AKG C 414 XL II/ST Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone (Matched Pair)
Product #25885
SKU 3059Z00240
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AKG C 414 XL II/ST Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone (Matched Pair)

Product #25885 | SKU 3059Z00240
Usually ships in 2 - 3 working days

Product Features
  • Cardioid, Omnidirectional & Figure-8
  • Dual 1-Inch Capsule
  • Switchable 6, 12, & 18 dB Pads
  • Three Switchable Bass-Cut Filters
  • HF Boost at 3 kHz for Distance Miking
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The matched pair of C414 XLII ST Multi-Pattern Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphones from AKG is a staple within the audio industry. Equipped with nine selectable polar patterns, three attenuation levels and three switchable bass-cut filters, the C414 XLII remains one of the most versatile condenser microphones for recording vocals, drums, and acoustic & amplified instruments in the studio or on stage.

This microphone closely approximates the sound of the legendary AKG C12. A slight high-frequency rise at 3 kHz and above helps compensate for the natural loss of high frequencies that occurs at a distance, making the C414 XLII an excellent choice for miking vocals & instruments that are positioned far way. The 1" edge-terminated dual-diaphragm transducer combined with the low-noise electronic circuitry provide a wide dynamic range of 134 dB and can handle SPL up to 158 dB, for a neutral and detailed sound.

Features include a peak-hold LED to alert you if overload peaks occur, and a Lock Mode so the microphone settings cannot be changed unintentionally. The elastic capsule suspension minimises structurally-transmitted noise from chassis vibration. The rugged all-metal body ensures efficient rejection of RF interference and makes this microphone well suited to withstand the rigours of studio and stage handling.

Every factory-matched pair of C414 XLII is created from microphones selected by AKG's computer-aided matching method and provides the highest possible correlation over the microphones' entire frequency range, as well as virtually identical sensitivity for natural three-dimensional stereo recordings. Built and designed in Austria, the set comes with a metal carrying case, two spider-type shockmounts, two stand adapters, two foam windscreens, and a stereo bar.

Key Features

  • Dual 1” edge-terminated transducer
  • Nine polar patterns: omnidirectional, cardioid, hypercardioid, figure-8
  • 134 dB dynamic range (up to 158 dB SPL)
  • High-frequency boost at 3 kHZ for distance miking
  • Lock Mode for live operation – all controls can be conveniently disabled
  • Peak-hold LED displays overload peaks
  • All-metal body rejects electrostatic and electromagnetic interference
  • Three switchable bass-cut filters to reduce wind noise and proximity effect (40, 80, & 160 Hz)
  • Three attenuation levels for close-up recording and high-output sources (-6,-12,-18 dB)
  • Elastic capsule suspension minimises structurally-transmitted noise from chassis vibration
  • Designed and manufactured in Austria
Analogue Performance
Polar Pattern Cardioid, Figure-8, Hypercardioid, Omnidirectional, Wide-Angle Cardioid
Pattern Selection Switched
Frequency Range 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Signal to Noise Ratio 88 dB A-Weighted
Equivalent Noise Level 6 dB A-Weighted
Maximum SPL 140 dB SPL
Pad -6 dB
-12 dB
-18 dB
Impedance 200 Ohms
Load Impedance 2200 Ohms
Sensitivity 23 mV/Pa
Low-Cut Filter @ 40 Hz
@ 80 Hz
@ 160 Hz
Dynamic Range 134 dB A-Weighted
General
Output Connectors 1 x 3-Pin XLR
Operating Current Consumption 4.5 mA
Operating Voltage 48 V
Operating Temperature -10.00 to 60.00°C
Length 160 mm
Weight 300 g

In The Box

  • AKG C 414 XL II/ST Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone (Matched Pair)
  • 2 x H 85 Universal Shock Mount
  • 2 x SA 60 Mic Stand Adapter
  • 2 x W414X Microphone Windscreen for C414B-XLS and C414B-XL II
  • H50 Stereo Bar for Two Microphones
  • Metal Carrying Case

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In The Box

  • AKG C 414 XL II/ST Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone (Matched Pair)
  • 2 x H 85 Universal Shock Mount
  • 2 x SA 60 Mic Stand Adapter
  • 2 x W414X Microphone Windscreen for C414B-XLS and C414B-XL II
  • H50 Stereo Bar for Two Microphones
  • Metal Carrying Case

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Product:
AKG C 414 XL II/ST Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone (Matched Pair)
Manufacturer:
AKG
Model:
C414XLII-ST
SKU:
3059Z00240
RM Product #:
25885
Cable Connector:
XLR Male