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A plug-and-play USB mic with an integrated analog-to-digital converter with 24-bit and 128x oversampling.

The AKG Perception 120 USB is AKG's very first USB-equipped microphone. The AKG Perception 120 USB mic offers studio-quality sound performance without requiring any installation or drivers. With the widespread USB standard and its ease of use, this new microphone allows users without any recording experience to make professional-quality recordings right at home. The genuine plug-and-play AKG Perception mic will make doing podcasts, voiceovers, and studio-quality rehearsal recordings quick and easy.

USB is a widely known interface for audio equipment like sound cards, active monitors, and outboard equipment, which makes the AKG Perception 120 USB one of the most versatile microphones available.

In its class, the AKG Perception 120 USB may be the only USB microphone with an integrated analog-to-digital converter with 24-bit and 128x oversampling. Instead of the usual 1-chip-solutions, the Perception mic's high-quality analog-to-digital converter provides convincing sound quality and low noise.

The AKG Perception 120 USB mic includes a 2/3" condenser capsule with a low-mass diaphragm to deliver accurate sonic details. An integrated pop filter helps to avoid plosives. The mic also has a switchable bass-cut filter and an attenuation switch. The AKG Perception 120 USB supports Windows XP, Windows Vista, and MAC OS X, as well as Windows 7.

AKG accompanies the Perception 120 USB microphone with everything you need: a tripod table stand, a swivel mount, a quick start guide and a USB cable.

AKG Perception 120 USB Condenser Microphone Features:

  • Real plug-and-play (no installation, no drivers, no reboot required)
    Supports Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Mac OS
    Integrated high-quality Analog-to-Digital Converter (24-bit, 128x oversampling) for convincing sound quality and low noise
    Two-third-inch condenser capsule with a low-mass diaphragm delivers sonic details
    Switchable bass-cut filter reduces mechanical vibration and wind noise
    Switchable attenuation pad for close-up miking and loud instruments
    Blue LEDs indicate operation
    Integrated pop filter avoids plosives effectively
    Tripod table stand, swivel mount, and USB cable included
    Designed and engineered in Vienna, Austria

    Ideal for:
    Podcasting
    Voice overs
    Home recording
    Rehearsal recording

    Includes:
    Stand adapter
    Table stand
    USB cable



AKG Perception 120 USB Condenser Microphone Specifications:

  • Type: 2/3" Diaphragm Condenser
    Polar pattern: cardioid
    Frequency range: 20 to 20,000Hz
    Preattenuation pad: 0, -20dB
    Bass filter: 6dB/octave at 120Hz
    Power requirement: provided by USB connection
    USB support: USB 1.1, 2.0
    Sampling rate: 44.1 and 48kHz
    Analog-to-digital converter: Built-in high-quality 24-bit ADC
    Oversampling: 128x
    Supported operating systems: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS
    Finish: Matte grayish blue
    Dimensions: 53 diameter x 165mm (2.1 dia. x 6.5")
    Net weight: 460g (18.8oz.)


AKG Perception 120 USB Condenser Microphone

AKG Acoustics, U.S. Limited Warranty

Amended July 19, 2005

AKG Acoustics warrants AKG products against defects in material or workmanship for a period of two years from the date of original purchase, and agrees to repair or, at our option replace any defective unit without charge for either parts or labor. AKG grants a three-year warranty covering selected products (C 12 VR, C 414 B-ULS, C 414 B-TLII, C 414 B-XLS, C 414 B-XLII, C 426 B, C 451 B, C 480 B, C 391 B, C 1000 B, C 2000 S, C 3000 B, C 4000 B, C 4500 B, SolidTube) against defects in material and workmanship.

Warranty is valid for AKG products purchased and delivered within the United States for the original purchaser only. The purchaser's Bill of Sale will serve as proof of sale and warranty validity in the U.S. Shipment of defective items to AKG for repair will be at the customer's own risk and expense. AKG will assume the return shipping cost for all items repaired under warranty.

IMPORTANT: This warranty does not cover damage resulting from accident, misuse or abuse, lack of reasonable care, the affixing of any attachment not provided with the product, loss of parts, or connecting the product to any receptacle other than specified.

This warranty is void unless AKG Acoustics, U.S.'s service center performs the repair. No responsibility is assumed for any special, incidental or consequential damages caused by the consumer. However, the limitation of any right or remedy shall not be effective where law prohibits such.

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  • noice!

    As reviewed by Brizzle on 4/22/2011

    Its a good product, i use it to record guitar ideas and it has been a great help. Sounds good, not top of the line, but worth the money.

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  • Great First Mic

    As reviewed by Jaemi Mann on 4/20/2011

    This is a great first microphone for just starting your studio and is very durable. It has an awesome 20db option and sleek design. It can withstand lot of surrounding noise. Its great with pro tools.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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