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AKG Perception 170
Small-diaphragm condenser microphone for percussion, acoustic guitar, and strings
Item # 854P170 | MFR # P170 (Single)
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Our take on the AKG Perception 170 by Crutchfield's Ralph Graves
Classic AKG performance
The AKG Perception 170 condenser microphone can deliver clean, accurate sound reproduction. This small-diaphragm mic is great for percussion. It offers similar sonic performance to AKG's legendary C451 B, a favorite with recording engineers and sound men. Its lightweight design makes it ideal for overhead miking.
Accurate sound under extreme conditions
The P170 features an all-metal body designed for rough handling. Its sound pressure level capability of 155dB ensures you can close-mike high-energy sound sources — like drums or amps. Yet it's equally effective with acoustic guitar and strings. AKG's transformerless preamp minimizes distortion. And the mic's switchable high-pass filter effectively gets rid of unwanted rumble and wind noise.
- small-diaphragm condenser microphone
- designed for percussion, acoustic guitar, and strings
- cardioid polar pattern
- all-metal body
- switchable 300 Hz bass cut filter
- 20 dB attenuation switch for handling extremely high sound pressure levels
- frequency response: 20-20,000 Hz
- output impedance: 200 ohms
- sensitivity: 12mV/Pa
- max. SPL: 155 dB
- weight: 4.5 oz.
- 6-1/4" length x 7/8" diameter
- XLR connector
- requires 48-volt phantom power on your mixer or audio interface
- stand adapter
- warranty: 2 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Features and Specs
|Application||For studio use|
|Parts Warranty||2 Years|
|Labor Warranty||2 Years|