AKG Lyra
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Ultra-HD Quality Audio

High resolution 24-bit/192kHz converters

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Adaptive Capsule Array

Four-capsule mic array provides four user-friendly capture modes

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Easy Set Up with Phone, Tablet, PC/Mac

Intuitive, plug-and-play setup and operation with support for Mac® and PC, plus iOS® and Android™ tablets and phones


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Headphone Output and Mix Controls

Zero latency monitoring while tracking with full control over output volume, mic gain and mute

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Versatile Mounting Options

Use with the integrated desktop mic stand or mount to a standard or boom mic stand

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Modern Design With Vintage Appeal

Camera-ready styling for on-screen appeal

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Complete Production Solution

Includes Ableton Live 10 Lite audio production software

Specs & Downloads

Item# C44-USB


The Center of Your Creative Universe

Whether you’re podcasting, making YouTube videos, live streaming, or recording your next hit, easily do it all and sound like a pro with the AKG Lyra Ultra HD, multimode USB microphone. For more than 70 years, the world’s greatest recordings and performances have been captured through AKG microphones; now it’s your turn. Simply plug Lyra into your PC, Mac, phone or tablet and you’re ready to go. System requirements: Windows 8 or higher, Mac OS 10.7 or higher, Android 9 or higher, iOS 10 or higher. iOS support may require Apple Camera Connection Kit, Android support may require OTG adapter cable, available separately. 24-bit/192kHz maximum audio performance is dependent on host device and software capabilities.

General Specifications

Transfer Protocol
USB 2.0
4 proprietary, permanently polarized back plate, condenser capsules
Capture Modes
Selectable; Front, Front & Back, Tight Stereo and Wide Stereo
Frequency Response
20Hz – 20kHz
Bit Depth / Sample Rate
24-bit / 192 kHz
Maximum SPL
129 dB SPL (0.5% THD)
Power Requirement/Consumption
5V USB / 75 mA
Headphone Impedance
16 ohms
Headphone Power Output (RMS)
43 mW
Headphone THD
Headphone Frequency Response
20 Hz – 22kHz
Headphone S/N Ratio
98.0 dB


247.5 mm (9.72 in.)
107.90 mm (4.23 in.)
152.50 mm (6 in.)

What's in The Box?

  • 1 x Lyra Microphone
  • 1 x 2m (6.6ft) USB cable (USB type-C to USB type-A)
  • 1 x Registration card for Ableton Live 10 Lite
  • 1 x Quick start guide, warranty, safety/regulatory sheet
What's in The Box?

Documents & Downloads

What the Pro’s are Saying



“The perfect mic for podcasters and musicians. The sound captured by the Lyra is pure AKG magic.”

iCreate Magazine:

iCreate Magazine:

"EDITOR’S CHOICE: Lyra is a must for anyone who records. 5-Stars”

Performer Magazine:

Performer Magazine:

“AKG really knocked it out of the park… This really is the perfect mic for anyone who’s looking for a plug and go microphone that’s really high quality.”



“If you need to record a great sounding podcast, one mic to consider is the AKG Lyra”



“A great sounding mic for remote recordings…the best looking of the bunch”

Reviews and Q&A

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