UniLine® Condenser Hanging Microphone

UniLine® Condenser Hanging Microphone UniLine® Condenser Hanging Microphone
UniLine® Condenser Hanging Microphone
UniLine® Condenser Hanging Microphone


Featuring Audio-Technica’s UniLine® line-cardioid element, the U853PMU condenser hanging microphone comes equipped with a wall/ceiling plate power module for permanent installation in a standard, single-gang electrical box. The phantom-powered microphone also offers UniGuard® innovations that deliver unsurpassed immunity from radio frequency interference. It accepts interchangeable elements, available in cardioid, hypercardioid, omnidirectional and UniLine® line cardioid polar patterns. Its 80 Hz low-cut UniSteep® filter reduces pickup of low-frequency ambient noise.


  • Designed for suspension over choirs, instrumental groups and theater stages
  • Wall/ceiling plate power module permits permanent installation in standard metal U
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  • single gang electrical box
  • UniLine® polar pattern provides narrow 90° acceptance angle
  • Superior off-axis rejection for maximum gain before feedback
  • UniGuard® RFI-shielding technology offers outstanding rejection of radio frequency interference (RFI)
  • UniSteep® 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
  • Available in two colors: black (U853PMU) and white (U853PMWU)
Tech Specs

Technical Specification

Frequency Response 30-20,000 Hz
Impedance 200 ohms
Cable 25.0' (7.6 m) long (permanently attached to microphone), 0.13" (3.2 mm) diameter, 2-conductor, shielded cable with TA3F-type connector
Accessories AT8154 two-stage foam windscreen; AT8451 steel hanger; AT8534 wall/ceiling plate power module; AT8438 5/8"-27 stand adapter
Element Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
Polar Pattern Line Cardioid
OPTIONAL INTERCHANGEABLE ELEMENTS UE-C cardioid (120°); UE-H hypercardioid (100°); UE-O omnidirectional (360°)
LOW FREQUENCY ROLL-OFF 80 Hz, 18 dB/octave
Open Circuit Sensitivity –35 dB (17.7 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
Output connector Screw terminals
Phantom Power Requirements 11-52V DC, 4 mA typical
Maximum Input Sound Level 124 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
Switches Flat, roll-off; 0 dB/+10 dB gain setting
Dynamic Range 102 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
Dimensions 6.14" (156.0 mm) long, 0.48" (12.2 mm) diameter (MICROPHONE) -- 2.80" (71.0 mm) W x 4.55" (115.5 mm) H x 1.42" (36.0 mm) D (POWER MODULE)
weight_ 1.1 oz (30 g) (MICROPHONE) - 3.4 oz (97 g) (POWER MODULE)
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