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Audio-technica-atm450.753057
7.9 out of 10

Audio-Technica ATM450

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Reviews and Problems with Audio-Technica ATM450

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Expert Review

RecordingHacks
23 March 2009
  • Excerpt: Audio-Technica has just released a microphone that I’ve been waiting on for years. The ATM450 is a small-diaphragm condenser microphone. Audio-Technica makes several excellent small-diaphragm condenser mics already, but what makes this one different is its side-address design. The ATM450 is designed as a close mic for drums, with a high SPL tolerance and a moderate output.
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Overall 8
8.0

"good" - theaudioandvideoguy

Audiofanzine
25 June 2012
  • Excerpt: This mic sounds really good, especially with some acoustic guitars and piano’s. Many people also use the ATM 450 by Audio Technica for some drums and hi hats. I just don’t feel like the mic performs well with drums, drums have a lot of punch with them and I don’t think this mic responds that well. Even though it does have the -10db cut...
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Overall 10
10

" I love them" - mister o

Audiofanzine
30 July 2011
  • Excerpt: I know many kinds of micro and value for money and excellent. Their design makes it very easy mounting XY pair by aligning head against head, and that's happiness compared to small conventional membranes. Otherwise it's great over-head, in continuance of guitar amps, a piano. I use them at every session and I am never disappointed. The p...
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Overall 8
8.0

moosers

Audiofanzine
8 March 2010
  • Excerpt: For home studio owners, the Audio-Technica ATM450 provides a decent option for a large diaphragm condenser mic at a great price. It has a pretty nice look and sturdy build, but certainly isn't the most well designed or made microphone around. I've used the ATM450 a few times for recording a few different applications including acoustic piano a...
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Overall 8
8.0

U-FLYstudio

Audiofanzine
1 August 2008
  • Excerpt: Micro discreet, very friendly sources generating a response curve between 150 and 20 000 Hz, or for any source requiring close proximity, to avoid both the sources too aggressive, I prefer the AE3000 at any point, not so much larger, which for me is a real success
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