Audio Technica U873R Handheld Hypercardioid Condenser Microphone

Audio Technica U873R
Audio Technica U873R

Audio Technica U873R Handheld Hypercardioid Condenser Microphone

Product Code: U873R


• Designed for high-quality sound reinforcement, professional recording
• Smooth, accurate reproduction for handheld and fixed-mount applications
• Superior off-axis rejection for maximum gain before feedback
• Hypercardioid polar pattern reduces pickup of sounds from the sides & rear
• Integral 80 Hz high-pass filter switch and 10 dB pad switch
• Accepts interchangeable elements to permit angle of acceptance (100°- 360°)

The U873R UniPoint hypercardioid condenser microphone offers smooth, accurate audio reproduction for handheld and fixed-mount applications. The microphone is equipped with Audio-Technica's UniGuard® technology for unsurpassed immunity from radio frequency interference. It also features an 80 Hz UniSteep® filter that reduces pickup of unwanted low-frequency ambient noise. The microphone's special internal shock mounting eliminates virtually all handling and cable noise. Designed for distortion-free output even in intense sound fields, interchangeable elements (cardioid, hypercardioid and omnidirectional) permit selection of angle-of-acceptance from 100° to 360°.

Element Fixed-charge back plate, Permanently polarized condenser
Polar Pattern Hypercardioid
Frequency Response 70 - 20,000 Hz
Open Circuit Sensitivity  -41dB (8.9 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
Impedance 200 ohms
Maximum Input Sound Level 155 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
Low Frequency Roll Off 80 Hz, 18 db/octave
Switches Flat, roll-off; 10dB pad
Dynamic Range 131 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 70 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
Phantom Power Requirements 11-52V DC, 3 mA typical
Weight 160 g
Dimensions 6.17" (156.7 mm) long, 1.48" (37.7 mm) head diameter
Output Connector (Power module) Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
Accessories Included AT8122 foam windscreen; AT8405a stand clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; soft protective pouch