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Engineered excellence

for recording of lead vocals and solo instruments in studio and on stage

The C214 professional large-diaphragm condenser microphone has been designed as a cost-effective alternative to the high-end C414 family. Like the C414, the C214 offers a supreme one-inch capsule on an integrated suspension to reduce mechanical noise. A switchable 20dB attenuation pad allows recording of loud sources of up to 156dB SPL. A switchable bass-cut filter allows close-up recording with almost no proximity effect.

The C214 captures sound by combining one capsule of the legendary C414 dual-capsule system and the patented AKG Back-Plate Technology, resulting in an outstanding performance close to the famous C414 XLII.

Sonic character of the C414 XLII
for beautifully detailed recording of lead vocals and solo instruments

Outstanding dynamic range and ultralow noise
for close-up recording of high-output sources of up to 156dB SPL

Switchable 20dB attenuator and bass-cut filter
for close-up recording and reduction of proximity effect

Integrated suspension
to reduce mechanical noise and vibration from stage

Roadworthy design
all-metal die-cast body with shock- and scratch-resistant finish


Technical Specification

General
Audio frequency bandwidth 20 to 20000 Hz
Equivalent Noise Level 13 dB-A
Sensitivity 20 mV/Pa
Signal to Noise 81 dB-A
Preattenuation Pad -20 dB
Bass Cut Filter 160 Hz
Electrical Impedance 200 Ohms
Recommended Load Impedance 1000 Ohms
Polar Patterns
Cardioid
Powering Interface
Voltage 9 to 52 V
Current 2 mA
Audio Output
Type Balanced XLR
Gender Male
Contacts 3-pin
Design
Finish matte grayish blue
Dimensions / Weight
Width 56 mm
Height 160 mm
Net Weight 280 g

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