Studio Instrument Microphone

  • Audio-Technica’s 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 sonic character
  • Exceptionally low noise with high-SPL capability
  • Hand assembled 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 isolation clamp and shock mount provide versatile positioning and effective dampening of unwanted mechanical noise
  • AT5045/S kit set included microphone with AT8481 isolation clamp and AT8482 shock mount are permit mounting on any microphone stand with 5/8"-27 threads. An AT8165 windscreen and hard-shell carrying case are also included.
  • AT5045P/S pair kit set included a pair of microphones with two AT8481; two AT8482 and two AT8165 in hard-shell carrying case.


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  • AT5045 Specifications


    Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser

    Polar Pattern


    Frequency Response

    20 ~ 20,000 Hz


    100 Ω

    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.


    8 dB SPL

    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


    197 g


    177.0 mm long, 25.0 mm maximum body diameter

    Output Connector

    Integral 3-pin XLRM-type

    Accessories Furnished

    AT8481 isolation clamp for 5/8\"-27 threaded stands;
    AT8482 shock mount for 5/8\"-27 threaded stands;
    AT8165 windscreen; protective carrying case


    audio technica support AT5045.pdf - AT5045 Operation Manual