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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 AKG C 414 XLS condenser microphone offers 9 pickup patterns for you to choose the perfect setting for every application. For live-sound applications and permanent installations, all of the AKG C 414 mic's controls can be disabled easily for trouble-free use. A Peak Hold LED displays even shortest overload peaks.


It's predecessor, AKG's legendary C 414 needs no introduction-it is an audio 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. The AKG C 414 XLS microphone has been created to be just as popular.


The AKG C 414 XLS maintains the sonic character of the legendary AKG C 414 B-ULS, the longest-lived AKG C 414 model. Engineered for highest linearity and neutral sound, it has been one of the most universal and versatile large diaphragm microphone for decades. Widely used for accurate, beautifully detailed pickup of any acoustic instrument the new AKG C 414 XLS microphone combines proven reference quality, leading-edge technology, and state-of-the-art components.


The Features

Nine selectable pickup patterns enable to choose the perfect setting for every application

Lock Mode: all controls can be disabled easily for trouble-free usePeak Hold LED even detects shortest overload peaks

Incredible Dynamic Range of 152dB

Three switchable different bass cut filters and three pre-attenuation levels

Leading-edge technology and state-of-the-art components ensure shortest signal path andextra protection against moisture

Designed, engineered, and built in Vienna, Austria


The Specs

Polar pattern: omnidirectional, wide cardioid, cardioid, hypercardioid, figure eight, and 4 intermediate settings

Frequency range: 20 to 20, 000Hz

Sensitivity: 20 mV/Pa (-34dB V) ±0.5dB

Max. SPL: 200/400/800/1600 Pa = 140/146/152/158dB (0/-6/-12/-18dB) for 0.5% THD

Equivalent noise level: 6dB -A (0dB preattenuation) (IEC 60268-4)

Signal/noise ratio: 88dB

Preattenuation pad: 0dB, -6dB , -12dB , -18dB, switchable

Bass cut filter slope: 12dB /octave at 40Hz and 80Hz; 6dB /octave at 160HzImpedance: <=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: 50mm x 38mm x 160mm (2.0" x 1.5" x 6.3")

Net weight: 300g (10.6 oz.)

 

The Applications

Professional studio recording

Professional stage miking

Lead vocals & lead instruments

Classical music recording

Drum overhead miking

Ensemble recording

AKG C414 XLS Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone

$1,319.00Price
  • AKG C414 XLS
  • Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone
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