U891R (DISCONTINUED)

Cardioid Condenser Boundary Microphone with Switch

MSRP* US$328.00
Two-Year Limited End-User Warranty

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



  • Overview
  • Features
  • Specifications
  • Downloads

  • Overview


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    Designed to deliver easy, flexible control in conference and boardroom installations, the versatile U891R cardioid condenser boundary microphone features a touch-sensitive on-off switch that can be set to three modes: press-on/press-off, press to talk, and press to mute. The phantom-powered microphone is equipped with a unique PivotPoint® rotating output connector and an LED status indicator. UniGuard® innovations offer unsurpassed immunity from radio frequency interference; interchangeable elements are available in cardioid, hypercardioid and omnidirectional polar patterns; an 80 Hz low-cut UniSteep® filter reduces pickup of low-frequency ambient noise. The microphone’s heavy die-cast case and silicon foam bottom pads minimize coupling of surface vibration to the microphone. The unit’s self-contained electronics eliminate the need for an external power module.
  • Features


    • Designed for surface-mount applications such as high-quality sound reinforcement, professional recording, television, conferencing and other demanding sound pickup situations

    • Ultra-quiet electronic switch can be set to any of three operating modes: “touch-on/ touch-off,” “touch-to-talk” and “touch-to-mute”

    • PivotPoint® rotating output connector allows cable to exit from either the rear or the bottom of the microphone

    • Superior off-axis rejection for maximum gain before feedback

    • UniGuard® RFI-shielding technology offers outstanding rejection of radio frequency interference (RFI)

    • Small-diameter UniPoint® capsule near boundary eliminates phase distortion and delivers clear, high-output performance

    • Heavy die-cast case and non-slip silicone foam bottom pads minimize coupling of surface vibration to the microphone

    • Low-profile design with low-reflectance finish for minimum visibility

    • Available in two colors: black (U891R) and white (U891RW)

  • Specifications

    ELEMENTFixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
    POLAR PATTERNHalf-cardioid
    (cardioid in hemisphere above mounting surface)
    FREQUENCY RESPONSE30-20,000 Hz
    LOW FREQUENCY ROLL-OFF80 Hz, 18 dB/octave
    OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY–34 dB (19.9 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
    IMPEDANCE200 ohms
    MAXIMUM INPUT SOUND LEVEL130 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
    DYNAMIC RANGE (typical)104 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
    SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO68 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
    PHANTOM POWER REQUIREMENTS11-52V DC, 4 mA typical
    SWITCHESTouch-sensitive control: on/off;
    Switch function: touch on/off, momentary on, momentary off;
    Flat, roll-off
    WEIGHT9.3 oz (264 g)
    DIMENSIONS4.25" (108.0 mm) long,
    3.31" (84.0 mm) maximum width,
    0.91" (23.0 mm) height
    OUTPUT CONNECTORTB3M-type
    CABLE25.0' (7.6 m) long, 0.13" (3.2 mm) diameter, 2-conductor, shielded cable with TA3F and XLRM-type connectors
    OPTIONAL INTERCHANGEABLE ELEMENTSUE-H hypercardioid (100°);
    UE-O omnidirectional (360°)
    ACCESSORY FURNISHEDSoft protective pouch
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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)
    U891R, U891RW Specification Sheet (pdf 324.78 KB)
    U891R & U891RW Submittal Sheet (pdf 470.49 KB)
    Optional Windscreens / Mounts