Subminiature Cardioid Condenser AT898 Lavalier Microphone

Subminiature Cardioid Condenser Lavalier Microphone AT898 – Low frequency roll-off: 80 Hz, 12 dB/octave

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The Audio-Technica AT898 lavalier microphone is designed to be mounted on, or hidden underneath clothing. It’s slim low-profile design is ideal for broadcast and theatrical applications. The tailored frequency response accentuates the frequency response of vocals while minimizing low frequency noise. A low-frequency roll-off switch further minimizes noise due to hum, ambiance and proximity effect. The AT898 features a condenser element with a cardioid polar pattern. The cardioid pattern is effective in minimizing noise and ambiance at the off-axis sections of the microphone capsule. The microphone includes the AT8537 phantom power supply module.

Low Profile Design

  • The slim, miniature profile of the AT898 is ideal for broadcast, video and performance applications.

Cardioid Polar Pattern

  • The cardioid polar pattern is effective in minimizing noise and off-axis audio that can cause feedback.

Tailored Frequency Response

  • The tailored frequency response minimizes low-frequency noise while accentuating the frequency range of vocals.

Low Frequency Roll-Off

  • A low frequency roll-off switch minimizes noise and low frequency audio caused by ambiance, proximity effect, etc.

Battery or Phantom Power

  • The included AT8537 power supply is capable of either phantom or battery power.



Polar Pattern


Frequency Response

200Hz to 15KHz

Dynamic Range (Typical)

Phantom: 100dB, 1KHz at Max SPL
Battery: 84dB, 1KHz at Max SPL

Signal-to-Noise Ratio

63dB, 1KHz at 1 Pa

Maximum Input Sound Level

Phantom: 131dB SPL, 1KHz at 1% T.H.D.
Battery: 115dB SPL, 1KHz at 1% T.H.D.

Power Requirements

11-52VDC, 2 mA typical

Output Impedance

Phantom: 200 ohms
Battery: 250 ohms

Output Connectors

Integral 3-pin XLRM-type



Low Frequency Roll-Off

80Hz, 12dB/octave


0.92 x 0.21" (23 x 5.3mm) (Length x Diameter)


Microphone: 0.03 oz (0.9g)
Power Module: 3.6 oz (102g)

Packaging Info

Package Weight

1.07 lb

Box Dimensions (LxWxH)

10.35 x 4.45 x 1.7"


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  • Audio-Technica AT898 Cardioid Condenser Lavalier Microphone
  • AT8537 Power Module
  • AT8439 Cable Clip
  • Clothing Clip Base
  • Viper Clip Base
  • Magnet Clip Base
  • Plate with Lanyard
  • 3 x Single Mic Holders
  • 2 x Double Mic Holders
  • 2 x Windscreens
  • Battery
  • Protective Carrying Case