AMT P808 & P808OB
The AMT P808 Trombone microphone is available with two different mounting systems. The P808 (P808i, P808W, P808 Studio, and P808-5C) are bell mounted setups which includes the standard spring loaded AMT bell mounted clamp. The P808OB (P808OBi – P808OBW, P808OB Studio, Q7-P808OB, and P808OB-5C) are “Off the Bell” mounted systems. Both include the same capsule with is suited best for trombone and low brass instruments.
The AMT P808 is a bell mounted, high SPL clip-on microphone for trombone, low brass, and saxophones producing extreme SPL levels. Designed, manufactured by hand, and distributed by AMT in the USA.
The P808 system is intended to clip onto flanged bell instruments and intended for the player looking for an ‘on the bell’ mounting system. The P808 is the choice for professionals that play at high SPL levels and are looking for a bell-mounted microphone. The P808 includes all updated features like D.C.T. (Disconnect Cable Technology) with the ability to connect to the Wi5C creating a belt pack free wireless system.
The P808 in its stock configuration (P808) is the perfect choice for the player that needs a hard wired (non wireless) belt pack style setup. The setup includes the BP 45 belt pack preamp. The P808 is available in four versions. (P808, P808 Studio, P808W – Shure, P808 – Sennheiser) All of the microphones are identical and can be used wirelessly as well change between AMT’s various preamps. The decision between the various models is determined when the end user would choose between wireless, hardwired, and or require both.
The AMT P808OB system mounts “off the bell” with a specially designed clamp that positions at an angle and reaches around the front of the bell of a trombone. The OB system is available with all the available options, preamps, and wireless systems. See “Optional Models” for more info on optional preamps.