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AT898

Subminiature Cardioid Condenser Lavalier Microphone
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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
    • RoHS compliant—free from all substances specified in the EU directive on hazardous substances

 

 

Specifications

ELEMENT Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
POLAR PATTERN Cardioid
FREQUENCY RESPONSE 200-15,000 Hz
LOW FREQUENCY 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
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.
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 (MICROPHONE) 0.03 oz (0.9 g)
WEIGHT (POWER MODULE) 3.6 oz (102 g)
DIMENSIONS (MICROPHONE) 0.91" (23.0 mm) long, 0.21" (5.3 mm) diameter
DIMENSIONS (POWER MODULE) 5.71" (145.0 mm) long, 0.83" (21.0 mm) diameter
OUTPUT CONNECTOR (POWER MODULE) Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
CABLE 9.8' (3.0 m) long (permanently attached to microphone), 0.08" (2.0 mm) diameter, 2-conductor, shielded cable with TA3F output connector that mates with TB3M jack on power module
ACCESSORIES FURNISHED 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
AUDIO-TECHNICA CASE STYLE M30

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