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AKG C 414 XL II Condenser Microphone

Code: 72454    Manufacturer Part No: AKG0086   
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C 414 XL II Condenser Microphone description:

The AKG C 414 XL II is built around the first and famous C 414 B-TL II, the C414 XL II boasts cutting-edge technology, state-of-the-art components, as well as years of AKG heritage and excellence. The C414 XL II was designed to be a multi purpose recording microphone, meeting the demands of vocal artists and recording musicians.

The C414 XL II from AKG features nine selectable pickup patterns, three switchable different bass cut filters, three pre-attenuation levels, Lock mode and Peak hold LED diplay. The design of the C414 XLII allows it to be used for close miking and distant. The capsule fitted in the C414XL 2 has been given a slight boost in presence for even more clarity and unique sonic signature.

The main features of the C414 XL II include:

  • AKG C 414 - A legend since 1971
  • Nine selectable pickup patterns enables to choose the perfect setting for every application
  • Lock Mode: all controls can be disabled easily for trouble-free use
  • Peak Hold LED even detects shortest overload peaks
  • Incredible Dynamic Range of 152 dB
  • Three switchable different bass cut filters and three pre-attenuation levels
  • Leading-edge technology and state-of-the-art components ensure shortest signal path and extra protection against moisture
  • Applications: Lead vocals, Lead instruments, Choir miking, Drum overhead miking, Classic music recording
  • Designed in Vienna, Austria
  • Polar pattern: Omnidirectional, wide cardioid, cardioid, hypercardioid, figure eight and 4 intermediate settings
  • Frequency range: 20 to 20,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity: 20 mV/Pa (-34 dBV) ± 0.5 dB
  • Max. SPL: 200/400/800/1600 Pa = 140/146/152/158 dB (0/-6/-12/-18 dB) for 0.5% THD
  • Signal/noise ratio (A-weighted): 88 dB
  • Preattenuation pad: 0 dB, -6 dB, -12 dB, -18 dB, switchable
  • Bass cut filter slope: 12 dB/octave at 40 Hz and 80 Hz; 6 dB/octave at 160 Hz
  • Impedance: <=200 ohms
  • Recommended load impedance: >= 2,200 ohms
  • Supply voltage: 48 V phantom power to DIN/IEC
  • Powering: approximately 4 mA
  • Connector: 3-pin XLR to IEC
  • Finish: dark grey/gold
  • Dimensions: 50 x 38 x 160 mm (2.0 x 1.5 x 6.3 in.)
  • Net weight: 300 g (10.6 oz.)

MPN: AKG0086

Manufacturer: AKG

This page first created on: 08/03/2010

Customer Reviews

Expertise/Experience: Pro engineerproducer
Music Style: Poprock
Aston Village GB

I've wanted to have this mic in my collection for awhile. After plugging it in and doing some recordings you will soon understand why it's a legend of a mic. This microphone is a keeper! Very happy! The clarity, extremely clean, crisp audio...if you want to up your game then choose this.

This customer purchased the product in December 2016