Audio-Technica U853R
Phantom-Powered Cardioid Condenser Hanging Microphone

OUR PART #  U853R


Perfect for speech, theater, orchestra and choir sound reinforcement and recording, the U853R cardioid condenser hanging microphone is equipped with UniGuard innovations that offer unsurpassed immunity from radio frequency interference. With a consistent cardioid polar pattern, the mic offers natural sound from any angle, and superior gain before feedback. Is is phantom powered and features an integral 80 Hz low-cut UniSteep filter that reduces pickup of low-frequency ambient noise. The microphone accepts interchangeable elements, available in cardioid, hypercardioid, omnidirectional and UniLine line cardioid polar patterns.

Features:

  • Designed for suspension over choirs, instrumental groups and theaterstages
  • Superior off-axis rejection for maximum gain before feedback
  • UniGuard RFI-shielding technology offers outstanding rejection of radiofrequency interference (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

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 (microphone): 0.5 oz
  • Weight (power module): 2.9 oz
  • Dimensions (microphone, L x D): 1.34" x 0.48"
  • Dimensions (power module, L x D): 3.66" x 0.74"
  • Output Connector (power module): Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
  • Cable: 25' long (permanently attached to microphone), 0.13" diameter, 2conductor shielded cable with TA3F-type connector
  • Optional Interchangeable Elements: UE-H hypercardioid (100°); UE-Oomnidirectional (360°); UE-UL UniLine (90°)
  • Accessories Furnished: AT8153 two-stage foam windscreen; AT8451 steelhanger; AT8538 power module; AT8438 5/8"-27 stand adapter
  • Audio-Technica Case Style: M12
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