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  • MSRP: $265
  • Discontinued


ES973 Documentation

HypercardioidAudio-Technica ES973

Hypercardioid Condenser Microphone

The ES973 is a high-quality hypercardioid condenser designed for use as a handheld, stand or lectern vocal microphone. The microphone’s rugged housing contains all electronics; it is equipped with a 3-pin XLRM-type output connector. The microphone requires 11-52V DC phantom power. Optional interchangeable elements are available for coverage from 100° to 170°.

  • Designed for quality sound reinforcement with smooth, accurate audio reproduction in handheld and fixed-mount applications
  • Uniform hypercardioid polar pattern with 100º acceptance angle
  • Available interchangeable elements permit angle of acceptance from 100º to 170º
  • High sensitivity and high SPL capability
  • Rugged design and construction for reliable performance

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Pickup Patterns Pads & Filters
Hypercardioid (-41 dB (8.9 mV) re 1 mV/Pa; 80-15,000 Hz)
Capsule Dimensions Impedance SPL/Noise
Diameter n/a
250 Ohms (Low) Max SPL: 144 dB
Weight Length Max Diameter Interface(s)
154g (5.43oz) 156mm (6.14'') n/a
    Power Specifications
    • Requires phantom power
    • Phantom voltage: 11-52V DC, 4 mA typicalv

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