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AT803

Omnidirectional Condenser Lavalier Microphone


U.S. Five-Year Limited End-User Warranty

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  • Overview


    The AT803 provides excellent yet unobtrusive sound pickup for lecturers and stage/TV performers. Designed for clip-on lavalier and musical instrument use, it features an integral 80 Hz high-pass filter that provides easy switching from a flat frequency response to a low-end roll-off. The microphone operates on battery or phantom power.
  • Features


    • High intelligibility for lecturers and stage/TV performers

    • Provides excellent yet unobtrusive sound pickup

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

    • Operates on battery or phantom power

    • 6' (1.8 m) cable permanently attached to mic, TA3F connector at power module

    • RoHS compliant—free from all substances specified in the EU directive on hazardous substances
  • Specifications

    ELEMENTFixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
    POLAR PATTERNOmnidirectional
    FREQUENCY RESPONSE30-20,000 Hz
    LOW FREQUENCY ROLL-OFF80 Hz, 18 dB/octave
    OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITYPhantom: -44 dB (6.3 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
    Battery: -46 dB (5.0 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
    IMPEDANCEPhantom: 200 ohms
    Battery: 270 ohms
    MAXIMUM INPUT SOUND LEVELPhantom: 135 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
    Battery: 121 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
    DYNAMIC RANGE (typical)Phantom: 107 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
    Battery: 93 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
    SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO66 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
    PHANTOM POWER REQUIREMENTS11-52V DC, 2 mA typical
    BATTERY TYPE1.5V AA/UM3
    BATTERY CURRENT / LIFE0.4 mA / 1200 hours typical
    (alkaline)
    SWITCHOff, on-flat, on-roll-off
    WEIGHT (MICROPHONE)2.8 g (0.1 oz)
    WEIGHT (POWER MODULE)139 g (4.9 oz)
    DIMENSIONS (MICROPHONE)25.0 mm (0.98") long,
    10.2 mm (0.40") diameter
    DIMENSIONS (POWER MODULE)84.0 mm (3.31") H x
    63.0 mm (2.48") W x
    22.0 mm (0.87") D
    OUTPUT CONNECTOR (POWER MODULE)Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
    CABLE1.8 m (6') long (permanently attached to microphone), 2.6 mm (0.10") diameter, 2-conductor, shielded cable with TA3F-type connector
    ACCESSORIES FURNISHEDAT8531 power module; AT8419 clothing clip; AT8116 windscreen; battery; protective carrying case
    AUDIO-TECHNICA CASE STYLEM1
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  • Downloads

    AT803 Specification Sheet (pdf 102.34 KB)
    AT803 Submittal Sheet (pdf 378.90 KB)
    Optional Windscreens / Mounts
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