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AKG C414 XLS
Condenser Microphone

MPN: AKG0087
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Microphones don't get much more mic locker essential than the legendary AKG C414 XLS

  • The most versatile microphone for vocals and instruments in studio and on stage
  • Engineered for highest linearity and neutral sound
  • for beautifully detailed recording of vocals and any acoustic instrument
  • Nine selectable polar patterns
  • for the perfect setting for every application
  • Three attenuation levels (-6/-12/-18dB)
  • for close-up recording or high-output sources of up to 158dB SPL
  • Three different switchable bass-cut filters
  • to reduce wind noise, subsonic noise or proximity effect
  • Overload warning with audio peak hold LED
  • to detect shortest audio peaks
  • Sensitivity: 23 mV/Pa
  • Signal to Noise: 88 dB-A
  • Bass Cut Filter: 160; 80; 40 Hz
  • Electrical Impedance: 200 Ohms

The C414 XLS multipattern condenser microphone offers a choice of nine polar patterns for the perfect sonic capture for every application. A peak hold LED displays even the shortest overload peaks. For live-sound applications and permanent installations, all controls can easily be disabled for trouble-free use.

The C414 XLS maintains the sonic character of the legendary C414 B-ULS, the most popular AKG C414 version since 1971. Engineered for highest linearity and neutral sound, it has been the most versatile large-diaphragm microphone for decades.

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    • Frequency Response: 25-20,000 Hz +/- 3dB
    • Output Impedance: <=250 Ohms / transformer isolated
    • Maximum SPL : 136dB (0.5% THD @1000Hz) 146dB with pad engaged
    • Equivalent noise level : <17dB
    • S/N Ratio: 78dB. Sensitivity: -35dB
    • Tube Type: 6072A
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  • 2 year warranty
  • This product comes with a 2 year warranty as standard.

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