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Audio-Technica U857QL Cardioid Condenser Quick-Mount Gooseneck Microphone

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Product Overview

Designed for pro-level sound reinforcement, recording, and broadcasting.

  • Superior off-axis rejection for maximum gain-before-feedback
    UniGuard RFI-shielding technology offers outstanding rejection of radio frequency interference (RFI)
    Easy-to-adjust, rugged, small-diameter, alternating gooseneck with virtually no "memory" permits quick positioning into desired shape
    UniSteep filter provides a steep low-frequency attenuation to improve sound pickup without affecting voice quality
    Self-contained electronics eliminate need for external power module
    Accepts interchangeable elements to permit angle of acceptance from 90 degrees to 360 degrees
    Two-stage foam windscreen yields dramatically improved resistance to plosive noises
    Quick-mount design with 3-pin XLRM-type connector insert at base plugs into any standard XLRF-type surface or cable connector
    Included shock mount attenuates noise, shock, and vibration transmitted through the mounting surface
Product Details

Audio-Technica U857QL Cardioid Condenser Quick-Mount Gooseneck Microphone

The 18.94" version of the U857Q, the U857QL cardioid condenser quick-mount gooseneck microphone is designed to plug directly into a panel- or desk-mounted XLRF-type connector. The microphone offers unsurpassed immunity from radio frequency interference thanks to UniGuard innovations. It features an ultra-flexible small-diameter gooseneck and accepts interchangeable elements, available in cardioid, hypercardioid, omnidirectional, and UniLine line cardioid polar patterns. Equipped with self-contained electronics, the phantom powered microphone also offers an 80Hz low-cut UniSteep® filter that reduces pickup of low-frequency ambient noise.

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  • Element: Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
    Polar Pattern: Cardioid
    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
    Impedance: 250 ohms
    Maximum Input Sound Level: 139 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
    Dynamic Range (Typical): 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
    Switch: Flat, roll-off
    Weight: 5.3 oz (144 g)
    Dimensions: 18.94" (481.0 mm) long, 0.48" (12.2 mm) head diameter, 0.74" (18.9 mm) base diameter
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