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  • MSRP: $260
  • Discontinued


ES943/C Documentation

CardioidAudio-Technica ES943/C

Cardioid Condenser Microphone

The ES943/C is intended to be worn on the clothing for excellent, unobtrusive sound pickup. The microphone’s wide-range capability ensures clean, accurate reproduction with high intelligibility for speakers, singers and other performers. Its low-profile element provides a uniform cardioid polar pattern with 120º acceptance angle . A recessed switch in the power module permits choice of flat response or low-frequency roll-off to help control undesired ambient noise.

  • Designed for quality sound reinforcement, professional recording, television and other demanding sound pickup applications
  • Small size and excellent response provide crisp, full-sounding voice pickup
  • Available interchangeable elements permit angle of acceptance from 100º to 360º
  • 55” (1.4 m) permanently attached miniature cable connects to AT8536 power module via internal solderless screw terminals
  • Requires 11V to 52V DC phantom power
  • Also available as: ES943cW/C — less power module; 55” (1.4 m) cable terminated with locking 4-pin connector for A-T UniPak™ wireless systems

The Audio-Technica ES943/C is also known as: ES943C, ES943-C.


Pickup Patterns Pads & Filters
Cardioid (-40 dB (10.0 mV) re mV/Pa; 30-20,000 Hz)
Capsule Dimensions Impedance SPL/Noise
Diameter n/a
250 Ohms (Low) Max SPL: 138 dB
Weight Length Max Diameter Interface(s)
5g (0.18oz) 23mm (0.91'') n/a
    Power Specifications
    • Requires phantom power
    • Phantom voltage: 11-52V DC, 4 mA typicalv

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