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AKG Perception 170 Condenser Microphone inc Free 6m XLR

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The AKG Perception 170 true Condenser Cardioid Microphone is an Incredibly priced small-diaphragm condenser microphone with high SPL capability. Free 6m XLR Cable
The AKG Perception 170 True Condenser Cardioid Microphone. Incredibly priced small-diaphragm condenser microphone with high SPL capability. 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 170s 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 1/2-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.


  • Professional small-diaphragm, true condenser cardioid microphone
  • An excellent choice for a variety of recording and live sound applications: Drums, Live sound, Percussions, Studio applications, Acoustic instruments, Ensemble recording, A/B and X/Y stereo miking
  • Switchable 20 dB preattenuation pad
  • Heavy-duty, roadworthy, all-metal construction
  • AKG sound quality
  • Designed and engineered by AKG in Vienna, Austria
  • Type: 0.5 inch diaphragm, externally polarized condenser
  • Polar pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency range: 20 to 20,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity: 12 mV/Pa (-38 dBV)
  • Max. SPL: 135 / 155 dB SPL (0 / -20 dB) for 0.5% THD
  • Equivalent noise level: Signal/noise ratio (A-weighted): 73 dB (re 1 Pa)
  • Preattenuation pad: 0 dB, -20 dB
  • Impedance: Recommended load impedance: >=1000 ohms
  • Current consumption: Power requirement: 48 V phantom power to DIN/IEC
  • Connector: 3-pin XLR-type (pin #2 hot)
  • Finish: Metallic blue
  • Dimensions: 22 dia. X 160 mm/0.9 x 6.3 in.
  • Net weight: 130 g (4.6 oz.)
  • Shipping weight: 455 g (16 oz.)
  • Manufacturer AKG
    Intended Use Instrument
    Polar Pattern Cardioid
    Microphone Type Condenser