AKG Perception 820 Tube Condenser Microphone  (as new)

AKG Perception 820 Tube Condenser Microphone (as new)

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AKG's industry-leading Perception Series of condenser microphones are recognised for their outstanding quality and versatile capabilities at an affordable price. The Perception 820 Tube raises the bar in its class - It shows real tube sound, the highest dynamic range, the most comprehensive features and comes complete with useful accessories at an unbeatable price.


  • AKG Perception 820 Tube Condenser Microphone (as new)

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    AKG's industry–leading Perception Series of condenser microphones are recognised for their outstanding quality and versatile capabilities at an affordable price. The Perception 820 Tube raises the bar in its class – It shows real tube sound, the highest dynamic range, the most comprehensive features and comes complete with useful accessories at an unbeatable price.

    Main Features

    • Two back-to-back one-inch large diaphragms featuring True Condenser Technology
    • An ECC 83 dual-triode tube circuitry emphasises even-order harmonics for rich, smooth and three-dimensional sound
    • The elegant remote control unit allows selection of 9 different pickup patterns from omnidirectional to cardioid to figure 8
    • The switchable bass cut filter (80 Hz, 12 dB/oct) reduces unwanted rumble or footfall noise
    • A 20 dB attenuation pad enables for high SPL applications up to 155 dB
    • Brush-finished, anodised Aluminium front plate and all-metal housing for maximum shielding
    • A ground lift switch prevents unwanted hum if necessary
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    In contrast to many other affordable tube microphones, the Perception 820 Tube delivers real tube sound quality thanks to the dual one-inch large diaphragm capsule and the sophisticated ECC 83 dual-triode circuitry.
    The elegant remote control unit allows selection of 9 different pickup patterns and controls the switchable bass-cut filter and the attenuation pad. Moreover, a ground lift switch prevents unwanted hum if necessary.
    It comes complete with a spider-type shock mount and a metal carrying case.

    AKG Perception 820 Tube Specifications
    Type: 1-inch dual-diaphragm, true condenser pressuregradient
    Polar pattern: Omnidirectional, cardioid, figure eight plus six intermediate patterns
    Frequency range: 20 to 20,000 Hz
    Max. SPL: 135/155 dB SPL (0/-20 dB) for 0.5% THD
    Preattenuation pad: -20 dB (switchable on Remote Control Unit)
    Bass cut filter slope: 12 dB/Octave, 80 Hz (switchable on Remote Control Unit)
    Connector: Dedicated 7-pin male XLR
    Dimensions: 53 dia. x 212 mm high / 2 x 8.3 inches
    Net weight: 870 g / 1.9 lbs.
    Remote Control Unit
    Audio/control input: dedicated 7-pin female XLR connector
    Audio output: standard 3-pin male XLR connector,balanced, pin 2 hot
    Polar pattern selector: 9-position detented rotary switch
    Bass cut filter switch: 2-position toggle switch
    Preattenuation switch: 2-position toggle switch
    Frequency curve and polar pattern

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    Brand Akg
    Condition Opened
    Specifications
    Type: 1-inch dual-diaphragm, true condenser pressuregradient
    Polar pattern: Omnidirectional, cardioid, figure eight plus six intermediate patterns
    Frequency range: 20 to 20,000 Hz
    Max. SPL: 135/155 dB SPL (0/-20 dB) for 0.5% THD
    Preattenuation pad: -20 dB (switchable on Remote Control Unit)
    Bass cut filter slope: 12 dB/Octave, 80 Hz (switchable on Remote Control Unit)
    Connector: Dedicated 7-pin male XLR
    Dimensions: 53 dia. x 212 mm high / 2 x 8.3 inches
    Net weight: 870 g / 1.9 lbs.

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