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AKG Perception 100 Studio Condenser Microphone

1 in., large-diaphragm. True-condenser capsule. Rugged metal housing. (38) Read 9 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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AKG Perception 100 Studio Condenser Mic

The Perception 100 is a large-diaphragm true condenser microphone offering solid build quality, good performance and excellent value. It delivers a classic warm, transparent sound that conforms to the stringent standards defined for AKG recording products. The Perception 100's design is based on AKG's long-standing nearly 6 decades of experience and from input provided by sound engineers around the world that use AKG studio microphones every day. This general-purpose true 1 in. large-diaphragm microphone brings AKG studio quality to all areas of recording, specifically project studios and live sound applications.

Features:
Professional general-purpose microphone

1 in., large-diaphragm true-condenser capsule

Cardioid polar pattern

Rugged metal housing

Comes with metal stand adapter

zZounds is an authorized dealer of AKG products.
Type: 1-inch large-diaphragm, true condenser pressure-gradient microphone

Polar Pattern: Cardiod

Frequency Range: 20 to 20,000 Hz

Sensitivity: 18 mV/Pa (-35 dBV)

Max. SPL: 135 dB (for k=0.5 %)

Equivalent Noise Level (CCIR 468-2): 26 dB
Equivalent Noise Level: 16 db-A (to IEC 60268-4)

Signal/Noise Ratio (A-weighted): 78 dB (re 1 Pa)

Impedance:
Recommended Load Impedance: >/=1000 ohms

Supply Voltage: 48 V +/-4 V phantom power to DIN 45 596 / 268-15IEC

Current Consumption:
Environment: Temperature: -10 degreesC to +60 degrees C, R.H.: 80% (+25 degrees C)

Connector: 3-pin XLR (pin 2 hot)

Dimensions: 53 dia. x 160 mm high / 2 x 6.3 in.

Net Weight: 525 g / 1.2 lbs.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 818-920-3212
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4.5 out of 5 (38 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
"in a world of ripoffs, a breath of fresh air"
Sound: sounds better than mics that are considerably out of this price range Feature: runs on phantom power which is perfect for me Ease of Use: its a mic! Quality: seems very sturdy although i havent tried to get my elephant to stand on it yet Value: there is no other comparison. genuine german capsule....assembled in china but any other one has a chinese capsule which are so inconsistant you take a big risk in buying one Manufacturer Support: not needed yet after about a year The Wow Factor: i prefer brunettes Overall: great mic, extra extra great price. i have a home studio and i will use this mic until it bio-degrades. in case you wonder i AM extremely picky about my sound and explore many genres with music. this mic has never let me down when i take the time to optimize the situation in which i use it. seriously if i wanted a true, relevant upgrade i would have to spend over 500 more to hear a difference.
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "The inexpensive condenser that roars."
Sound: I have only used this mic for vocals,and It produces a very smooth warm transparent sound.It Is far and away the best so called cheap Chinese condenser mic that I have auditioned,and I have auditioned several... possibly because of the fact that actual AKG diaphragms are used instead of Chinese ones. Feature: Bare bones,but built like a tank. Ease of Use: Plug and play. Quality: Very sturdy construction and fit and finish are excellent. Value: Excellent value for the price. Manufacturer Support: I have not had to deal with support. The Wow Factor: A sturdy no nonsence mic. Overall: I believe that once the word gets out on these,AKG will corner the market on 100 buck large condensers.In my opinion they rival much more expensive mics.
Style of Music: Folk,Country,Blues
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