Audio-Technica U873R Handheld Microphone

Audio-Technica U873R Hypercardioid Condenser Handheld Microphone

Audio-Technica U873R Hypercardioid Condenser Handheld Microphone

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Audio-Technica U873R Handheld Microphone

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The Audio-Technica U873R is a hypercardioid handheld condenser microphone designed for vocal capturing during performance and speech applications. The U873R is suitable for both live sound and recording applications, delivering rich, smooth audio quality. The microphone capsule is removable and interchangeable. Additional omnidirectional and cardioid capsules are available. This hypercardioid polar pattern is most effective in minimizing off-axis audio and noise. The U873R is an excellent choice for singers, presentations, speeches and more.

Hypercardioid polar pattern effectively rejects off-axis noise and feedback.
Smooth, accurate audio reproduction accentuates the tonal quality of vocals.
Integral 80Hz high-pass filter switch minimizes low frequency noise
A -10dB Pad switch provides added headroom and minimizes peak distortion.
Cardioid and omnidirectional interchangeable capsules are available.
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Audio-Technica U873R Hypercardioid Condenser Handheld Microphone
  • AT8122 Foam Windscreen
  • AT8405a Stand Clamp
  • 5/8"-27 Threaded Stand Adapter
  • Soft Pouch
  • 1 Year Warranty
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    Audio-Technica U873R specs

    Transducer Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
    Polar Pattern Hypercardioid
    Frequency Response 70Hz - 20kHz
    Dynamic Range (Typical) 131 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio 70 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
    Maximum Input Sound Level 155 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
    Power Requirements 11-52V DC, 3 mA typical
    Output Impedance 200 ohms
    Output Connectors Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
    Pad No
    Low Frequency Roll-Off No
    Dimensions 6.17 x 1.48" (156.7 x 37.7mm) (Length x Diameter)
    Weight 5.6 oz (160 g)
    Packaging Infotreduqzrdatt
    Package Weight 0.85 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.9 x 5.1 x 2.9"

    Audio-Technica U873R reviews

    U873R Handheld Microphone is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 4.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from WOW! I purchased this mic on the advice of a Hollywood sound guy.I told him the Schoeps CM41 was waay out of my budget.So he suggested this gem as he called it. I got it yesterday and tried it out in my living room which has an 8 foot ceiling and the room is at 10x20.I filmed a short test clip and uploaded into Adobe Premiere and played it back and I said WOW!! lol. Trust me if you don't have the budget for the Schoeps you will not be dissappointed by a longshot for this mic.There was no echo in the dialogue.Even when a person tilt their head down or turn their head left or right it still picks up. This mic for this price has a nice punch to it. It kind of sounds like the Sennheiser MKH50.
    Date published: 2012-03-31
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from I've been looking for this all my life We have used several microphones especially the shure mics, but nothing comppares to this from all that I have used. I thought i saw something like it on American Idol.I don't think there is anything not so great about it so far.It looks small toy like but don't let the size or look fool you, this is the real deal.This product is used in my church and it almost sound as good as the wireless handheld mic's i've used.
    Date published: 2013-03-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Microphone perfect for video recording We got this microphone for recording videos at our church. This mic is so sensitive compared to the other stage mics that we used it is just amazing. Professional level audio is what we were looking for and that is what we are getting. All of the mics for our video productions are Audio-Techinca. They work great.
    Date published: 2011-03-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does its job We use it on a boom to record couple interaction in psychometrics experiments, about a foot above the subjects. It works quite well and is robust. So far no cons.
    Date published: 2010-07-07
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