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Designed for Suspension over Choirs, Instrumental Groups, and Theater
Equipped with Audio-Technica's UniLine® line-cardioid element with a tightly focused 90° acceptance angle, the U853AU features UniGuard® innovations that offer unsurpassed immunity from radio frequency interference. The battery- or phantom-powered 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.
- 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 (12.5 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
- Battery: 39 dB (11.2 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
- 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: 110 dB, 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
- Microphone: 1.1 oz (30 g)
- Power Module: 4.9 oz (139 g)
- Microphone: 6.14" (156.0 mm) long, 0.48" (12.2 mm) diameter
- Power Module: 3.31" (84.0 mm) H x 2.48" (63.0 mm) W x 0.87" (22.0 mm) D
- Output Connector (Power Module): Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
- Cable: 25.0' (7.6 m) long (permanently attached to microphone), 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
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