AT898

Subminiature cardioid condenser microphone

  • Designed to be worn as a lavalier or hidden in clothing
  • Offers maximum intelligibility and accurate voice reproduction
  • Unobtrusive appearance for use in broadcast studios, theatres, etc.
  • Low frequency roll-off reduces sensitivity to popping
  • Operates on battery or phantom power
  • 3m cable permanently attached to mic, TA3F connector at power module

£333.00 (inc. VAT)

AT898
AT898

AT898

Subminiature cardioid condenser microphone

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
AT898
Element Fixed-charge back plate permanently polarized condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 200 - 15,000 Hz
Open Circuit Sensitivity Phantom : –43dB (7.0mV), re 1V at 1Pa
Battery : –46dB (5,0mV), re 1V at 1Pa
Impedance Phantom 200 Ω - Battery 250 Ω
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.
Low Frequency Roll Off 80 hz, 12 dB/octave
Switches Flat, roll-off (recessed)
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)
Weight Microphone 0.9 g - Power module 102 g
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
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
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

AT898

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AT898

Subminiature cardioid condenser microphone

Name Filetype Filesize
AT898 Specification Sheet PDF 93 KB
AT898 Polar Pattern JPG 51 KB
AT898 Frequency Response JPG 46 KB
AT898 Declaration of Conformity PDF 53 KB

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