AKG C 214 (Lg Diaphragm Condenser Mic)
The AKG C 214 is the younger brother of AKG's legendary C 414 condenser - the mic you've heard on thousands of hit records, on stage with countless artists, and on air from leading broadcast facilities all over the world. The affordable C 214 actually uses the same one-inch dual-capsule as the C 414 in a single- diaphgram, cardioid-only design. The result? Highly-detailed, up-front sound on both voices and instruments with an overall performance close to that of the famous C 414 B-XLS. Now you can get that epic AKG sound on any budget with the new C 214!AKG C 214 at a Glance: Incredible Dynamic RangeUse it on a Variety of SourcesQuality AKG ConstructionIncre dible Dynamic RangeThe AKG C 214 delivers AKG's classic large-diaphragm sound - and it's also capable of an impressive 143dB dynamic range for uncompressed, natural transients.Use it on a Variety of SourcesIf you want a premium vocal mic, you've found it with the AKG C 214. And, while it's well worth the investment for that quality alone, you'll find that the C 214 performs just as well on a variety instruments. Thanks to its switchable 20dB attenuation pad and low cut filter, the C 214 can be used in sound fields as high as 156dB SPL - you can use it on stage for close miking loud applications such as drum overheads, guitar amps, or high-output brass. Whatever your needs, the C 214 is an excellent mic to have on your side.Quality AKG ConstructionBuilt in Vienna, Austria, AKG mics are engineered from the ground up to truly perform. The C 214 features an integrated capsule suspension that reduces mechanical noise and resonances for even greater sonic accuracy. Plus, the double mesh, all-metal grille protects the capsule and ensures high RF immunity without affecting the mic's acoustical performance. This is one roadworthy mic, too - the C 214 features a modern scratch- resistant finish, dent-resistant metal grille, and gold-plated XLR output.AKG C 214 Features: Capsule: One Inch Large Diaphragm Condenser Sensitivity: 20 mV/Pa (-34 dBV) Frequency Range: 20 to 20,000 Hz Equivalent noise level: 13 dB-A (IEC 60268-4) Polar Pattern: Cardioid Max. SPL: 136 / 156 dB SPL (0 / 20 dB Pad) Dynamic range: 123 / 143 dB-A (0 / 20 dB Pad) Low Cut Filter: 160 Hz, 6 dB/Octave, switchable Attenuation Pad: 20 dB, switchable Phantom Power: 12 to 52 V (IEC 61938) Patents: AT 395.225, DE 4.103.784, JP 2.815.488 Dimensions: 160 x 55 mm (6.3 x 2.2 in.) Net / Shipping Weight: 280 / 1450 g (0.62 / 3.22 lbs) Included Accessories: H 85 Shock Mount, W 214 Windscreen, Metal Carrying Case The affordable AKG C 214 delivers that premium AKG sound!