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    AKG Perception 420, Large Diaphragm Multi-Pattern Studio Microphone

    Switchable -20 dB pre-attenuation pad and bass cut filter. Require 48v phantom power.

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    AKG Perception 420 Studio Condenser Microphone Product Description

    The AKG Perception 420 Studio Condenser Microphone features legendary AKG sound quality and a dual-element design that accommodates cardioid, omni, and figure-8 patterns. The Perception 420 includes a shock mount and a metal case, and is equipped with a -20dB pad switch and a bass cut filter switch that allows easy removal of wind noise and other unwanted low frequencies.

    The AKG Perception 420 Studio Condenser Microphone is an addition to the acclaimed Perception line of AKG microphones. If you have never had the chance to experience these mics, here's your chance. Perfect for countless applications, the Perception line is the secret weapon of thousands of studios worldwide.


    - Two back-to-back large-diaphragm capsules create a flexible multi-pattern microphone -cardioid, omni, figure-8
    - Switchable -20 dB preattenuation pad
    - Switchable bass cut filter minimizes noise and boominess
    - Spider-type Shock Mount and Metal Case included
    - Rugged chassis with gold-plated XLR-type output

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    AKG Perception 420 Technical Description

    - Capsule: Large-diaphragm Dual-capsule
    - Polar Patterns: Cardioid, omni, figure-eight
    - Frequency Range: 20 - 20,000 Hz
    - Sensitivity: 18 mA
    - Preattenuation Pad: 0 dB , -20 dB
    - Bass-cut Filter: 12 dB/octave at 300 Hz
    - 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 - mm: 53 x 160mm (W x L)
    - Dimensions - inches: 2.1 x 6.3 in (W x L)
    - Weight: 525 g (18.5 oz)
    - Included Accessories: Metal case, screw-on spider suspension

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of AKG products.

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