The U857QL from Audio-Technica is a flexible gooseneck microphone designed for outstanding performance in schools, houses-of-worship, boardrooms, government facilities, etc. The microphone capsule features a cardioid polar pattern for superb rejection of off-axis noise and ambiance.
The wide, linear frequency response delivers smooth, accurate reproduction of speech without noise, artifacts or colorization. The ultra flexible gooseneck enables flexible positioning while resisting inadvertent repositioning. Optional interchangeable capsules provide cardioid, hyper-cardioid, omni-directional and UniLine cardioid polar patterns for added flexibility.
- UniGuard shielding provides exceptional rejection of radio-frequency interference.
- Low frequency noise and proximity effect is reduced as a result of UniSteep filtering.
- Cardioid, hyper-cardioid and omni-directional capsules are available as options and provide added flexibility.
Phantom: 110 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
Battery: 100 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
74 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
Low Frequency Roll-Off
Maximum Input Level
Phantom: 130 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
Battery: 120 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
3-pin XLR male
Phantom: 200 ohms
Battery: 270 ohms
Phantom Power Only
Package Dimensions (L x W x H)
19.2 x 5.0 x 2.9"