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Equipment at the Pratt Institute Libraries

Dynamic Microphone

Shure SM58

  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency Response: 50Hz - 15kHz
  • Impedance: 150 Ohms
  • Output Connector: XLR

  • XLR Cable
  • Stand Adapter
  • Carrying Bag

Studio Microphone

MXL 990

  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency Response: 30Hz - 20kHz
  • Impedance: 200 Ohms
  • Output Connector: XLR
  • Capsule: 0.79"/20mm

  • Protective Case
  • Shockmount
  • XLR Cable
  • Carrying Bag


Shotgun Microphone

Audio-Technica AT897

  • Polar Pattern: Line + Gradient
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz
  • Impedance: 200 Ohms (Phantom), 300 Ohms (Battery)
  • Output Connector: XLR
  • Phantom Power (11-52V) or Battery operated (one 1.5V/AA)

  • Foam Windscreen
  • Shockmount
  • AA Battery
  • XLR to 3.5mm Cable
  • Shoe Mount to Stand Adapter
  • Carrying Bag


USB Microphone

Blue Yeti

  • Polar Patterns: Cardioid, Bidirectional, Omnidirectional
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz
  • Sample Rate: 48kHz
  • Bit Rate: 16 bit
  • Sample Rate: 48kHz
  • Headphone output
  • USB output
  • Capsules: 3 proprietary 14mm condenser capsules

  • Mini USB Cable
  • Carrying Bag