U853PMW

Cardioid Condenser Hanging Microphone

MSRP* US$299.00
Two-Year Limited End-User Warranty

*Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Actual selling price may vary; please check with an authorized Audio-Technica dealer.



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  • Overview


    The white-finished version of U853PM, the U853PMW cardioid condenser hanging microphone comes equipped with a wall/ceiling plate power module for permanent installation in a standard, single-gang electrical box. The phantom-powered microphone features 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.
  • Features


    • Designed for suspension over choirs, instrumental groups and theater stages

    • Wall/ceiling plate power module permits permanent installation in standard metal U.S. single gang electrical box

    • 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 (U853PM) and white (U853PMW)

  • Specifications

    ELEMENTFixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
    POLAR PATTERNCardioid
    FREQUENCY RESPONSE30-20,000 Hz
    LOW FREQUENCY ROLL-OFF80 Hz, 18 dB/octave
    OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY–39 dB (11.2 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
    IMPEDANCE200 ohms
    MAXIMUM INPUT SOUND LEVEL128 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
    DYNAMIC RANGE (typical)102 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
    SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO68 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
    PHANTOM POWER REQUIREMENTS11-52V DC, 4 mA typical
    SWITCHESFlat, roll-off;
    0 dB/+10 dB gain setting
    WEIGHT (MICROPHONE)0.5 oz (14 g)
    WEIGHT (POWER MODULE)3.4 oz (97 g)
    DIMENSIONS (MICROPHONE)1.34" (34.0 mm) long,
    0.48" (12.2 mm) diameter
    DIMENSIONS (POWER MODULE)2.80" (71.0 mm) W x
    4.55" (115.5 mm) H x
    1.42" (36.0 mm) D
    OUTPUT CONNECTOR (POWER MODULE)Screw terminals
    CABLE25.0' (7.6 m) long (permanently attached to microphone), 0.13" (3.2 mm) diameter, 2-conductor, shielded cable with TA3F-type connector
    OPTIONAL INTERCHANGEABLE ELEMENTSUE-H hypercardioid (100°);
    UE-O omnidirectional (360°);
    UE-UL UniLine® (90°)
    ACCESSORIES FURNISHEDAT8153(WH) two-stage foam windscreen; AT8451(WH) steel hanger; AT8534 wall/ceiling plate power module; AT8438 5/8"-27 stand adapter
    AUDIO-TECHNICA CASE STYLEM12
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    FREQUENCY RESPONSE
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  • Downloads

    UniPoint Review - Sound & Video Contractor (pdf 128.21 KB)
    UniPoint Review - Pro Audio Review (pdf 238.70 KB)
    U853PM, U853PMW Specification Sheet (pdf 249.67 KB)
    U853PM & U853PMW Submittal Sheet (pdf 581.53 KB)
    Optional Windscreens / Mounts
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