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Audio-Technica U853AU UniPoint Series UniLine Hanging Microphone


  • Our Price
  • $205.00
  • Regular price MSRP: $363.00





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Equipped with Audio-Technica“ï“ç’úËÇ£ËÇ£“»ËÇ£“ºËÇ£“‹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: “ï“ç’úËÇ£ËÇ£“»ËÇ£“ºËÇ£ËÇ38 dB (12.5 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
Battery: “ï“ç’úËÇ£ËÇ£“»ËÇ£“ºËÇ£ËÇ39 dB (11.2 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: 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
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) 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; battery



  • Designed for suspension over choirs, instrumental groups and theater stagesUniLine



Manufacturer: Audio-Technica
Model: U853AU
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I161879-GA6-9
UPC: 042005140640