AT898
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AT898

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Overview

AT898 Subminiature Cardioid Condenser Lavalier 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.

AT898cT4: 55" (1.4 m) permanently attached cable terminated with TA4F connector for Shure wireless systems; no power module.

Features

  • 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 (wired configuration)
  • 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 (termination dependent)

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 (wired only)
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 (wired only)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 63dB, 1 kHz at 1Pa
Phantom Power Requirements 11- 52V DC, 2 mA typical (wired only)
Battery Type 1.5V AA-UM3 (wired only)
Battery Current/Life 0.4 mA typical / 1200 hours (alkaline battery) (wired only)
Switches Flat, roll-off (recessed) (wired only)
Weight Microphone 0.9 g - Power module 102 g (wired only)
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 (wired only)
Dimensions Microphone 23.0 mm long, 5.3 mm diameter - Power Module 145.0 mm long, 21.0 mm diameter (wired only)
Output Connector Integral 3-pin XLRM-type (wired only)
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 (wired only); protective carrying case

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Downloads

AT898 Submittal Sheet
AT898 Specification Sheet

Warranties

AT898, AT898c: FIVE YEAR LIMITED END USER WARRANTY
AT898cH, AT898cT4, AT898cW: TWO YEAR LIMITED END USER WARRANTY