Audio-Technica AT898 Cardioid Condenser Lavalier Microphone

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Audio-Technica AT898 Cardioid Condenser Lavalier Microphone
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Audio-Technica AT898 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Low Profile Design
  • 3Cardioid Polar Pattern
  • 4Tailored Frequency Response
  • 5Low Frequency Roll-Off
  • 6Battery or Phantom Power

The Audio-Technica AT898 lavalier microphone is designed to be mounted on, or hidden underneath clothing. It's slim low-profile design is ideal for broadcast and theatrical applications. The tailored frequency response accentuates the frequency response of vocals while minimizing low frequency noise. A low-frequency roll-off switch further minimizes noise due to hum, ambiance and proximity effect. The AT898 features a condenser element with a cardioid polar pattern. The cardioid pattern is effective in minimizing noise and ambiance at the off-axis sections of the microphone capsule. The microphone includes the AT8537 phantom power supply module.

Low Profile Design

The slim, miniature profile of the AT898 is ideal for broadcast, video and performance applications.

Cardioid Polar Pattern

The cardioid polar pattern is effective in minimizing noise and off-axis audio that can cause feedback.

Tailored Frequency Response

The tailored frequency response minimizes low-frequency noise while accentuating the frequency range of vocals.

Low Frequency Roll-Off

A low frequency roll-off switch minimizes noise and low frequency audio caused by ambiance, proximity effect, etc.

Battery or Phantom Power

The included AT8537 power supply is capable of either phantom or battery power.
UPC: 042005132744

Audio-Technica AT898 Specs

Polar PatternCardioid
Frequency Response200Hz to 15KHz
Dynamic Range (Typical)Phantom: 100dB, 1KHz at Max SPL
Battery: 84dB, 1KHz at Max SPL
Signal-to-Noise Ratio63dB, 1KHz at 1 Pa
Maximum Input Sound LevelPhantom: 131dB SPL, 1KHz at 1% T.H.D.
Battery: 115dB SPL, 1KHz at 1% T.H.D.
Power Requirements11-52VDC, 2 mA typical
Output ImpedancePhantom: 200 ohms
Battery: 250 ohms
Output ConnectorsIntegral 3-pin XLRM-type
Low Frequency Roll-Off80Hz, 12dB/octave
Dimensions0.92 x 0.21" (23 x 5.3mm) (Length x Diameter)
WeightMicrophone: 0.03 oz (0.9g)
Power Module: 3.6 oz (102g)
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.07 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)10.35 x 4.45 x 1.7"
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Can I use this with a RodeLink?
Asked by: Anonymous
No, this microphone is intended to be hardwired to a mixer, recorder, or professional video camera.
Answered by: John
Date published: 2019-05-26
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