AKG P120 Perception High-Performance Condenser Microphone

Record vocals, voiceovers and instruments with clarity and detail. With a -20 dB pad switch, AKG's "secret weapon" condenser mic handles up to 150 dB SPL.

The AKG P120 is a 2/3-inch diaphragm true condenser microphone that offers solidly built quality, outstanding performance and excellent value. The low-mass diaphragm delivers a clear sound with accurate sonic detail for vocals, speech and instrument recording in project studios and for home recording.

Learn more about AKG's Project Studio Line series microphones:


- Rugged all-metal body and robust design withstands tough day-to-day use
- Switchable bass-cut filter eliminates rumble or footfall noise
- Switchable attenuation pad for high SPL applications up to 150 dB SPL
- Includes stand-mount adapter for standard 5/8" 27 thread mount, or European 3/8"-16 thread mount
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- Audio Frequency bandwidth: 20 to 20000 Hz
- Sensitivity: 24 mV/Pa
- Equivalent Noise Level: 19 dB-A
- Signal to Noise: 75 dB-A
- Preattenuation Pad: -20 dB
- Bass Cut Filter: 300 - 6 dB/octave Hz
- Electrical Impedance: <= 200 Ohms
- Recommended Load Impedance: >= 1000 Ohms
- Polar Patterns: Cardioid

Powering Interface:
- Voltage: 44 to 52 V
- Current: <= 3 mA

Audio Output:
- Type: Balanced XLR
- Gender: Male
- Contacts: 3-pin

- Dimensions: (L x D) 165 x 54 mm
- Net Weight: 455 g
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 10 x 8 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 3101H00400

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

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (2 ratings)
Submitted April 6, 2021 by Eric S in Niagara Falls, NY
"Professional-grade condenser mic"
Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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This is a pretty good all-rounder condenser mic. I find that it seems to give a fairly pleasant tone to most sources. It sounds very good on weaker voiced vocals. The built-in optional low cut and attenuator is also nice for this price point - I bought this microphone for only 79 dollars! It's not quite the cheapest condenser on the market but I'm very happy with the price spent versus what this mic can produce. If you're on a budget this is probably one of the better mic choices, without sacrificing too much on sound quality.
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