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Audio-Technica U859QL Cardioid Condenser Quick-Mount Gooseneck Microphone  (Open Box)
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OVERVIEW

Designed for high-quality sound reinforcement, professional recording and broadcasting.

Audio Technica U859QL gooseneck lectern microphone

Designed to plug directly into a panel- or desk-mounted XLRF-type connector, the U859QL cardioid condenser quick-mount gooseneck microphone features an ultra-flexible small-diameter gooseneck and accepts interchangeable elements, available in cardioid, hypercardioid, omnidirectional and UniLine(TM) line cardioid polar patterns. Equipped with self-contained electronics, the phantom-powered microphone also offers an 80 Hz low-cut UniSteep filter that reduces pickup of low-frequency ambient noise. The microphone is 18.90" long.

FEATURES
  • Superior off-axis rejection for maximum gain before feedback
  • Easy-to-adjust, rugged, small-diameter, alternating gooseneck with virtually no "memory" permits quick positioning into desired shape
  • This version has the longer gooseneck
  • (18.90" overall length)
  • UniSteep filter provides a steep low-frequency attenuation to improve sound pickup without affecting voice quality
  • Self-contained electronics eliminate need
  • for external power module
  • Quick-mount design with 3-pin XLRM-type connector insert at base plugs into any standard XLRF-type surface or cable connector
SPECIFICATIONS
  • ACCESSORY FURNISHED: AT8153 two-stage foam windscreen
  • AUDIO-TECHNICA CASE STYLE: M34
  • DIMENSIONS: 18.90" (480.0 mm) long, 0.48" (12.3 mm) head diameter, 0.74" (18.9 mm) base diameter
  • DYNAMIC RANGE (typical): 111 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL
  • ELEMENT: Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
  • FREQUENCY RESPONSE: 100-16,000 Hz
  • IMPEDANCE: 250 ohms
  • LOW FREQUENCY ROLL-OFF: 80 Hz, 18 dB/octave
  • MAXIMUM INPUT SOUND LEVEL: 140 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
  • OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY: -43 dB (7.0 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
  • OUTPUT CONNECTOR: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
  • PHANTOM POWER REQUIREMENTS: 11-52V DC, 2 mA typical
  • POLAR PATTERN: Cardioid
  • SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO: 65 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
  • SWITCH: Flat, roll-off
  • WEIGHT: 5.4 oz (152 g)
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Audio-TechnicaU859QL Cardioid Condenser Quick-Mount Gooseneck Microphone
 
5.0

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  • Easy to use (3)
  • Good audio (3)

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5.0

sounds great

By Anonymous

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Comments about Audio-Technica U859QL Cardioid Condenser Quick-Mount Gooseneck Microphone:

this is a great sounding microphone it hooked right up to our church pulpit a has a great sound we are very pleased with our purchase.

 
5.0

Replacing a Long-Lasting Mic

By musicfromFDR

from Newport News, VA

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  • Clear Sound
  • Durable
  • Easy To Use

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    • Great for church pulpit

    Comments about Audio-Technica U859QL Cardioid Condenser Quick-Mount Gooseneck Microphone:

    This microphone was to replace an exact model that lasted a long time. We found it to be great for use at our pulpit with many different users.

     
    5.0

    Usual great customer service!

    By HTLC

    from Indiana

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    • Clear Sound
    • Compact
    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

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      Comments about Audio-Technica U859QL Cardioid Condenser Quick-Mount Gooseneck Microphone:

      The mic shipped quickly, the customer service reps responded promptly to my questions, and the unit installed easily and is working flawlessly.

       
      5.0

      Just like the old one

      By Indy45

      from Loogootee, IN

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      • Clear Sound
      • Compact
      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Versatile

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          Comments about Audio-Technica U859QL Cardioid Condenser Quick-Mount Gooseneck Microphone:

          We replaced our podium mic with this same model we have used for several years. The former one lasted for at least 20 years so why not stay with something you can count on working every week.

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