The ATM710 is intended for use in professional applications where
remote power is available. It requires 11V to 52V DC phantom
power, which may be provided by a mixer or console, or by a
separate, in-line source such as the Audio-Technica AT8801
singlechannel or CP8506 four-channel phantom power supplies.
Output from the microphone's XLRM-type connector is low
impedance (Lo-Z) balanced. The signal appears across Pins 2 and
3; Pin 1 is ground (shield). Output phase is "Pin 2
hot" - positive acoustic pressure produces positive
voltage at Pin 2.
To avoid phase cancellation and poor sound, all mic cables
must be wired consistently: Pin 1-to-Pin 1, etc.
When using the ATM710 in settings with a stage monitor
speaker, the speaker should be located 180° off axis (at rear
of the microphone). This placement, in conjunction with the
microphone's uniform cardioid pickup pattern, will virtually
eliminate the possibility of undesired audio feedback.
An integral 80 Hz hi-pass filter provides easy switching from
a flat frequency response to a low-end roll-off. The roll-off
position reduces the microphone's sensitivity to popping in
close vocal use. It also reduces the pickup of low-frequency
ambient noise (such as traffic, air-handling systems, etc.), room
reverberation and mechanically coupled vibrations.
The ATM710 is also equipped with a switchable 10 dB pad that
lowers the microphone's sensitivity, thus providing higher
SPL capability for flexible use with a wide range of performers
and system configurations.
Avoid leaving the microphone in the open sun or in areas where
temperatures exceed 110° F (43° C) for extended periods.
Extremely high humidity should also be avoided.
- Tailored for exacting detail, high-fidelity vocal
reproduction with maximum impact and intelligibility
- Excels in venues with controlled stage volume or in-ear
- Cardioid polar pattern reduces pickup of sounds from the
sides and rear, improving isolation of desired sound source
- Durable performance for professional applications
- Superior anti-shock engineering for low handling noise
- Multi-stage grille design offers excellent protection against
plosives and sibilance without compromising high-frequency
- Condenser design for studio-quality performance
- Integral 80 Hz HPF switch and 10 dB pad
- Corrosion-resistant contacts from gold-plated XLRM-type
- Rugged, all-metal design and construction for years of
- ELEMENT: Fixed-charge back plate permanently polarized
- POLAR PATTERN: Cardioid
- FREQUENCY RESPONSE: 40-20,000 Hz
- LOW FREQUENCY ROLL-OFF: 80 Hz, 12 dB/octave
- OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY: -40 dB (10.0 mV) re 1V at 1
- IMPEDANCE: 200 ohms
- MAXIMUM INPUT SOUND LEVEL: 148 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1%
- DYNAMIC RANGE (typical): 127 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
- SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO¹ 73 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa*
- PHANTOM POWER REQUIREMENTS: 11-52V DC, 3.5 mA typical
- SWITCHES: Flat, roll-off; 10 dB pad
- WEIGHT: 274 g (9.7 oz)
- DIMENSIONS: 179.0 mm (7.05") long, 50.0 mm (1.97")
- OUTPUT CONNECTOR: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
- ACCESSORIES FURNISHED:
- AT8470 Quiet-Flex™ stand clamp for 5/8"-27
- 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter;
- soft protective pouch
†In the interest of standards development, A.T.U.S.
offers full details on its test methods to other industry
professionals on request.
*1 Pascal = 10 dynes/cm2 = 10 microbars = 94 dB SPL
¹ Typical, A-weighted, using Audio Precision System One.
Specifications are subject to change without notice.