AT898
Discontinued
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AT898

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Overview

AT898 Subminiature Cardioid Condenser Microphone

Designed to be worn as a lavalier or hidden in clothing, the low-profile AT898 cardioid condenser offers maximum intelligibility, accurate voice reproduction, and unobtrusive appearance for use in houses of worship, broadcast studios, theaters, etc. Includes a clothing clip, viper clip, magnet clip and lanyard, two windscreens, three single mic holders, and two double mic holders.

Available configurations:

AT898: 9.8' (3.0 m) permanently attached cable terminated with TA3F connector; AT8537 power module (with 80 Hz high-pass filter) for battery or phantom power.

AT898c: 55" (1.4 m) permanently attached cable (unterminated); no power module. 

AT898cH: 55" (1.4 m) permanently attached cable terminated with a screw-down 4-pin connector for use with Audio-Technica cH-style body-pack wireless transmitters; no power module. 

AT898cW: 55" (1.4 m) permanently attached cable terminated with a locking 4-pin connector for use with Audio-Technica cW-style body-pack wireless transmitters; no power module.

 

Features

Designed to be worn as a lavalier or hidden in clothing, Audio-Technica's discreet-design cardioid AT898 offers maximum intelligibility, accurate voice reproduction and unobtrusive appearance for use in houses of worship, broadcast studios, theaters, etc. Its switchable low-frequency roll-off reduces sensitivity to popping. Battery or phantom power.

  • Maximum intelligibility and clean, accurate reproduction for lecturers, stage and television talent, and houses of worship
  • Low-profile design (a mere 5 mm in diameter) is ideal for applications requiring minimum visibility
  • Operates on battery or phantom power
  • Extensive array of provided accessories includes a clothing clip, viper clip, magnet clip and lanyard (black models only), windscreens, interchangeable single and double mic holders
  • Accessories available separately
  • 9.8' (3.0 m) cable permanently attached to mic, TA3F connector at power module
  • Also available as: AT898c - less power module; 55" (1.4 m) cable, unterminated ; AT898cW - less power module; 55" (1.4 m) cable terminated with locking 4-pin connector for Audio-Technica UniPak™ wireless systems

Specifications

Microphones
Element Fixed-charge back plate permanently polarized condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 200 - 15,000 Hz
Low Frequency Roll Off 80 hz, 12 dB/octave
Open Circuit Sensitivity Phantom : –43dB (7.0mV), re 1V at 1Pa
Battery : –46dB (5,0mV), re 1V at 1Pa
Maximum Input Sound Level Phantom: 131 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D. - Battery: 115 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
Dynamic Range Phantom: 100dB,1 kHz at max SPL - Battery: 84dB ,1 kHz at max SPL
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 63dB, 1 kHz at 1Pa
Phantom Power Requirements 11- 52V DC, 2 mA typical
Battery Type 1.5V AA-UM3
Battery Current/Life 0.4 mA typical / 1200 hours (alkaline battery)
Switches Flat, roll-off (recessed)
Weight Microphone 0.9 g - Power module 102 g
Cable 3.0 m long (permanently attached to microphone), 2.0 mm diameter, 2-conductor, shielded cable with TA3F output connector that mates with TB3M jack on power module
Dimensions Microphone 23.0 mm long, 5.3 mm diameter - Power Module 145.0 mm long, 21.0 mm diameter
Output Connector Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
Accessories Included AT8537 power module; AT8439 cable clip; clothing clip base; viper clip base; magnet clip base and plate with lanyard; three single mic holders; two double mic holders; two windscreens;
battery; protective carrying case

Downloads

AT898 Declaration of Conformity
AT898 Frequency Response
AT898 Polar Pattern
AT898 Specification Sheet
AT898c Declaration of Conformity
AT898 Frequency Response
AT898 Polar Pattern
AT898 Specification Sheet
AT898cW Declaration of Conformity
AT898 Frequency Response
AT898 Polar Pattern
AT898 Specification Sheet