Audio-Technica U853AU
UniLine Line-Cardioid Condenser Hanging Microphone

OUR PART #  U853AU

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Equipped with Audio-Technica's UniLine line-cardioid element with a tightly focused 90° acceptance angle, the U853AU features UniGuard innovations that offer unsurpassed immunity from radio frequency interferenece. The battery- or phantom-powered microphone accepts interchangeable elements, available in cardioid, hypercardioid, omnidirectional and UniLine line cardioid polar patterns. It also offers an 80 Hz low-cut UniSteep filter that reduces pickup of low-frequency ambient noise.

Audio-Technica U853AU Includes:

  • AT8154 two-stage foam windscreen
  • AT8451 steelhanger
  • AT8531 power module
  • AT8438 5/8"-27 stand adapter
  • Battery

Audio-Technica U853AU Features:

  • Designed for suspension over choirs, instrumental groups and theater stages
  • UniLine polar pattern provides narrow 90° acceptance angle
  • 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° to360°
  • Low-profile design with low-reflectance finish for minimum visibility
  • Operates on battery or phantom power

Audio-Technica U853AU Specifications:

  • Element: Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
  • Polar Pattern: Line Cardioid
  • Frequency Response: 30-20,000 Hz
  • Low Frequency Roll-Off: 80 Hz, 18 dB/octave
  • Impedance: 200 ohms (phantom); 270 ohms (battery)
  • Max Input Sound Level: 130 dB (phantom); 100 dB (battery)
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 74 dB
  • Phantom Power Requirements: 11-52V DC
  • Battery Type: 1.5V AA/UM3
  • Battery Current/Life: 0.4 mA/1200 hours typical (alkaline)
  • Switch: Off, on-flat, on-roll-off
  • Weight (microphone): 1.1 oz
  • Weight (power module): 4.9 oz
  • Dimensions (microphone, L x D): 6.14" x 0.48"
  • Dimensions (power module, H x W x D): 3.31" x 2.48" x 0.87"
  • Output Connector (power module): Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
  • Cable: 25' long (permanently attached to microphone),0.13" diameter, 2-conductor, shielded cable with TA3F-type connector
  • Optional Interchangeable Elements:
    • UE-C cardioid (120°)
    • UE-Hypercardioid (100°)
    • UE-O omnidirectional (360°)
  • Audio-Technica Case Style: M32
2 Stage Foam Windscreen
Audio-Technica AT8154 2 Stage Foam Windscreen
Fits Audio-Technica Case Style(s): M32, M33, M35
Replacement power module
Audio-Technica AT8531 Replacement power module
 Power module with on/off/roll-off switch and XLR-style output connector for the AT841A/ AT851A/ AT853A microphones.
Usually ships in 7-14 business days.
Need it sooner? Call us!
Custom Stand Adapter for AT853 and AT853W
Audio-Technica AT8438 Custom Stand Adapter for AT853 and AT853W
Custom mount allows using miniature hanging and lavalier microphones in surface-mount applications. Fits 5/8"-27 thread stands. Adapter for the AT853 and AT853W microphones.
Usually ships in 7-14 business days.
Need it sooner? Call us!

Audio-Technica U853AU
UniLine Line-Cardioid Condenser Hanging Microphone

OUR PART #  U853AU

Product Information:

Equipped with Audio-Technica's UniLine line-cardioid element with a tightly focused 90° acceptance angle, the U853AU features UniGuard innovations that offer unsurpassed immunity from radio frequency interferenece. The battery- or phantom-powered microphone accepts interchangeable elements, available in cardioid, hypercardioid, omnidirectional and UniLine line cardioid polar patterns. It also offers an 80 Hz low-cut UniSteep filter that reduces pickup of low-frequency ambient noise.

Audio-Technica U853AU Includes:

  • AT8154 two-stage foam windscreen
  • AT8451 steelhanger
  • AT8531 power module
  • AT8438 5/8"-27 stand adapter
  • Battery

Audio-Technica U853AU Features:

  • Designed for suspension over choirs, instrumental groups and theater stages
  • UniLine polar pattern provides narrow 90° acceptance angle
  • 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° to360°
  • Low-profile design with low-reflectance finish for minimum visibility
  • Operates on battery or phantom power

Audio-Technica U853AU Specifications:

  • Element: Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
  • Polar Pattern: Line Cardioid
  • Frequency Response: 30-20,000 Hz
  • Low Frequency Roll-Off: 80 Hz, 18 dB/octave
  • Impedance: 200 ohms (phantom); 270 ohms (battery)
  • Max Input Sound Level: 130 dB (phantom); 100 dB (battery)
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 74 dB
  • Phantom Power Requirements: 11-52V DC
  • Battery Type: 1.5V AA/UM3
  • Battery Current/Life: 0.4 mA/1200 hours typical (alkaline)
  • Switch: Off, on-flat, on-roll-off
  • Weight (microphone): 1.1 oz
  • Weight (power module): 4.9 oz
  • Dimensions (microphone, L x D): 6.14" x 0.48"
  • Dimensions (power module, H x W x D): 3.31" x 2.48" x 0.87"
  • Output Connector (power module): Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
  • Cable: 25' long (permanently attached to microphone),0.13" diameter, 2-conductor, shielded cable with TA3F-type connector
  • Optional Interchangeable Elements:
    • UE-C cardioid (120°)
    • UE-Hypercardioid (100°)
    • UE-O omnidirectional (360°)
  • Audio-Technica Case Style: M32
2 Stage Foam Windscreen
Audio-Technica AT8154 2 Stage Foam Windscreen
Fits Audio-Technica Case Style(s): M32, M33, M35
Replacement power module
Audio-Technica AT8531 Replacement power module
 Power module with on/off/roll-off switch and XLR-style output connector for the AT841A/ AT851A/ AT853A microphones.
Usually ships in 7-14 business days.
Need it sooner? Call us!
Custom Stand Adapter for AT853 and AT853W
Audio-Technica AT8438 Custom Stand Adapter for AT853 and AT853W
Custom mount allows using miniature hanging and lavalier microphones in surface-mount applications. Fits 5/8"-27 thread stands. Adapter for the AT853 and AT853W microphones.
Usually ships in 7-14 business days.
Need it sooner? Call us!
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