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Audio-Technica U853A UniPoint Series Cardioid Condenser Hanging Microphone (Phantom / Battery Power) (Black)

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From the Audio-Technica UniPoint Series, the U853A Hanging Microphone is designed for accurate signal reproduction in theaters, houses-of-worship, conference halls, boardrooms, schools, professional recording applications and more. The U853A features a flexible steel hanger that grips the suspended cable and capsule, enabling easy microphone placement without excess hardware.

The U853's capsule features a wide frequency response and highly sensitive cardioid capsule. The cardioid pick up pattern provides a focused pick up area by minimizing noise and ambiance at the off-axis sections of the microphone. The result is a focused pick up without residual room noise and feedback. The wide, linear frequency response ensures transparent, accurate reproduction of both vocals and instruments.

A low frequency roll-off switch eliminates rumble and noise associated with room ambiance, acoustics, wind, proximity effect, etc. The U853A's rich audio quality, detailed signal reproduction, small profile and flexibility make it an excellent choice for capturing choirs, theatrical performances, lectures, sermons, etc.

Flexible Steel Suspension Hanger
The steel hanger wraps around the ceiling suspended cable and capsule. The flexible design enables flexible positioning and placement.
Interchangeable Capsules
The UniPoint series features interchangeable capsules. A cardioid capsule is included although hyper-cardioid, omni-directional and UniLine capsules are available as options.
Cardioid Polar Pattern
The included cardioid capsule provides a focused pick up pattern while minimizing noise and ambiance that can cause feedback.
UniSteep Filter
Switchable low-frequency roll-off filter eliminates low-frequency residual noise at 80Hz.
RFI Shielding
UniGuard RFI-shielding protects the microphone against noise caused by radio-frequency interference in the area.
Transducer Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 30Hz to 20kHz
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
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.
Power Requirements Phantom: 11-52V DC, 2 mA typical
Battery: 1.5V AA Alkaline
Output Impedance Phantom: 200 ohms
Battery: 270 ohms
Output Connectors Integral 3-pin XLRM-type (Power Module)
Pad No
Low Frequency Roll-Off 80 Hz, 18 dB/octave
Dimensions Microphone: 1.34 x .48" (Length x Diameter)
Power Module: 2.48 x 3.31 x .87" (63 x 84 x 22mm) (WxHxD)
Cable Length: 25' (7.6m)
Weight Microphone: 0.5 oz (14 g)
Power Module: 4.9 oz (139 g)
Audio-Technica U853A UniPoint Series Cardioid Condenser Hanging Microphone (Phantom / Battery Power) (Black)
  • AT8153 Two-Stage Foam Windscreen
  • AT8451 Steel Hanger
  • AT8531 Power Module
  • AT8438 5/8"-27 Stand Adapter
  • AA Alkaline Battery
  • 1 Year Warranty
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    Audio-TechnicaU853A Hanging Microphone (Black)
     
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    5.0

    Hanging Mic

    By Pakman

    from Murfreesboro, TN

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    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Compact
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Audio-Technica U853A Hanging Microphone (Black):

      The mic worked much better than expected. We had to drop it from the balcony on the very side of the sanctuary. I was afraid that it would not pick up someone in the middle isle. We are mainly using it so that the people in the nursery do not miss anything. It actually picks up everything on stage as well. Great product!

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