Audio-Technica U853PM UniPoint Cardioid Condenser Hanging Microphone

Mic up your venue, choir, or ensemble with the U853PM. This hanging mic comes with a swappable cardioid capsule and a wall/ceiling plate for installations.

Perfect for speech, theater, orchestra, and choir sound reinforcement and recording, the U853 condenser hanging microphone is equipped with UniGuard innovations that offer unsurpassed immunity from radio frequency interference.

The U853PM model features a cardioid polar pattern (120° acceptance angle); 25.0' (7.6 m) cable terminated with a TA3F connector for use with the included AT8534 wall/ceiling plate power module (+10 dB gain switch, 80 Hz high-pass UniSteep filter).

This phantom-powered microphone accepts interchangeable elements -- omnidirectional, cardioid, hypercardioid, and UniLine -- available separately.


- Designed for suspension over choirs, instrumental groups, and theater stages
- Wall/ceiling plate power module permits permanent installation in standard metal U.S. single gang electrical
- Superior off-axis rejection for maximum gain before feedback
- UniGuard(R) RFI-shielding technology offers outstanding rejection of radio frequency interference (RFI)
- UniSteep(R) 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
WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -

- Element: Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
- Frequency Response: 30-20,000 Hz
- Low Frequency Roll Off: 80 Hz, 18 dB/octave
- Open Circuit Sensitivity: -39 dB (11.2 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
- Maximum Input Sound Level: 139 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 10 x 5 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): U853PM
Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 11 x 6 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): U853PMW

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 330-686-2600 x5000


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