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    AKG Perception 820 Tube Studio Condenser Microphone

    ECC 83 dual-triode tube circuitry. Two back-to-back one-inch large diaphragms. Switchable bass cut filter. 20 dB attenuation pad.
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    AKG Perception 820 Tube Condenser Mic
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    AKG Perception 820 Tube Studio Condenser Microphone Product Description

    The Perception 820 Tube delivers real tube sound quality. It is not only the flagship model of the Perception Series, but also raises the bar in its class of affordable tube microphones.

    In contrast to many other affordable tube microphones, the Perception 820 Tube delivers real tube sound quality thanks to the dual one-inch large-diaphragm capsule and the sophisticated ECC 83 dual-triode circuitry.

    The elegant remote control unit allows selection of 9 different pickup patterns and controls the switchable bass-cut filter and the attenuation pad. Moreover, a ground lift switch prevents unwanted hum if necessary.
    It comes complete with a spider-type shock mount and a metal carrying case.

    AKG's industry-leading Perception Series of condenser microphones are recognized for their outstanding quality and versatile capabilities at an affordable price.

    The Perception 820 Tube raises the bar in its class: It shows real tube sound, the highest dynamic range, the most comprehensive features and comes complete with useful accessories at an unbeatable price.


    - Two back-to-back one-inch diaphragms featuring True Condenser Technology
    - An ECC 83 dual-triode tube circuitry emphasizes even-order harmonics for rich, smooth and three-dimensional sound
    - The elegant remote control unit allows selection of 9 different pickup patterns from omnidirectional to cardioid to figure 8
    - The switchable bass cut filter (80 Hz, 12 dB/oct) reduces unwanted rumble or footfall noise
    - A 20 dB attenuation pad enables for high SPL applications up to 155 dB
    - Brush-finished, anodized Aluminium front plate and all-metal housing for maximum shielding
    - A ground lift switch prevents unwanted hum if necessary
    - Designed and engineered in Vienna, Austria

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    AKG Perception 820 Technical Description

    Type: 1-inch dual-diaphragm, true condenser pressure gradient

    Polar pattern: omnidirectional, cardioid, figure eight plus six intermediate patterns (selectable on Remote Control Unit)

    Frequency range: 20 to 20,000 Hz

    Sensitivity: 20 mV/Pa (-34 dBV +/-3 dB)

    Max. SPL: 135/155 dB SPL (0/-20 dB) for 0.5% THD

    Equivalent noise level: 16 dB-A (IEC 60268-4)

    Preattenuation pad: -20 dB (switchable on Remote Control Unit)

    Bass cut filter slope: 12 dB/Oktave, 80 Hz (switchable on Remote Control Unit)

    Impedance: <=200 ohms

    Recommended load impedance: >=1000 ohms

    Powering: via Remote Control Unit

    Connector: dedicated 7-pin male XLR

    Dimensions: 53 dia. x 212 mm high (2 x 8.3 in.)

    Net weight: 870 g / 1.9 lbs.

    Remote Control Unit: Audio/control input: dedicated 7-pin female XLR connector

    Audio output: standard 3-pin male XLR connector,balanced, pin 2 hot

    Polar pattern selector: 9-position detented rotary switch

    Bass cut filter switch: 2-position toggle switch

    Preattenuation switch: 2-position toggle switch

    Power voltage: 210-240 VAC or 110-120 VAC, selectable

    Primary fuse: 125 mA / 250 V slow-blow

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of AKG products.
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    Shipping Weight: 14 lbs
    Shipping Dimensions: 17 x 15 x 7 in

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