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Audio-Technica BP896CW-TH

Product Code AUBP896CW-TH
Manufacturer Audio-Technica

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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 BP896 MicroPoint™ omnidirectional lavalier 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. 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.

Key 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


  • Element: Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
  • Polar Pattern: Omnidirectional
  • Frequency Response: 20-20,000 Hz
  • Low Frequency Roll-Off: 80 Hz, 18 dB/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: 135 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): 0.14g (0.005oz)
  • Weight (Power Module): 85g (3.0oz) (wired only)
  • Dimensions (Microphone): 10.8mm (0.43") long, 2.6mm (0.10") diameter
  • Dimensions (Power Module): 97.6mm (3.84") long, 18.9mm (0.74") diameter (wired only)
  • Output Connector (Power Module): Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
  • Cable: 1.4m (55") long (permanently attached to microphone), 1.6mm (0.06") diameter, 2-conductor shielded cable with locking 4-pin connector (wired only)
  • Accessories Furnished: BP896: AT8539 power module (wired only); two AT8157 windscreens; six element covers (2 white, 2 beige, 2 black); viper clip base; clothing clip base; 3 black single mic holders; 2 black double mic holders; belt clip (wired only); carrying case
  • BP896-TH: AT8539 power module (wired only); two AT8157-TH windscreens; six element covers (2 white, 2 beige, 2 black); viper clip base; clothing clip base; 3 beige single mic holders; 2 beige double mic holders; belt clip (wired only); carrying case
  • Audio-Technica Case Style: M39

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