AKG C2000 Small-Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone

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This workhorse small-diaphragm condenser from AKG handles up to 150 dB SPL -- ideal for tracking brass and percussion as well as vocals in the home studio.

The AKG C2000 is a small-diaphragm condenser microphone for vocals, brass and percussion in the studio. Designed with AKG expertise and valuable customer input from all over the world, the C2000 contains the essence of six decades of microphone engineering.

Thanks to the patented capsule design, the C2000 impresses with a good transient response and a smooth low end. Moreover, its low-noise electronics ensure low distortion and a high dynamic range: a must-have for every project studio.


- Patented capsule design for sound quality close to that of large-diaphragm microphones
- Low-noise electronics ensure low distortion and a high dynamic range
- Cardioid polar pattern for a multiplicity of applications
- Internal windscreen protects from wind and breath-generated pops
- Switchable attenuation pad and low-cut filter enable high SPL and eliminate proximity effect

- Type: condenser pressure gradient microphone
- Polar pattern: cardioid
- Frequency range: 30 to 20,000 Hz
- Sensitivity: 20 mV/Pa
- Max. SPL: 200 / 630 Pa, 140 / 150 dB SPL for 0.5% THD (0/-10 dB)
- Equivalent noise level (IEC 60268-4): 30 dB
- Equivalent noise level (IEC 60268-4, A-weighted): 20 dB-A
- Signal/noise ratio (A-weighted): 74 dB
- Pre-attenuation pad: -10 dB, switchable
- Bass cut filter slope: 6 dB/octave below 500 Hz
- Impedance: <=200 ohms
- Recommended load impedance: >=1000 ohms
- Dynamic range: 120 dB (A-weighted)
- Environment: temperature: -10*C to +60*C - (14*F to 140*F)
- relative humidity: 90% (+20*C/68*F), 85% (+60*C/140*F)
- Power requirement: 9 to 52 V phantom power to IEC 61938
- Current consumption: <=2 mA
- Connector: 3-pin male XLR to IEC standard
- Dimensions: max. dia.: 53 mm (2.1 in.), length: 159 mm (6.3 in.)
- Net weight: 325 g (11.5 oz.)
- Patent(s): Electrode support for condenser transducer (Patent no. AT 392.182, DE 4.021.661); Electrostatic transducer (Patent no. AT 411.513, US 6,510,231)

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 818-920-3212