Product Code: AUU853AW
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Our Price £265.20INC
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The white-finished version of U853A, the U853AW cardioid condenser hanging microphone is ideal for speech, theater, orchestra and choir sound reinforcement and recording. The microphone's fast transient response and low distortion characteristics allow every complex detail to be heard with all its impact-rich, vibrant qualities faithfully reproduced. Equipped with UniGuard® innovations that offer unsurpassed immunity from radio frequency interference, the U853AW accepts interchangeable elements, available in cardioid, hypercardioid, omnidirectional and UniLineTM line cardioid polar patterns. The battery- or phantom-powered microphone 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
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
Available in two colors: black (U853A) and white (U853AW)
Operates on battery or phantom power
ELEMENT Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
POLAR PATTERN Cardioid
FREQUENCY RESPONSE 30-20,000 Hz
LOW FREQUENCY ROLL-OFF 80 Hz, 18 dB/octave
OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY Phantom: -42 dB (7.9 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
Battery: -43 dB (7.0 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
IMPEDANCE Phantom: 200 ohms
Battery: 270 ohms
MAXIMUM INPUT SOUND LEVEL Phantom: 133 dB, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
Battery: 123 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
DYNAMIC RANGE (typical) Phantom: 109 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
Battery: 99 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO 70 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) 0.5 oz (14 g)
WEIGHT (POWER MODULE) 4.9 oz (139 g)
DIMENSIONS (MICROPHONE) 1.34" (34.0 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-H hypercardioid (100°);
UE-O omnidirectional (360°);
UE-UL UniLine® (90°)
ACCESSORIES FURNISHED AT8153(WH) two-stage foam windscreen; AT8451(WH) steel hanger; AT8531 power module; AT8438 5/8"-27 stand adapter; battery
AUDIO-TECHNICA CASE STYLE M12
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