U851RW

Cardioid Condenser Boundary Microphone

MSRP* US$300.00
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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  • Features
  • Specifications
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  • Overview


    The white-finished version of the U851R, the phantom-powered U851RW features a PivotPoint® rotating output connector, UniSteep® filter and UniGuard® RFI-shielding technology. Offering outstanding speech intelligibility and transparent sound quality for surface-mount applications, the U851RW accepts interchangeable condenser elements—available for boundary microphones in cardioid, hypercardioid and omnidirectional polar patterns. With a heavy die-cast case and silicon foam bottom pads to minimize coupling of surface vibration to the microphone, the U851RW is equipped with self-contained electronics, eliminating 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

    • 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)

    • Self-contained electronics eliminate need for external power module

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

    • Heavy die-cast case and non-slip silicon 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 (U851R) and white (U851RW)

  • 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 LEVEL134 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
    DYNAMIC RANGE (typical)108 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
    SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO68 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
    PHANTOM POWER REQUIREMENTS11-52V DC, 4 mA typical
    SWITCHFlat, roll-off
    WEIGHT9.2 oz (262 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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    POLAR PATTERN
    POLAR PATTERN
    FREQUENCY RESPONSE
    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)
    U851R, U851RW Specification Sheet (pdf 324.57 KB)
    U851R & U851RW Submittal Sheet (pdf 471.48 KB)
    Optional Windscreens / Mounts
  • Reviews

  • Q & A

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    • Q:

      Wich wireless microphone you recommend that the same type of U851CW

      My previous question was to know which Audio-Technica transmitter and receiver I can connect the U851CW to be able to use it, the reason this microphone is its type of microphone, if you have the same type of microphone that I can use as wireless, please let me know.

      Thank you in advance

      Elie
      Asked on 11/11/2011 by Elie from Canada

      1 answer

      • A:

        Thank you for your inquiry. The U851cW is a wireless mcirophone. The "cW" indicates that this microphone is terminated to operate with any of our wireless body pack systems. This includes the 200 series, 700 series 1800 series, 2000 series, 3000 series, 4000 series and 5000 series.

        Answered on 11/15/2011 by AudioSolutionsManager from Stow, OH
    • Q:

      how can i use this microphone U851rw as wireless

      I am looking for a wireless microphone that can be mounted on a podium other than the normal microphones that stick high, because we have teenagers that using it and they have damaged few so far, and I think this microphone I can mount it firmly on the podium and will be harder for the teenagers to damage it.

      I read in the specs that I can use it with a body pack wireless system, would you please provide me with complete information on witch equipment I need to purchase to be able to use this microphone wirelessly.

      Thank you in advance

      Elie
      Asked on 11/8/2011 by Elie

      1 answer

      • A:

        Thank you for your inquiry. This microphone cannot be used as a wireless microphone, although we do have a wireless version, the U851cW. Please note that the U851cW is terminated only for an Audio-Technica wireless system.

        Answered on 11/11/2011 by AudioSolutionsManager from Stow, OH
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