Audio-Technica AT898CT4 Condenser Lavalier (Microphone Only)

This tiny, discreet Audio-Technica lavalier mic is easy to hide on stage or on screen. The TA4F connector lets you plug it into wireless system bodypacks.
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.

The AT898CL4 is terminated with TA4F connector for Shure wireless systems. Its switchable low-frequency roll-off reduces sensitivity to popping.


- 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
- RoHS compliant -- free from all substances specified in the EU directive on hazardous substances
Element: Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser

Polar Pattern: Cardioid

Freq. Response: 200-15,000 Hz

LF Roll-Off: 80 Hz, 12 dB/octave

Open Circuit Sensitivity: Phantom: -43 dB (7.0 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa

Battery: -46 dB (5.0 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa

Impedance: Phantom: 200 ohms

Battery: 250 ohms

Max. 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 (typical): Phantom: 100 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL

Battery: 84 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL

Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 63 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa

Phantom Power Requirements: 11-52V DC, 2 mA typical

Battery Type: 1.5V AA/UM3

Battery Current: / LIFE 0.4 mA / 1200 hours typical (alkaline)

Switch: Flat, roll-off (recessed)

Weight (Mic): 0.03 oz (0.9 g)

Dimensions (Microphone): 0.91 in. (23.0 mm) long, 0.21 in. (5.3 mm) diameter

Accessories Furnished: 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

Audio Technica Case Style: M30
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 0.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 7 x 5 x 2 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): AT898CT4
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 330-686-2600