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AKG P420 - High-Performance Dual-Capsule True Condenser Microphone

AKG P420 - High-Performance Dual-Capsule True Condenser Microphone
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For project studios and stage.
NZ $513.00

Product Highlights:

  • One-inch dual-diaphragm microphone
  • Low-noise electronics and transformerless output
  • Switchable bass-cut filter
  • Switchable attenuation pad
  • Designed and engineered in Vienna, Austria
The Perception P420 is a multipattern large-diaphragm true condenser microphone for demanding professional studio recording applications. Offering high sensitivity and 155dB maximum SPL, the Perception 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-eight – it is an ideal tool for stereo miking techniques and ambient recording.

The Perception P420 chassis is made of precision-tooled zinc/aluminum alloy with a dent-resistant stainless steel grille. It comes complete with a spider-type shock mount in an aluminum carrying case.
Audio Frequency bandwidth 20 to 20000 Hz
Sensitivity 28 mV/Pa
Equivalent Noise Level 16 dB-A
Signal to Noise 78 dB-A
Preattunation Pad -20 dB
Bass Cut Filter 300 Hz
Electrical Impedance 200 Ohms
Recommended Load Impedance 1000 Ohms

Polar Patterns

Polar Pattern omnidirectional; cardioid; figure eight
Number 3

Powering Interface

Voltage 44 to 52 V
Current 2 mA

Audio Output

Type Balanced XLR
Gender Male
Contacts 3-pin


Height 165 mm
Diameter 53 mm
Net Weight 525 g

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