U873R

Handheld Hypercardioid Condenser Microphone

  • Designed for high-quality sound reinforcement, professional recording
  • Smooth, accurate reproduction for handheld and fixed-mount applications
  • Superior off-axis rejection for maximum gain before feedback
  • Hypercardioid polar pattern reduces pickup of sounds from the sides & rear
  • Integral 80 Hz high-pass filter switch and 10 dB pad switch
  • Accepts interchangeable elements to permit angle of acceptance (100°- 360°)

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U873R
U873R

U873R

Handheld Hypercardioid Condenser Microphone

The U873R UniPoint hypercardioid condenser microphone offers smooth, accurate audio reproduction for handheld and fixed-mount applications. The microphone is equipped with Audio-Technica's UniGuard® technology for unsurpassed immunity from radio frequency interference. It also features an 80 Hz UniSteep® filter that reduces pickup of unwanted low-frequency ambient noise. The microphone's special internal shock mounting eliminates virtually all handling and cable noise. Designed for distortion-free output even in intense sound fields, interchangeable elements (cardioid, hypercardioid and omnidirectional) permit selection of angle-of-acceptance from 100° to 360°.

  • Designed for high-quality sound reinforcement, professional recording and broadcasting
  • Smooth, accurate reproduction for handheld and fixed-mount applications
  • Superior off-axis rejection for maximum gain before feedback
  • Hypercardioid polar pattern reduces pickup of sounds from the sides and rear, improving isolation of desired sound source
  • Integral 80 Hz high-pass filter switch and 10 dB pad switch
  • Accepts interchangeable elements to permit angle of acceptance from 100° to 360°
  • Superior anti-shock engineering ensures low handling noise
  • High sensitivity and high SPL capability
  • Robust design for enduring dependability
U873R
Element Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
Polar Pattern Hypercardioid
Frequency Response 70 - 20,000 Hz
Open Circuit Sensitivity -41 dB (8.9 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
Impedance 200 ohms
Maximum Input Sound Level 155 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
Low Frequency Roll Off 80 Hz, 18 dB/octave
Switches Flat, roll-off; 10 dB pad
Dynamic Range 131 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 70 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
Phantom Power Requirements 11-52V DC, 3 mA typical
Weight 160 g
Dimensions 6.17" (156.7 mm) long, 1.48" (37.7 mm) head diameter
Output Connector Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
Accessories Included AT8122 foam windscreen; AT8405a stand clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; soft protective pouch

U873R

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U873R

Handheld Hypercardioid Condenser Microphone

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U873R Submittal PDF 455 KB
U873R Specification Sheet PDF 318 KB
U873R Polar Pattern JPG 51 KB
U873R Frequency Response JPG 45 KB
U873R Declaration of Conformity PDF 56 KB

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