audio-technica AT898 Subminiature Cardioid Condenser Lavalier Microphone

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Category: -EFP-&-Broadcast-Lavalier, audio-technica, Pro-Audio-ENG

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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 

    Technical Data
  • 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: 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 Requiremens: 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)
  • 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: 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



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