U853PMW Cardioid Condenser Hanging Microphone


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    The white-finished version of U853PM, the U853PMW cardioid condenser hanging microphone comes equipped with a wall/ceiling plate power module for permanent installation in a standard, single-gang electrical box. The phantom-powered microphone features UniGuard innovations that offer unsurpassed immunity from radio frequency interference. It accepts interchangeable elements, available in cardioid, hypercardioid, omnidirectional and UniLine line cardioid polar patterns. Its 80 Hz low-cut UniSteep filter reduces pickup of low-frequency ambient noise.


    • Designed for suspension over choirs, instrumental groups and theater stages
    • Wall/ceiling plate power module permits permanent installation in standard metal U.S. single gang electrical box
    • Superior off-axis rejection for maximum gain before feedback
    • UniGuard RFI-shielding technology offers outstanding rejection of radio frequency interference (RFI)
    • UniSteep filter provides a steep low-frequency attenuation to improve sound pickup without affecting voice quality
    • Accepts interchangeable elements to permit angle of acceptance from 90° to 360°
    • Low-profile design with low-reflectance finish for minimum visibility
    • Available in two colors: black (U853PM) and white (U853PMW)

    Element: Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
    Polar Pattern: Cardioid
    Frequency Response: 30-20,000 Hz
    Low Frequency Roll-off: 80 Hz, 18 dB/octave
    Open Circuit Sensitivity: –39 dB (11.2 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
    Impedance: 200 ohms
    Maximum Input Sound Level: 128 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
    Dynamic Range (Typical): 102 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 68 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
    Phantom Power Requirements: 11-52V DC, 4 mA typical
    Switches: Flat, roll-off; 0 dB/+10 dB gain setting
    Weight: (Microphone) 0.5 oz (14 g)
    Weight: (Power Module) 3.4 oz (97 g)
    Dimensions: (Microphone) 1.34" (34.0 mm) long, 0.48" (12.2 mm) diameter
    Dimensions: (Power Module) 2.80" (71.0 mm) W x
    4.55" (115.5 mm) H x
    1.42" (36.0 mm) D
    Output Connector: (Power Module) Screw terminals
    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
    Optional Interchangeable Elements: UE-H hypercardioid (100°); UE-O omnidirectional (360°); UE-UL UniLine (90°)
    Accessories Furnished: AT8153(WH) two-stage foam windscreen; AT8451(WH) steel hanger; AT8534 wall/ceiling plate power module; AT8438 5/8"-27 stand adapter
    Audio-Technica Case Style: M12
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    Manufacturer Model NumberU853PMW
    Manufacturer Part NumberU853PMW
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