Wireless Subminiature Cardioid Condenser Lavalier Microphone

  • Maximum intelligibility and clean, accurate reproduction for vocalists, lecturers, stage and television talent, and worship leaders
  • Cardioid capsule provides directional pickup with pronounced proximity effect at close range that enhances the user's voice
  • Low-profile design (a mere 5.3 mm in diameter) is ideal for applications requiring minimum visibility
  • Urethane elastomer cable with a double-spiral shield wire provides ultimate flexibility, strength, and resistance to abrasion and moisture
  • RoHS compliant - free from all substances specified in the EU directive on hazardous substances
  • The microphone capsule is housed in a rugged metal structure to shield the electronic circuitry from external electromagnetic noise
  • The signal line of the cable is made of a high-durability CuSn (copper and tin) alloy that greatly enhances corrosion resistance and increases longevity
  • Two included windscreens each feature a plastic structure that keeps the windscreen secured to the microphone
  • Clothing clip includes 16 distinct angle adjustments over 360° and two strain-relief clips for easy cable routing
  • Terminated with a locking 4-pin connector for use with Audio-Technica cW-style body-pack wireless transmitters

  • BP898cW Specifications


    Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser

    Polar Pattern


    Frequency Response

    270~17,000 Hz (50 cm),
    60~17,000 Hz (10 cm)

    Open Circuit Sensitivity

    -42 dB (7.9 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa

    Maximum Input Sound Level

    140 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.


    28 dB SPL (A‐weighted)

    Dynamic Range (Typical)

    112 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL

    Signal-To-Noise Ratio

    66 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa


    1.6g (Microphone body)


    22.3 mm long, 5.3 mm diameter (Microphone body)

    Output Connector

    cW-style locking 4-pin connector


    1.4 m long (permanently attached to microphone)

    Accessories Furnished

    AT8461a clothing clip base;
    AT8151a windscreens; Case


    audio technica support BP898_BP899_UM.pdf - BP898cW User Manual