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If you've only got a few hundred to spend, but you want the most microphone out of that buck... you're in the right place. The maker of some of the finest microphones available, AKG, put their collective mic know-how to work to create the Perception 420. The goal was to build a mic that beat the price/performance barrier, opening up pro quality to project and home studio owners all over the planet. Here she is... and what a beauty. The AKG Perception 420 is a large-diaphragm microphone that's perfect for recording just about anything you want or need to record. Its three selectable polar patters — cardioid, omnidirectional, and figure-eight — make it possible to pull off all sorts of different recording techniques. Pick up a pair of AKG Perception 420 microphones and you can do a bunch of neat stereo-miking tricks, without chewing up too much of your budget.

Complete with the accessories you want and need, including a spider-type shockmount and an aluminum carrying case — the AKG Perception 420 brings supreme performance for the buck. You'll love it.

AKG Perception 420 Large-diaphgram Condenser Microphone Features at a Glance:
  • Back-to-back large-diaphragm multi-pattern transducer
  • True condenser technology
  • High sensitivity and 155dB maximum SPL capability
  • Switchable 20dB preattenuation pad
  • Switchable bass cut filter
  • Type: Dual-capsule, 1" large-diaphragm, true condenser pressure-gradient microphone
  • Polar pattern: Cardioid, omnidirectional, figure-eight
  • Frequency range: 20Hz-20kHz
  • Sensitivity: 28 mV/Pa (-31dBV)
  • Max. SPL: 135/155dB SPL (0/-20dB) for 0.5% THD
  • Equivalent noise level: 16dB-A (IEC 60268-4)
  • Signal/noise ratio (A-weighted): 78dB
  • Preattenuation pad: 0dB, -20dB
  • Bass filter: 12dB/octave, 300Hz
  • Impedance : <=200 ohms
  • Recommended load impedance: >=1000 ohms
  • Current consumption: <=2 mA
  • Power requirement: 48V phantom power to DIN/IEC
  • Connector: 3-pin XLR
  • Finish: Metallic blue/nickel grille
  • Spider-type shock mount and aluminium carrying case included
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