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AKG Perception 170 Condenser Microphone

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The Perception 170 is a 1/2" small-diaphragm instrument microphone. It delivers incredibly precise sound with beautifully-detailed transients. It fea...Click To Read More About This Product

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Home studio price, pro studio performance.

The Perception 170 is a 1/2" small-diaphragm instrument microphone. It delivers incredibly precise sound with beautifully-detailed transients. It features AKG's new design and logo style, true condenser capsule technology, 20 dB preattenuation pad, and a cardioid pickup which minimizes off-axis sound. The diaphragm is housed in a rugged die-cast chassis.

In 2005, AKG launched the Perception microphone models 100 and 200 and it marked the beginning of a big success story. With Perception, AKG created a new series of microphones with legendary AKG sound and quality at an outstanding price/performance level. AKG's Perception Microphones are among the best in wired condenser microphones in their price point.

Requires phantom power.

FEATURES
1/2" small-diaphragm instrument mic 
Microphone delivers incredibly precise sound with beautifully-detailed transients
20 dB preattenuation pad allows use in sound fields as high as 155dB
Cardioid pickup minimizes off-axis sound
AKG's New Design and logo style
True Condenser capsule technology
Rugged die-cast chassis
Gold-plated 3-pin XLR-type outputs
Outstanding POP Packaging Design
SPECIFICATIONS
Capsule: 0.5-inch true condenser 
Polar pattern: Cardioid
Frequency range: 20 - 20,000 Hz
Sensitivity: 12 mV/Pa
Preattenuation pad: 0 dB , -20 dB
Max. SPL for 0.5% THD: 135 dB / 155 dB (0 / -20 dB)
Impedance: <200 ohms
Recommended load impedance: >1,000 ohms
Powering: 48 V phantom power
Current consumption: < 2 mA
Output connector: Gold-plated 3-pin XLR-type
Finish: Metallic blue
Dimensions: .9" x 6.3" (22 x 160mm)
Net/shipping weight: 130g (4.6 oz) / 455 g (16 oz)
Standard accessories Stand adapter
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