The Audix ADX51 Instrument Condenser Microphone is a studio workhorse! The ADX51 is a pre-polarized condenser microphone designed to handle a wide variety of live, studio and broadcast applications. Characterized with a cardioid pickup pattern and a smooth uniform response over a frequency range of 40-20k Hz, the ADX51 is precision machined from solid brass with a low reflective black e-coat finish.
The ADX51 is designed with low noise electronic circuitry, balanced output, and switches that enable a 10 dB pad and a bass roll-off. The ADX51 is road-worthy and capable of handling high sound pressure levels of 142dB. The Audix ADX51 is an excellent overhead for Drums and Percussion,Bells, cymbals, hi-hat, and goodie tables.
It also excels at miking acoustic instruments like acoustic guitar, piano, saxophone, orchestra (zone miking), as well as group vocals- the ADX51 may be used as a hanging microphone or on a stand to pick up group vocals for ensemble, choirs or plays. Two microphones may be positioned overhead or in front of the group, at a distance of approximately 4-6 feet apart. The ADX51 is definitely a great addition to any microphone arsenal, studio or live.