Large diaphragm cardioid condenser

$199 + shipping (includes gst)

The AT2031 is the ideal microphone for stringed instruments in critical studio and live applications. Its permanently polarized element offers extended frequency response with a slight rise in the high frequency range for a more detailed sound. Its low self-noise and high SPL handling capability offer a wide dynamic range, perfectly suited for the most demanding applications.

  • Outstanding performance and rugged construction
  • High SPL handling and wide dynamic range
  • Smooth, extended frequency response with a slight rise in the high-frequency region
  • Switchable 150 Hz 6dB/oct hi-pass fi lter
  • Cardioid polar pattern improves isolation of desired sound source
  • Low self-noise perfectly suited for digital recording equipment
  • Ideal for stringed instruments such as violin, cello, acoustic guitar, harp and piano

Fixed-charge back plate permanently polarized condenser

Polar Pattern


Frequency Response

20-20,000 Hz

Low Frequency Roll-Off

150 Hz, 6 dB/octave

Open Circuit Sensitivity

– 34 dB (19.9 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa*


85 ohms

Maximum Input Sound Level

141 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.


17 dB SPL

Dynamic Range (typical)

124 dB, 1 kHz at max SPL

Signal-to-Noise Ratio

77 dB, 1 khz at 1 Pa*

Phantom Power Requirements

48V DC, 2mA typical


Flat, roll-off


134 g


143.0 mm long, 21.0 mm maximum body Ø

Output Connector

Integral 3-pin XLRM-type

Accessories Furnished

AT8405a stand clamp; windscreen; soft protective pouch
*1 pascal = 10 dynes/cm2 = 10 microbars = 94 dB SPL

Polar Pattern
Frequency Response
AT2031 Datasheet (PDF) Download
AT2031 Specification Sheet (PDF) Download

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