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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...Read More

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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
SPECIFICATIONS

Perception 170 Condenser Microphone

  • 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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