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Avantone ATOM Dynamic Tom Microphone

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Avantone ATOM Dynamic Tom Microphone

The Avantone ATOM Dynamic Tom Microphone is designed to adhere the Avantone's overall tonal philosophy of big sounding drums. Incorporating an oversize capsule that captures a huge low end as well as a penetrating attack, and the finest materials, the ATOM is ideal for recording or live performance.

The Avantone ATOM Dynamic Tom Microphone is the 2nd generation of the Avantone Tom Microphone and a great deal of R&D effort has culminated in this rugged, great sounding mic. Avantone believe that the Avantone ATOM Dynamic Tom Mic is the very finest tom microphone available, both for live clubs & concerts, as well as serious studio recording projects. The Avantone ATOM Dynamic Tom Mic adheres to Avantone's overall tonal philosophy of "big sounding drums" and incorporates an oversize capsule that captures a huge low end as well as a penetrating attack. The Avantone ATOM Dynamic Tom Mic is custom voiced to yield a fat, big sound that often requires no EQ at all! Because of the special voicing, the Avantone ATOM Dynamic Tom Mic also is fantastic on djembe, large congas, and bass amp cabinets.

The Avantone ATOM Dynamic Tom Mic is die cast from zinc, with a brass and steel grill assembly. As with all of Avantone's mics, there is no plastic to break! Aesthetically, the Avantone ATOM Dynamic Tom Mic features an elegant Cabernet Wine-Red finish, accented with polished nickel trim and a black grill assembly. All components are designed and manufactured using the finest materials yielding a very solid feel, superb structural integrity and rugged reliability.

A unique feature of all Avantone ATOM Dynamic Tom Mic is pair of machined insets on the barrel of the microphone body. These insets allow the O-rings of the Avantone SSM Shock Mount to "lock" the mic into place, which prevents mic shifting and slippage. The Avantone ATOM Dynamic Tom Mic features internal shockmounting on the capsule assembly to aid in preventing the transmission of unwanted "rumble" from physical vibrations.

The included Avantone SSM Shock Mount is as rugged as you can find and allows for a superb decoupling of the mics from unwanted low-frequency transfer and rumble. This feature, coupled with the use of the Avantone Pro-Klamps, results in a much tighter, less muddy sound than other brands of drum mics. The O-rings are manufactured using a custom formula. The new world class Ethylene Propylene formula provides enormous resistance to breakage, resistance to surface nicks and remains supple and effective even against dry, hot temperatures. It is resistant to ozone and weathering, which makes it great for use around electronics devices, and maintains its physical properties even in a stretched condition. The Avantone SSM is constructed of heavy-duty die-cast zinc, which is not only incredibly durable but also adds mass, which contributes to vibration dampening/decoupling.

The included Avantone PK-1 Pro-Klamp drum rim mic mount is superb in allowing a confident positioning of the Avantone ATOM Dynamic Tom Mic while inhibiting the transfer of unwanted vibrations up into the mic with three(!) stages of rubber dampening/decoupling material. This isolation allows for professional results without the need for traditional tripod/boom stands. While it was designed to withstand the rigors of live stage gigging, it is the first drum rim mic mount that will reliably work in a pro studio situation. This makes the engineer's job easier and insures that the Avantone ATOM Dynamic Tom Mic will stay in place where he positions it. The Avantone PK-1 Pro-Klamp is built for reliability and is exceptionally rugged, with heavy-duty metal construction.

The Avantone rounds out the package with a rugged custom-molded and padded case to safely store and transport your Avantone mic. The Avantone ATOM, PK-1 Pro-Klamp, SSM Shock Mount, and included carrying case are each inspected, tested, and carefully packed in New York.

The Avantone ATOM Dynamic Tom Mic is a truly gorgeous looking and sounding microphone. Its proprietary design, character and performance is made to set a new standard in drum miking. Any studio or venue can proudly and confidently offer the Avantone ATOM Dynamic Tom Mic for professional use during recording or live performance.

Avantone ATOM Dynamic Tom Microphone Features

  • Custom voiced to yield a fat, big sound
  • Incorporates an oversize capsule that captures a huge low end
  • Die cast from zinc, with a brass and black steel grill assembly
  • An elegant Cabernet Wine-Red finish, accented with polished nickel trim
  • Yields a very solid feel, superb structural integrity and rugged reliability
  • Fantastic on djembe, large congas, and bass amp cabinets
  • Pair of machined insets on the barrel of the mic for locking the mic into place
  • SSM Shock Mount allows for a superb decoupling of mic from unwanted low-frequency transfer and rumble
  • PK-1 Pro-Klamp ensures a confident positioning of the mic and prevent it from external vibrations
  • The rugged custom-molded and padded case to safely store and transport your microphone

Avantone ATOM Dynamic Tom Microphone Specifications

  • Type: Dynamic
  • Polar Pattern(s): Cardioid
  • Frequency Response: 30Hz - 15kHz
  • Output Impedance: 220 Ohms
  • Maximum SPL: 145dB
  • Output Connector: Male XLR 3-pin
  • Weight: .4 kg (13 oz)
  • Finish: Cabernet / Black / Nickel

Avantone ATOM Dynamic Tom Microphone Includes

  • Avantone ATOM Dynamic Tom Microphone
  • Avantone SSM Shockmount
  • Avantone PK-1 Pro-Klamp Drum Rim Mic Mount
  • Custom-Molded Padded Carrying Case
  • Printed Owners Manual
  • 5 Year Warranty

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