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Audio-Technica BP896C
Subminiature Omni Condenser Lavalier Microphone without Power Module, with 55" Cable


With a capsule diameter not much bigger than the head of a pin...
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With a capsule diameter not much bigger than the head of a pin, Audio-Technica’s smallest-ever lavalier microphone virtually disappears in props or clothing to create highest-quality audio for broadcast and theater sound reinforcement.

The BP896C is an unterminated version of Audio-Technica's BP896C MicroPoint™ omnidirectional lavalier, which delivers extremely intelligible natural audio and handles high sound pressure levels with ease. Its subminiature omni element is enclosed in a durable housing designed to minimize noise from handling, clothing and wind. The microphone has a permanently attached, 1.4 m (55") miniature cable, and users can flip a switch to eliminate low-frequency hum without affecting intelligibility.

Offered in wired & wireless models, the BP896 comes generously equipped with an extensive accessory kit—mic holders, windscreens, element covers & more.

Audio-Technica BP896c Features:

  • Inconspicuous, lightweight capsule
  • Extremely intelligible natural audio
  • Handles high sound pressure levels with ease
  • Rugged built for long-lasting performance
  • High-pass UniSteep® filter provides a steep low-frequency attenuation to improve sound pickup without affecting voice quality
  • Requires 11V to 52V DC phantom power
  • Includes generous accessory kit & protective case
  • RoHS compliant—free from all substances specified in the EU directive on hazardous substances

Audio-Technica BP896c Specifications:

  • Element: Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
  • Polar Pattern: Omnidirectional
  • Frequency Response:  20Hz-20kHz
  • Low Frequency Roll-Off: 80Hz, 18dB/octave (wired only)
  • Open Circuit Sensitivity: –49 dB (3.5 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
  • Impedance:  250 ohms (wired only)
  • Maximum Input Sound Level: 104 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 3% T.H.D.
  • Dynamic Range (Typical): 104 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL (wired only)
  • Signal-To-Noise-Ratio: 63 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
  • Phantom Power Requirements:  11-52V DC, 2 mA typical (wired only)
  • Switch:  Flat, roll-off (wired only)
  • Current Consumption: 0.1 mA typical at 5V (wireless only)
  • Voltage Range:  2.5-11V (wireless only)
  • Weight (microphone):  0.14 g (0.005 oz)
  • Weight (power module):85 g (3.0 oz) (wired only)
  • Dimensions: Microphone: 10.8 mm (0.43") long, 2.6 mm (0.10") diameter
  • Dimensions (power module): 97.6 mm (3.84") long, 18.9mm (0.74") diameter (wired only)
  • Output Connector (power module): Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
  • Cable:  1.4 m (55") long (permanently attached to microphone), 1.6 mm (0.06") diameter, 2-conductor shielded cable with locking 4-pin connector(wired only)
  • Furnished Accessories:
    • 2x AT8157 windscreens
    • 6x element covers (2 white, 2 beige, 2 black)
    • Viper clip base
    • Clothing clip base
    • 3x black single mic holders
    • 2x black double mic holders
    • Belt clip (wired only)
    • Carrying case
  • Audio-Technica Case Style: M39

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