AKG C414 XLII/ST Condenser Microphone Stereo Pair

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Estimated delivery: 2nd - 4th October

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Estimated delivery: 2nd - 4th October

2 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

2 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

Once the product is delivered, you have 30 days to decide that you definitely want to keep it. If you decide it is not suitable for any reason, you can return it back to us for replacement or full refund, including standard delivery charges.

All Products are new unless stated, and include a minimum of 2 years warranty.

Some items are only eligible for money back guarantee if they are returned to us unused and sealed in the original packaging, and in the case of software, unregistered. These items include:

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  • Mouth / Lip Care Products

We are unable to accept returns of any custom made items designed to work together as a unique package, such as computer system built to a customer’s personal specifications. Exceptions may only be possible with prior agreement of the vendor, and may be subject to a cancellation fee.

  • Matched Pair of C414-XLII Condenser Mics
  • 2 x Elastic Spider Suspensions
  • 2 x Windscreens
  • Stereo Mounting Bar
  • Perfect for Stereo Recording of Acoustic Instruments

AKG C414 XLII/ST Condenser Microphone Stereo Pair

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The AKG C414-XLII/ST Condenser Microphone Stereo Pair is the ideal solution for capturing studio-grade stereo recordings. The microphones offer a choice of nine polar patterns for perfect sonic capture, and ideal for a wide range of sound sources. The C414-XLII's boasts nine polar patterns in total, making the microphone set ideal for everything from vocal recordings to capturing drum overheads. The wide frequency range and premium-grade components result in exceptional audio fidelity, capturing every nuance of your source audio, with maximum clarity and tonal accuracy. The bundle comes complete with an aluminium carrying case with two windscreens, two elastic spider suspensions and a stereo mounting bar for optimal flexibility.

Product Ref: 38253

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AKG Factory-Matched Microphones

AKG known that realistic stereo recordings require microphones with outstanding performance and excellent quality. It also requires consistency and accurate localization from the microphones, therefore every factory-matched pair of C414-XLII’s come from thousands of individual microphones that are then selected by AKG's sophisticated computer-aided matching method. This results in the highest possible correlation over the whole frequency range and virtually identical sensitivity - providing you with incredible, stunning, three-dimensional recordings.

Studio-Grade Audio Fidelity

The AKG C414 XLII not only looks good but provides you with various premium-grade components and a wide frequency range. The extended frequency response ensures you capture every nuance from your source audio, whether it be for vocal recordings to drum overheads, the C414 XLII delivers maximum sonic accuracy and clarity. It captures the sonic characteristics of the renowned AKG C12, providing exceptional audio fidelity, ideal for both lead vocals and solo instruments. The high SPL of 158dB ensures you can record even the loudest sources without the fear of distortion creeping in.

Nine Selectable Polar Patterns

The AKG C414-XLS features nine different selectable polar patterns, perfect for every recording application possible. The nine polar patterns range from the standard cardioid pattern to omnidirectional, figure of eight and Wide cardioid, allowing you to set the pattern to suit the sound you require. It also features three attenuation levels for further control, allowing close-up recording or high-output sources ranging up to 158dB SPL.

Vintage Design With Bass-Cut & Attenuation Switches

One of the most unique design aspects of the C414 XLII is the vintage-style aesthetic, capturing the essence of classic studio microphone with the gold grille and retro design. The microphone also boasts three attenuation levels for close-up recording and catering to high-level sources. Also included are three switchable bass-cut filters, helping to reduce wind noise, stage vibration or the proximity effect when recording studio vocals. The microphone also includes an overload warning with audio peak hold LED, providing a visual indication that detects even the shortest audio peaks.

What's Included

  • 2 x AKG C414-XLII condenser microphones
  • 2 x elastic spider suspensions
  • 2 x windscreens
  • Stereo mounting bar
  • Aluminium carrying case
  • Measurement documents

Features

  • Computer-matched stereo pair of large-diaphragm condenser microphones
  • Ideal for stereo recording applications
  • Engineered for highest linearity and neutral sound
  • Nine selectable polar patterns
  • Three attenuation levels (-6,-12,-18dB)
  • Three different switchable bass-cut filters
  • Overload warning with audio peak hold LED
  • Ideal for live & studio applications

Specifications

  • Microphone Type: 1" Large-Diaphragm Pressure Gradient Microphone
  • Polar Patterns: Nine, Selectable
  • Open-Circuit Sensitivity: 23mV/Pa (-33dBV +/-0.5dB)
  • Frequency Range: 20 - 20,000Hz
  • Impedance: Recommended Load Impedance: >2200 Ohms
  • Bass Cut Filter Slopes: 12dB/Octave at 40Hz and 80Hz; 6dB/Octave at 160Hz
  • Preattenuation Pads: -6dB, -12dB, -18dB (Selectable)
  • Equivalent Noise Level: 20dB (0dB Preattenuation, Unweighted), 6dBA (0dB Preattenuation, A-Weighted)
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 88dB, A-Weighted
  • Dynamic Range: 134dB Min
  • Max Output Level: 5V RMS (+14dBV)
  • Powering: 48V Phantom Power to IEC 61938
  • Current Consumption: Approx 4.5mA
  • Connector: 3-Pin XLR (Pin 2 Hot)