Audio-Technica U857QL
Cardioid Condenser Long-Gooseneck Microphone

OUR PART #  U857QL


The 18.94" version of the U857Q, the U857QL cardioid condenser quick-mount gooseneck microphone is designed to plug directly into a panel- or desk-mounted XLRF-type connector. The microphone offers unsurpassed immunity from radio frequency interference thanks to UniGuard™ innovations. It features an ultra-flexible small-diameter gooseneck and accepts interchangeable elements, available in cardioid, hypercardioid, omnidirectional and UniLine™ line cardioid polar patterns. Equipped with self-contained electronics, the phantom-powered microphone also offers an 80 Hz low-cut UniSteep® filter that reduces pickup of low-frequency ambient noise.

Audio-Technica U857QL Features:

  • Designed for high-quality sound reinforcement, professional recording and broadcasting
  • Superior off-axis rejection for maximum gain before feedback
  • UniGuard RFI-shielding technology offers outstanding rejection of radio frequency interference (RFI)
  • Easy-to-adjust, rugged, small-diameter, alternating gooseneck with virtually no "memory" permits quick positioning into desired shape
  • UniSteep filter provides a steep low-frequency attenuation to improve sound pickup without affecting voice quality
  • Self-contained electronics eliminate need for external power module
  • Accepts interchangeable elements to permit angle of acceptance from 90° to360°
  • Two-stage foam windscreen yields dramatically improved resistance to P-pops and other breath blasts
  • Quick-mount design with 3-pin XLRM-type connector insert at a base plugs into any standard XLRF-type surface or cable connector
  • Includes shock mount attenuates noise, shock and vibration transmitted through the mounting surface

Audio-Technica U857QL Specifications:

  • 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
  • Impedance: 250 ohms
  • Max Input Sound Level: 139 dB SPL
  • Dynamic Range (typical): 115 dB
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 70 dB
  • Phantom Power Requirements: 11-52V DC
  • Switch: Flat, roll-off
  • Weight: 5.3 oz
  • Dimensions (L x Head D x Base D): 18.94" x 0.48" x 0.74"
  • Output Connector: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
  • Optional Interchangeable Elements: UE-H hypercardioid (100°); UE-Oomnidirectional (360°)' UE-UL UniLine (90°)
  • Accessories Furnished: AT8153 two-stage foam windscreen; AT8662 shockmount
  • Audio-Technica Case Style: M34
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Audio-Technica U857QL
Cardioid Condenser Long-Gooseneck Microphone

OUR PART #  U857QL

Product Information:

The 18.94" version of the U857Q, the U857QL cardioid condenser quick-mount gooseneck microphone is designed to plug directly into a panel- or desk-mounted XLRF-type connector. The microphone offers unsurpassed immunity from radio frequency interference thanks to UniGuard™ innovations. It features an ultra-flexible small-diameter gooseneck and accepts interchangeable elements, available in cardioid, hypercardioid, omnidirectional and UniLine™ line cardioid polar patterns. Equipped with self-contained electronics, the phantom-powered microphone also offers an 80 Hz low-cut UniSteep® filter that reduces pickup of low-frequency ambient noise.

Audio-Technica U857QL Features:

  • Designed for high-quality sound reinforcement, professional recording and broadcasting
  • Superior off-axis rejection for maximum gain before feedback
  • UniGuard RFI-shielding technology offers outstanding rejection of radio frequency interference (RFI)
  • Easy-to-adjust, rugged, small-diameter, alternating gooseneck with virtually no "memory" permits quick positioning into desired shape
  • UniSteep filter provides a steep low-frequency attenuation to improve sound pickup without affecting voice quality
  • Self-contained electronics eliminate need for external power module
  • Accepts interchangeable elements to permit angle of acceptance from 90° to360°
  • Two-stage foam windscreen yields dramatically improved resistance to P-pops and other breath blasts
  • Quick-mount design with 3-pin XLRM-type connector insert at a base plugs into any standard XLRF-type surface or cable connector
  • Includes shock mount attenuates noise, shock and vibration transmitted through the mounting surface

Audio-Technica U857QL Specifications:

  • 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
  • Impedance: 250 ohms
  • Max Input Sound Level: 139 dB SPL
  • Dynamic Range (typical): 115 dB
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 70 dB
  • Phantom Power Requirements: 11-52V DC
  • Switch: Flat, roll-off
  • Weight: 5.3 oz
  • Dimensions (L x Head D x Base D): 18.94" x 0.48" x 0.74"
  • Output Connector: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
  • Optional Interchangeable Elements: UE-H hypercardioid (100°); UE-Oomnidirectional (360°)' UE-UL UniLine (90°)
  • Accessories Furnished: AT8153 two-stage foam windscreen; AT8662 shockmount
  • Audio-Technica Case Style: M34
Desktop Gooseneck Microphone Stand with Switch and External Contact Closure
Audio-Technica AT8666RSC Desktop Gooseneck Microphone Stand with Switch and External Contact Closure
Audio-Technica's AT8666-RSC is a quick-mount plug-in desktop stand that features a user-programmable switch and an external contact closure.  The metal base is equipped with a 3-pin XLR-F in, and a 5-pin XLR-M output connector. ...

Usually ships in 7-14 business days.
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Metal Windscreen
Audio-Technica AT8160 Metal Windscreen
 Metal windscreen with internal pop protection (black). Fits Audio-Technica Case Style(s): M2, M12, M22, M23, M34

Usually ships in 7-14 business days.
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Two-Stage Windscreen, Black
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Fits Audio-Technica Case Styles: M2, M12, M34

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