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Open Box Audio-Technica U857Q Cardioid Condenser Quick-Mount Gooseneck Microphone Black 14.47 in.

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270498004001056
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The phantom-powered U857Q is designed to plug directly into a panel or desk-mounted XLRF-type connector. 14.37" long. It features a small-diameter gooseneck that adjusts easily to any position. It is a cardioid condenser microphone and offers unsurpassed immunity from radio frequency interference thanks to Audio-Technica's UniGuard technology. Self...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Open Box Price: $175.12
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Overview

The phantom-powered U857Q is designed to plug directly into a panel or desk-mounted XLRF-type connector. 14.37" long. It features a small-diameter gooseneck that adjusts easily to any position. It is a cardioid condenser microphone and offers unsurpassed immunity from radio frequency interference thanks to Audio-Technica's UniGuard technology. Self-contained electronics, phantom-power, plus an 80Hz low-cut UniSteep filter to reduce pickup of low-frequency ambient noise make it easy to use. It also accepts interchangeable elements, available optionally in cardioid, hypercardioid, omni, and UniLine line cardioid polar patterns.

Features

  • 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 gooseneck for quick positioning
  • UniSteep filter improves sound pickup without affecting voice quality
  • Self-contained electronics eliminate need for external power module
  • Accepts interchangeable polar-pattern elements (cardioid and omni)
  • 2-stage foam windscreen yields dramatically improved resistance to P-pops and other breath blasts
  • 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
Specifications
  • 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: 5.1 oz (144 g)
  • DIMENSIONS: 14.37" (365.0 mm) long, 0.48" (12.2 mm) head diameter, 0.74" (18.9 mm) base diameter
  • OUTPUT CONNECTOR: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
  • OPTIONAL INTERCHANGEABLE ELEMENTS: UE-H hypercardioid (100 degrees); UE-O omnidirectional (360 degrees); UE-UL UniLine (90 degrees)
  • ACCESSORIES FURNISHED: AT8153 two-stage foam windscreen; AT8662 shock mount
  • AUDIO-TECHNICA CASE STYLE: M34
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