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AKG C451 B - Reference Small-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

AKG C451 B - Reference Small-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
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For drums, percussion, acoustic guitar and strings.
NZ $678.00

Product Highlights:

  • Sound of the legendary C451 EB + CK1 capsule from 1969
  • Established tour sound standard since the 1980s
  • Impressive sound pressure level capability of 155dB SPL
  • Highly effective high-pass filter with 12dB/octave
  • Transformerless preamp and surface mount technology
The C451 B is a small-diaphragm condenser microphone with the identical acoustical behavior of its predecessor, the legendary C451 EB + CK1 capsule, which was a bestseller right from the start in 1969.

With its airy sound, high overload limit and improved engineering details, the C451 B continues the success story of this legend. The roadworthy design around the handcrafted capsule and the low-noise preamp electronics ensure impressive results even under very harsh conditions.
Audio Frequency bandwidth 20 to 20000 Hz
Sensitivity 9 mV/Pa
Equivalent Noise Level 18 dB-A
Signal to Noise 76 dB-A
Preattunation Pad -10; -20 dB
Bass Cut Filter 75; 150 Hz
Electrical Impedance 200 Ohms
Recommended Load Impedance 1000 Ohms

Powering Interface

Voltage 9 to 52 V
Current 2 mA

Audio Output

Type Balanced XLR
Gender Male
Contacts 3-pin


Height 160 mm
Diameter 19 mm
Net Weight 125 g

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