AKG P220 Perception High-Performance Condenser Microphone

Bring AKG quality to your project studio! Handling SPLs up to 155 dB, the P220 large-diaphragm condenser is ideal on vocals, acoustic guitar, brass and more.
The AKG P220 is a large-diaphragm true condenser microphone offering a warm and clear sound for lead vocals, acoustic guitar and brass instruments. A switchable bass-cut filter and attenuation pad make it perfectly suited for use on loud sound sources with sound pressure levels up to 155dB SPL. The rugged and roadworthy design also makes the P220 a perfect choice for on-stage applications.

The P220 represents the most popular and successful microphone within the actual Project Studio Line. It comes complete with a spider-type shock mount in an aluminum carrying case.

Features:

- 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 155 dB SPL
- Includes spider shock mount and metal carrying case
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General:
- Audio Frequency bandwidth: 20 to 20000 Hz
- Sensitivity: 20 mV/Pa
- Equivalent Noise Level: 16 dB-A
- Signal to Noise: 78 dB-A
- Preattenuation Pad: -20 dB
- Bass Cut Filter: 300 - 12 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: 530 g
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 4.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 9 x 8 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): AKG P220
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 818-920-3212
(2 ratings)
Submitted September 20, 2017 by Eric Arcieri in Hauppauge, NY
"Good Value "
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I personally ordered this mic because i saw microphone parts had an easy upgrade for it (the RK-87 capsule swap). But before i did the swap (about a week after purchase) the mic is pretty nice out of the box, comes with a hard case that isn't included with most microphones in this price range (even some more expensive options). Inside the case there is a really nice shock mount and the p220. The mic out of the box sounds fine just about as good as any other budget LDC, but with the RK-87 capsule swap its crazy, the mic sounds very similar sound to that of a vintage Neumann. If you have a small knowledge of electronics/soldering i highly recommend buying this mic and doing the capsule swap.
Musical Background:
Self taught bass/guitar player. Mainly use this for voice over personally.
Musical Style:
I record various styles, but mainly i record for voice over.
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