Audio Technica U853AU UniLine Condenser Hanging Microphone, Black

Audio Technica U853AU
Audio Technica U853AU

Audio Technica U853AU UniLine Condenser Hanging Microphone, Black

Product Code: U853AU


• Designed for suspension over choirs, instrumental groups and theater stages
• UniLine polar pattern provides narrow 90° acceptance angle
• UniGuard® RFI-shielding technology offers outstanding rejection of RF
• UniSteep® filter provides a steep low-frequency attenuation
• Accepts interchangeable elements
• Operates on battery or phantom power
• Available in two colors: black (U853AU) and white (U853AWU)
• Low-profile design with low-reflectance finish for minimum visibility

Equipped with Audio-Technica's UniLine® line-cardioid element with a tightly focused 90º 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 80Hz 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
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
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.
Low Frequency Roll Off 80 Hz, 18 db/octave
Switches Off, On-Flat, on-roll-off
Dynamic Range 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 Life 0.4mA / 1200 hours typical (alkaline)
Weight 30 g
Dimensions 6.14" (156.0 mm) long, 0.48" (12.2 mm) diameter
Output Connector 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
Accessories Included AT8154 two-stage foam windscreen; AT8451 steel hanger; AT8531 power module; AT8438 5/8"-27 stand adapter; battery