Audio-Technica U853AU UniPoint UniLIne Condenser Hanging Microphone

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Designed for suspension over choirs, instrumental groups and theater stages

Equipped with Audio-Technica's UniLine line-cardioid element with a tightly focused 90 acceptance angle, the U853AU UniPoint UniLIne Condenser Hanging Microphone features UniGuard innovations that offer unsurpassed immunity from radio frequency interference. The battery or phantom-pored microphone accepts interchangeable elements, available in cardioid, hypercardioid, omnidirectional and UniLine line cardioid polar patterns. It also offers an 80 Hz low-cut UniSteep filter that reduces pickup of low-frequency ambient noise.

  • Designed for suspension over choirs, instrumental groups and theater stages
  • UniLine polar pattern provides narrow 90 acceptance angle
  • Superior off-axis rejection for maximum gain before feedback
  • UniGuard RFI-shielding technology offers outstanding rejection of radio frequency interference (RFI)
  • UniSteep filter provides a steep low-frequency attenuation to improve sound pickup without affecting voice quality
  • Accepts interchangeable elements to permit angle of acceptance from 90 to 360
  • Low-profile design with low-reflectance finish for minimum visibility
  • Operates on battery or phantom power

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U853AU UniPoint UniLIne Condenser Hanging Microphone Specifications:

  • Element: Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
    Polar Pattern: Line Cardioid
    Frequency Response: 30-20,000 Hz
    Low Frequency Roll-off: 80 Hz, 18 dB/octave
    Open Circuit Sensitivity: Phantom ”38 dB (11.2 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa; Battery ”39 dB (10.0 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
    Impedance: Phantom 200 ohms; Battery 270 ohms
    Maximum Input Sound Level: Phantom 130 dB, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.; Battery 120 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
    Dynamic Range (Typical): Phantom 110dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL; Battery 100 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
    Signal-To-Noise Ratio: 74 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
    Phantom Power Requirements: 11-52V DC, 2 mA typical
    Battery Type: 1.5V AA/UM3
    Battery Current/ Life: 0.4 mA / 1200 hours typical (alkaline)
    Switch: Off, on-flat, on-roll-off
    Weight (microphone): 1.1 oz (30 g)
    Weight (Power Module): 4.9 oz. (139 g)
    Dimensions (Microphone): 6.14" (156.0 mm) long, 0.48" (12.2 mm) diameter
    Dimensions Power Module (H x W x D): 3.31" x 2.48" x 0.87", (84.0 mm x 63.0 mm x 22.0 mm)
    Output Connector (power module): Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
    Cable: 25' (7.6 m) long, permanently attached 0.13" (3.2 mm) diameter, 2-conductor, shielded cable with TA3F-type connector
    Optional interchangeable elements: UE-C Cardioid (120); UE-H hypercardioid (100); UE-O omnidirectional (360)
    Accessories Furnished: AT8154 two-stage foam windscreen; AT8451 steel hanger; AT8531 power module; AT8438 5/8"-27 stand adapter; battery
    Audio Technica: M32
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