Audio Technica AE2300 Instrument Microphone

£220.00 RRP £249.00 (including VAT @ 20%)

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Product Ref: 68589

  • Versatile Microphone for Instrument Audio Capture
  • Rugged Building Design with Sleek Profile
  • 60-20,000Hz Frequency Response for Large Capturing Range
  • Able to Record Guitars, Drums, Brass and More
  • Low Pass Filter Switch to Reduce Background Noise

Audio Technica AE2300 Instrument Microphone


The Audio-Technica AE2300 Instrument Microphone is a dynamic element for high quality audio transfer. The frequency response is nearly identical at all degrees so you achieve a realistic sound without phasing issues. The high SPL handling means the AE2300 is suitable for guitar amplifiers, brass and even drums. The rugged design and versatility means the AE2300 is ideal for studios and live venues to capture high quality audio.

Product Ref: 68589

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The Audio Technica AE2300 Instrument Microphone is a versatile way of capturing a variety of instruments. The AE2300 can easily handle a high SPL, making it able to capture loud volumes with ease. The AE2300 is a thoroughly detailed dynamic microphone. The switchable low pass filter is ideal for reducing any bleeding, or high frequency noise that is unwanted for recording purposes. The double-dome construction has been carefully designed to improve the transient response, so your sound always has clarity.

Extreme Versatility

The Audio Technica AE2300 Instrument Microphone is able to capture sound from guitar amps, brass and woodwinds, drums and percussion instruments with equal clarity and precision. This makes it a great recording microphone for intermediate to professional usage.


  • Proprietary double-dome diaphragm construction that improves high-frequency and transient response
  • Maintains directionality across the entire frequency range
  • Minimal off-axis coloration (frequency response is nearly identical at 0°, 90°, and 180°) helps to maintain phase cohesion in multiple microphone setups
  • Switchable low-pass filter removes harsh, high-frequency hiss without negatively affecting the overall tone of an instrument
  • Low-profile design allows microphone to be placed easily and unobtrusively in a wide variety of setups
  • Rugged, brass metal construction ensures dependable performance in live music applications


  • Element: Dynamic
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency Response: 60 – 20,000 Hz
  • Open Circuit Sensitivity: -57 (1.4 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
  • Impedance: 250 ohms
  • Weight: 14.6 oz (415 g)
  • Dimensions: 3.7" (94.0 mm) long, 1.1" (28.0 mm) maximum diameter
  • Output Connector: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
  • Accessories Included: AT8471 isolation stand clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter; soft protective pouch