouples the capsule from the microphone body

Elegant, durable housing of aluminum and brass

Innovative AT8481 isolation clamp provides secure mounting, versatile positioning and effective dampening of unwanted mechanical noise; optional AT8482 shock mount for additional isolation


Custom hard-shell carrying case with die-cut foam compartments offers protection for one or two microphones

Elements: Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser

Polar Pattern: Cardioid

Frequency Response: 20 – 20,000 Hz

Impedance: 100 ohms Noise1 8 dB SPL

Open Circuit Sensitivity: –35 dB (17.7 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa*

Maximum Input Sound Level: 149 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.

Dynamic Range (typical): 141 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL

Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 86 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa*

Phantom Power: 48V DC, 1.4 mA typical

Weight: 197 g

Dimensions: 177.0 mm long, 25.0 mm maximum body diameter