AKG P420 Perception High-Performance Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone

Record in omni, cardioid or figure-8 with AKG's versatile multi-pattern condenser! Perfect for middle/side setups, this mic is a serious steal for the price.

The AKG P420 is a multi-pattern large diaphragm true condenser microphone for demanding project studio recording applications. Offering high sensitivity and 155dB maximum SPL, the P420 delivers a warm, transparent sound quality perfectly suited for ensemble recording, grand piano, woodwind and brass instruments, as well as drums and percussion. With three selectable polar patterns: cardioid, omnidirectional or figure 8, it is an ideal tool for stereo miking techniques and ambient recording

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


- One-inch dual-diaphragm microphone with three selectable polar patterns for the perfect setting
- Low noise electronics and transformerless output for high dynamic range
- Switchable attenuation pad for high SPL applications up to 155 dB SPL
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- Audio Frequency: bandwidth 20 to 20000 Hz
- Sensitivity: 28 mV/Pa
- Equivalent Noise Level: 15 dB-A
- Signal to Noise: 79 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, Omnidirectional, Figure of eight

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: 4.14 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 9 x 9 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 3101H00430

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

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. (3 ratings)
Submitted July 29, 2015 by a customer from yahoo.com

"Mellow Sound"

Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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The mic has a warm sound when recording a string quartet. The musicians are very happy with the sound the mic produces. It is nice to have the choice of different pickup patterns.
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