U859QL

Cardioid Condenser Quick-Mount Gooseneck Microphone

MSRP* US$210.00
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
  • Reviews
  • Q & A

  • Overview


    Designed to plug directly into a panel- or desk-mounted XLRF-type connector, the U859QL features an ultra-flexible small-diameter gooseneck and accepts interchangeable elements, available in cardioid, hypercardioid, omnidirectional and UniLine® line cardioid polar patterns. Equipped with self-contained electronics, the phantom-powered microphone also offers an 80 Hz low-cut UniSteep® filter that reduces pickup of low-frequency ambient noise. The microphone is 18.90” long.
  • Features


    • Designed for high-quality sound reinforcement, professional recording and broadcasting

    • Superior off-axis rejection for maximum gain before feedback

    • Easy-to-adjust, rugged, small-diameter, alternating gooseneck with virtually no “memory” permits quick positioning into desired shape

    • UniSteep® filter provides a steep low-frequency attenuation to improve sound pickup without affecting voice quality

    • Self-contained electronics eliminate need for external power module

    • Quick-mount design with 3-pin XLRM-type connector insert at base plugs into any standard XLRF-type surface or cable connector

  • Specifications

    ELEMENTFixed-charge back plate permanently polarized condenser
    POLAR PATTERNCardioid
    FREQUENCY RESPONSE100-16,000 Hz
    LOW FREQUENCY ROLL-OFF80 Hz, 18 dB/octave
    OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY–43 dB (7.0 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
    IMPEDANCE250 ohms
    MAXIMUM INPUT SOUND LEVEL140 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
    DYNAMIC RANGE (typical)111 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
    SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO65 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
    PHANTOM POWER REQUIREMENTS11-52V DC, 2 mA typical
    SWITCHFlat, roll-off
    WEIGHT5.4 oz (152 g)
    DIMENSIONS18.90" (480.0 mm) long,
    0.48" (12.3 mm) head diameter,
    0.74" (18.9 mm) base diameter
    OUTPUT CONNECTORIntegral 3-pin XLRM-type
    ACCESSORY FURNISHEDAT8153 two-stage foam windscreen
    AUDIO-TECHNICA CASE STYLEM34
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  • Downloads

    UniPoint Review - Sound & Video Contractor (pdf 128.21 KB)
    UniPoint Review - Pro Audio Review (pdf 238.70 KB)
    U859QL Specification Sheet (pdf 334.26 KB)
    U859QL Submittal Sheet (pdf 438.29 KB)
    Optional Windscreens / Mounts
  • Reviews

  • Q & A

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    • Q:

      I recently purchased the U859QL and need a way to mount it to an old wooden podium without drilling a hole in it.Can you suggest a way to do this?
      Asked on 7/17/2013 by Ray1246 from Portsmouth , Oh

      1 answer

      • A:

        Thank you for your inquiry. Look at our AT8646QM or AT8647QM/S

        Answered on 7/29/2013 by AudioSolutionsManager from Stow, OH
    • Q:

      What is the best model to replace an AT857QMLa?

      We like the AT857QMLa, but we are replacing our podium at church with a new podium that will have two mics rather than one. We will be purchasng two new podium mics.

      Suggestions?

      Thanks,

      Rick
      Asked on 7/3/2012 by RixMix from Farmington, NY

      1 answer

      • A:

        Thank you for your inquiry. This microphone was upgraded (replaced by) the U857QL.

        Answered on 7/6/2012 by AudioSolutionsManager from Stow, OH
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