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    AKG Perception 170 Small Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone

    .5 inch transducer. 20dB pad. Requires 48v phantom power.

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    AKG Perception 170 Small Diaphragm Condenser Microphone Product Description

    The AKG Perception 170 is a small-diaphragm true condenser microphone offering outstanding build quality and excellent value. The lightweight diaphragm delivers outstanding clarity and transient response and conforms to the stringent standards defined for AKG recording products.

    The Perception 170's design is based on AKG's six decades of experience in making microphones and on input from sound engineers around the world who use AKG products every day.

    Its .5-inch small-diaphragm true condenser transducer brings AKG studio quality to the project studio and all other areas of recording. A switchable preattenuation pad enable the Perception 170 to be used close to sound sources delivering up to 155 dB SPL. The heavy-duty, all-metal chassis and reliable gold-plated XLR-type output make the Perception 170 an excellent choice for a variety of live sound applications, too.


    - 1/2-Inch Small-Diaphragm Instrument Microphone delivers incredibly precise sound with beautifully-detailed transients
    - 20 dB preattenuation pad allows use in sound fields as high as 155dB
    - Cardioid pickup minimizes off-axis sound
    - True Condenser Technology
    - Heavy-duty construction -gold-plated output

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of AKG products.

    AKG Perception 170 Technical Description

    - Capsule: 0.5-inch true condenser
    - Polar Pattern: Cardioid
    - Frequency Range: 20 - 20,000 Hz
    - Sensitivity: 12 mV/Pa
    - Pre-attenuation Pad: 0 dB , -20 dB
    - Maximum SPL for 0.5% THD: 135 dB / 155 dB (0 / -20 dB)
    - Impedance: <200 ohms
    - Recommended Load Impedance: >1,000 ohms
    - Powering: 48 V phantom power
    - Current Consumption:< 2 mA
    - Output Connector: Gold-plated 3-pin XLR-type
    - Finish: Metallic blue
    - Dimensions (inches): 0.9 x 6.3 in
    - Weight: 4.6 oz (130 g)
    - Included Accessories: Stand adapter

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of AKG products.

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