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A legend since 1971

the most versatile microphone for vocals and instruments in studio and on stage

The C414 XLS multipattern 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 XLS maintains the sonic character of the legendary C414 B-ULS, the most popular AKG C414 version since 1971. Engineered for highest linearity and neutral sound, it has been the most versatile large-diaphragm microphone for decades.

Justin Hurwitz, 2016 Academy Award winner for Best Score in A Motion Picture La La Land:

„My piano is mic'd with a pair of AKG 414 XLS. I'm blown away by their warmth and detail.“

Engineered for highest linearity and neutral sound
for beautifully detailed recording of vocals and any acoustic instrument

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 different switchable bass-cut filters
to reduce wind noise, subsonic noise 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
Figure of eight
Wide Cardioid
Powering Interface
Voltage 44 to 52 V
Current 4.5 mA
Audio Output
Type Balanced XLR
Gender Male
Contacts 3-pin
Finish dark gray/silver
Dimensions / Weight
Length 38 mm
Width 50 mm
Height 160 mm
Net Weight 300 g
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