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      AKG Perception 220 Condenser Mic with Cable and Stand (486213)
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Ready-to-record studio condenser, cable, and stand package deal.

This package includes the AKG Perception 220 large-diaphragm studio condenser mic; 1 Gear One 20' mic cable; and 1 Musician's Gear tripod mic stand with fixed boom.

AKG Perception 220 Condenser Mic:
The AKG Perception 220 is a large-diaphragm True Condenser microphone. It features AKG's new design and logo style, True Condenser capsule technology, switchable 20dB attenuation pads, and switchable low-cut filter. The condenser is housed in a rugged die-cast chassis. Spider-type shock mount and metal mic case included.

In 2005, AKG launched the Perception models 100 and 200 and it marked the beginning of a big success story. With Perception, AKG created a new series of microphones with legendary AKG sound and quality at an outstanding price/performance level. AKG's Perception Microphones are among the best for wired condenser microphones for their price point.

Requires phantom power.

Gear One 20' Mic Cable:
For serious-minded musicians, Gear One's XLR cables have the strength and durability to withstand more than everyday use. Since your cable is your sound, this XLR mic cable's superior wiring allows your signal to be quiet, eliminating frustrating hums, buzzing, and crackles.

Musician's Gear MS-220 Tripod Microphone Stand with Boom:
The MS-220 Tripod Microphone Stand with fixed boom has a thread adapter and tubular legs. Its adjustable height from floor to top thread is 35" to 61-7/8". The 30-1/4" fixed boom is not adjustable.

AKG Perception 220 Condenser Mic with Cable and Stand Features:

  • AKG Perception 220:
    Large-diaphragm true condenser microphone with big, upfront sound Switchable 20dB preattenuation pad for use in sound fields as high as 155dB
    Switchable bass cut filter minimizes noise and boominess
    Spider-type shock mount and metal case included
    Cardioid pickup minimizes off-axis sound
    AKG's New Design and logo style
    Rugged die-cast chassis
    Gold-plated 3-pin XLR-type output
    Outstanding POP packaging design

    Gear One Mic Cable:
    Sturdy construction for enhanced signal and performance
    Flexible mic cable design eliminates kinks and twists for a tangle-free performance in-studio and onstage
    20'


AKG Perception 220 Condenser Mic with Cable and Stand Specifications:

  • AKG Perception 220:
    Capsule: 1" large-diaphragm true condenser
    Polar pattern: Cardioid
    Frequency range: 20 - 20,000Hz
    Sensitivity: 18 mA
    Preattenuation pad: 0dB, -20 dB
    Bass-cut filter 12 dB/octave at 300 Hz
    Max. SPL for 0.5% THD: 135 dB / 155 dB (0 / -20 dB)
    Impedance: <200 ohms
    Recommended load impedance: >1,000 ohms
    Powering: 48V phantom power
    Current consumption: < 2 mA
    Output connector: Gold-plated 3-pin XLR
    Finish: Metallic blue
    Dimensions: 2.1" W x 6.3" L (53 x 160mm)
    Standard accessories Metal case, screw-on spider suspension

    Mic Cable:
    Length: 20'
    XLRF-XLRM

    MS-220 Tripod Mic Stand:
    Height adj.: 35" - 61-7/8"
    Fixed boom length: 30-1/4"


AKG Perception 220 Condenser Mic with Cable and Stand

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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  • A freakin' excellent mic

    As reviewed by Timothy Harrington on 9/19/2012

    I bought the 220 on a recommendation from a friend of mine who is a professional sound engineer. The performance absolutely fantastic for the price. It sounds at least as good if not better than mics triple the price. No kidding. When I recorded some raw audio and sent it to the studio I was told something like, "Wow. You've got a good mic. You're audio sounds perfect." When I told the engineer it was a AKG Perception 220 he was pretty surprised (and impressed). If you want a killer mic that sounds like a thousand bucks?without spending a thousand bucks?buy it. I also highly recommend the CEntrance MicPort Pro to go with it.

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  • Excellent Sound / Value

    As reviewed by Jonathan Teger on 10/1/2012

    I am a musician / cinematographer and have been using the 220 extensively for over a year now. I continue to be impressed with its performance. I've owned a huge variety of mics (including an AKG 414 - $1000) and used an even larger variety during the many years I've spent performing live music and recording sessions in studios. It is from this perspective that I can state confidently; the 220 has the best price / performance ratio of any mic I've ever used. Clean, quiet, sensitive, durable, adjustable and reliable. I can't spout out audio specs and engineering numbers, I can only say that it has delivered vastly more quality and value than I expected at the price I paid. This past year, most of my experience with the 220 has come through its use as a workhorse mic in my film business--mostly interviews and live, one camera shoots. What I have come to rely on is that, even if my camera chops fail me, the audio captured on the 220 will be great, ensuring that all projects are worthy of public scrutiny. What's even more important is how the audio holds up on the web. Even after film footage goes through massive encoding and resizing, film clips sound awesome! It's really funny to watch a video the size of a postage stamp and have blow-away audio.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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  • Good deal

    As reviewed by Ralf on 4/16/2011

    Very good price for all these gear, no complains the mic sounds for vocals.

    0 of 3 people found this review helpful.
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