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AKG C414 XL II 9-Pattern Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

AKG C 414 XL II 9-Pattern Condenser Microphone

Get that classic AKG C 414 sound with this legendary condenser, updated with 9 polar patterns and a hi-mids boost that adds "air" to vocals and instruments.

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Submitted July 25, 2012 by Gabriel R in Baytown, TX
"AKG C414 XL2"
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Killer mic!! Period.
Sound
I love options and this mic has 'em!! I record flamenco guitar and an occassional percussive instrument. I will definitely be getting another one in the near future. This mic is also great for mid/side recordings!!
Features
The multiple patterns are worth having as options. Its like have a couple of mics in one!
Ease of Use
This microphone and a nice preamp can get you an awesome sound! I use a FMR RNP preamp with this mic and a SM 81 for stereo or m/s recordings.
Quality
Seems like a sturdy mic as far as quality, since I dont plan on banging it against something anytime soon, but it seems like it can hold its ground.
Value
Definitely worth it! Will be getting another one soon!
Manufacturer Support
Havent had to use 'em.
The Wow Factor
Wow factor-the way it captures my sound, enough said! Just get one..
Musical Background:
Guitar-15yrs
Musical Style:
Flamenco, bossa-nova, latin jazz
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Submitted April 15, 2010
"make gold records."
Sound
whoever rated this mic only 1 must be totally deaf or they don't know what they are doing. this mic is made for room acoustics.
Musical Background:
active musician
Musical Style:
rock
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