AKG C414 XLS Condenser Microphone
AKG's legendary C 414 needs no introduction – it is a tool found in most recording studios and has been used on thousands of hit records. It's been on stage with artists of every musical genre and is also used by leading broadcast facilities the world over.
- Nine selectable pickup patterns enable to choose the perfect setting for every application
- Lock Mode: all controls can be disabled easily for trouble-free use
- Peak Hold LED even detects shortest overload peaks
- Incredible Dynamic Range of 152 dB
- Three switchable different bass cut filters and three pre-attenuation levels
- Leading-edge technology and state-of-the-art components ensure shortest signal path and extra protection against moisture
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For over 60 years, leading musicians and engineers have used legendary AKG microphones to capture their sound so their audience hears every nuance. The C 414 family has been one of the world's most widely-used and respected studio and stage microphones in audio history. AKG has continually set new benchmarks for useful features, improved technical specifications and ease of use to answer requests from ever-demanding recording studios, broadcast stations and audio engineers.
The C 414 XLS maintains the sonic character of the legendary C 414 B-ULS, the longest-lived C 414 model. Engineered for highest linearity and neutral sound, it is the most universal and versatile large diaphragm microphone for decades. Widely used for accurate, beautifully detailed pickup of any acoustic instrument the new C 414 XLS combines proven reference quality, leading-edge technology and state-of-the-art components.
The C 414 XLS comes complete with carrying case, pop filter, windscreen, and spider-type shock mount.
AKG C 414 XLS Specifications
Polar pattern: omnidirectional, wide cardioid, cardioid, hypercardioid, figure eight and 4 intermediate settings
Frequency range: 20 to 20, 000 Hz
Sensitivity: 20 mV/Pa (-34 dBV) ± 0.5 dB
Max. SPL: 200/400/800/1600 Pa = 140/146/152/158 dB (0/-6/-12/-18 dB) for 0.5% THD
Equivalent noise level: 6 dB-A (0 dB preattenuation) (IEC 60268-4)
Signal/noise ratio: 88 dB
Preattenuation pad: 0 dB, -6 dB, -12 dB, -18 dB, switchable
Bass cut filter slope: 12 dB/octave at 40 Hz and 80 Hz. 6 dB/octave at 160 Hz
Impedance: <=200 ohms
Recommended load impedance: >= 2,200 ohms
Supply voltage: 48 V phantom power to DIN/IEC
Powering: approximately 4 mA
Connector: 3-pin XLR to IEC
Dimensions: 50 x 38 x 160 mm (2.0 x 1.5 x 6.3 in.)
Net weight: 300 g (10.6 oz.)