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    Audio-Technica U853A Hanging Microphone, Condenser

    Designed for suspension over choirs, instrumental groups and theater stages. Operates on battery or phantom power.

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    Audio Technica U853A Hanging Condenser Microphone Product Description

    Maintaining the Audio-Technica tradition of clear and transparent sound quality, the U853A cardioid condenser hanging microphone is ideal for speech, theater, orchestra and choir sound reinforcement and recording. The microphone's fast transient response and low distortion characteristics allow every complex detail to be heard with all its impact--rich, vibrant qualities faithfully reproduced. Equipped with UniGuard innovations that offer unsurpassed immunity from radio frequency interference, the U853A accepts interchangeable elements, available in cardioid, hypercardioid, omnidirectional and UniLine( line cardioid polar patterns. The battery- or phantom-powered microphone also offers an 80 Hz low-cut UniSteep filter that reduces pickup of low-frequency ambient noise.

    Designed for suspension over choirs, instrumental groups and theater stages

    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 (U853A) and white (U853AW)

    Operates on battery or phantom power

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    Audio Technica U853A Technical Description

    Element: Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser

    Polar Pattern: Cardioid

    Freq. Response: 30-20,000 Hz

    LF Freq. Roll-Off: 80 Hz, 18 dB/octave

    Open Circuit Sensitivity: Phantom: -42 dB (7.9 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa

    Battery: -43 dB (7.0 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa

    Impedane: Phantom: 200 ohms

    Battery: 270 ohms

    Max. Input Sound Level: Phantom: 133 dB, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.

    Battery: 123 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.

    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

    Phantom Power Requirements: 11-52V DC, 2 mA typical

    Battery Type: 1.5V AA/UM3

    Battery Current / Life: 0.4 mA / 1200 hours typical (alkaline)

    Switch: Off, on-flat, on-roll-off

    Weight (Mic): 0.5 oz (14 g)

    Weight (Power Module): 4.9 oz (139 g)

    Dimensions (Mic): 1.34 in. (34.0 mm) long,
    0.48 in. (12.2 mm) diameter

    Dimensions (Power Module): 3.31 in. (84.0 mm) H x
    2.48 in. (63.0 mm) W x
    0.87 in. (22.0 mm) D

    Output Connector (Power Module): Integral 3-pin XLRM-type

    Cable: 25.0 ft (7.6 m) long (permanently attached to microphone), 0.13 in. (3.2 mm) diameter, 2-conductor, shielded cable with TA3F-type connector

    Accessories Furnished: AT8153 two-stage foam windscreen; AT8451 steel hanger; AT8531 power module; AT8438 5/8 inch-27 stand adapter; battery

    Audio-Technica Case Style: M12

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Audio-Technica products.

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