Audio-Technica U853PMWU
UniLine Line-Cardioid Condenser Microphone in White


The white-finished version of U853PMU, the U853PMWU UniLine condenser hanging microphone features Audio-Technica's UniLine line-cardioid element and comes equipped with a wall/ceiling plate power module for permanent installation in a standard, single-gang electrical box. The phantom-powered microphone is equipped with 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 theaterstages
  • Wall/ceiling plate power module permits permanent installation in standardmetal U.S. single gang electrical box
  • Superior off-axis rejection for maximum gain before feedback
  • UniLine polar pattern provides narrow 90° acceptance angle
  • UniGuard RFI-shielding technology offers outstanding rejection of radiofrequency interferenece (RFI)
  • UniSteep filter provides a steep low-frequency attenuation to improvesound 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


  • 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
  • Max Input Sound Level: 124 dB SPL
  • Dynamic Range (typical): 102 dB
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 72 dB
  • Phantom Power Requirements: 11-52V DC
  • Switches: Flat, roll-ovv; 0dB/+10dB gain setting
  • Weight (microphone): 1.1 oz
  • Weight (power module): 3.4 oz
  • Dimensions (microphone, L x D): 6.14" x 0.48"
  • Dimensions (power module, W x H x D): 2.8" x 4.55" x 1.42"
  • Output Connector (power module): Screw terminals
  • 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-Hhypercardioid (100°); UE-O omnidirectional (360°)
  • Furnished Accessories: AT8154 two-stage foam windscreen; AT8451 steelhanger; AT8534 wall/ceiling plate power module; AT8438 5/8"-27 stand adapter
  • Audio-Technica Case Style: M32
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