U853R

Cardioid Condenser Hanging Microphone

  • Designed for suspension over choirs, instrumental groups and theater stages
  • Superior off-axis rejection for maximum gain before feedback
  • UniGuard® RFI-shielding technology offers outstanding rejection of RF
  • UniSteep® filter provides a steep low-frequency attenuation
  • Accepts interchangeable elements
  • Available in two colors: black (U853R) and white (U853RW)

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U853R

Cardioid Condenser Hanging Microphone

Perfect for speech, theater, orchestra and choir sound reinforcement and recording, the U853R cardioid condenser hanging microphone is equipped with UniGuard® innovations that offer unsurpassed immunity from radio frequency interference. With a consistent cardioid polar pattern, the mic offers natural sound from any angle, and superior gain before feedback. It is phantom powered and features an integral 80 Hz low-cut UniSteep® filter that reduces pickup of low-frequency ambient noise. The microphone accepts interchangeable elements, available in cardioid, hypercardioid, omnidirectional and UniLine® line cardioid polar patterns.

  • Designed for suspension over choirs, instrumental groups and theater stages
  • Superior off-axis rejection for maximum gain before feedback
  • UniGuard® RFI-shielding technology offers outstanding rejection of radio frequency interference (RFI)
  • UniSteep® filter provides a steep low-frequency attenuation to improve sound pickup without affecting voice quality
  • Accepts interchangeable elements to permit angle of acceptance from 90° to 360°
  • Low-profile design with low-reflectance finish for minimum visibility
  • Available in two colors: black (U853R) and white (U853RW)
  • Operates on phantom power
U853R
Element Permanently polarized condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 30 - 20,000 Hz
Open Circuit Sensitivity -39 dB (11.2 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
Impedance 250 ohms
Maximum Input Sound Level 139 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
Low Frequency Roll Off 80 Hz, 18 dB/octave
Switches Flat, roll-off
Dynamic Range 115 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 70 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
Phantom Power Requirements 11-52V DC, 2 mA typical
Weight 14 g (0,5 oz)
Dimensions 1.34" (34.0 mm) long, 0.48" (12.2 mm) diameter
Output Connector Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
Cable 25.0' (7.6 m) long (permanently attached to microphone), 0.13" (3.2 mm) diameter, 2 conductor shielded cable with TA3F-type connector
Accessories Included U853R: AT8153 two-stage foam windscreen; AT8451 steel hanger; AT8538 power module; AT8438 5/8"-27 stand adapter

U853RW: AT8153WH two-stage foam windscreen; AT8451WH steel hanger; AT8538 power module; AT8438 5/8"-27 stand adapter

U853R

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U853R

Cardioid Condenser Hanging Microphone

Name Filetype Filesize
U853R Specification Sheet PDF 324 KB
U853R Polar Pattern JPG 50 KB
U853R Frequency Response JPG 45 KB
U853R Declaration of Conformity PDF 55 KB

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