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The classic C12 sound

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

The C414 XLII multi-pattern condenser microphone offers a choice of nine polar patterns for the perfect sonic capture for every application. A peak hold LED displays even the shortest overload peaks. For live-sound applications and permanent installations, all controls can easily be disabled for trouble-free use.

The C414 XLII version differs from the C414 XLS version in one major respect – the capsule. The C414 XLII's slight presence boost and impressive spatial reproduction are both similar to the legendary AKG C12 microphone from 1953.

Aquiles Priester about AKG microphones:
Aquiles Priester

„I've been working with AKG microphones for over 10 years. All my records and DVDs (award-winning) have the signature of the AKG sound. The definition of the depth of my drums, the weight of my bass drum, the brilliance of my snare drum, and the crystal-clear sound of my cymbals, are directly connected to the choice of my microphones. Regardless of the musical style, the sound of the drums is what really matters, and my sound is AKG.“

Sonic character of the famous AKG C12
delivers astounding sound quality for lead vocals and solo instruments

Nine selectable polar patterns
for the perfect setting for every application

Three attenuation levels (-6,-12,-18dB)
for close-up recording or high-output sources of up to 158dB SPL

Three switchable different bass-cut filters
to reduce wind noise, stage vibration or proximity effect

Overload warning with audio peak hold LED
to detect shortest audio peaks

Technical Specification

Audio frequency bandwidth 20 to 20000 Hz
Equivalent noise level 6 dB-A
Sensitivity 23 mV/Pa
Signal to Noise 88 dB-A
Preattenuation Pad -6
-18 dB
Bass cut filter 160
40 Hz
Electrical impedance 200 Ohms
Recommended load impedance 2200 Ohms
Polar Patterns
Wide Cardioid
Figure of eight
Powering Interface
Voltage 44 to 52 V
Current 4.5 mA
Audio Output
Type Balanced XLR
Gender Male
Contacts 3-pin
Finish dark gray/gold
Dimensions / Weight
Length 38 mm
Width 50 mm
Height 160 mm
Net Weight 300 g
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