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AKG C 520 Headworn Condenser Microphone

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Headset condenser microphone with maximum dynamic range for perfect vocal sound. Its cardioid polar pattern effectively rejects unwanted ambient noise. An ideal choice for frontmen, singing keyboardis... Read More

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Overview

Headset condenser microphone with maximum dynamic range for perfect vocal sound. Its cardioid polar pattern effectively rejects unwanted ambient noise. An ideal choice for frontmen, singing keyboardists, drummers, guitarists, and dancers. The microphone arm mounts either on the left or right side of the headband as desired. The C 520 provides the perfect solution for any performer needing a handsfree microphone.

A transducer shock mount reduces handling noise to a minimum. The moisture shield prevents perspiration from penetrating into the transducer element, ensuring a high degree of humidity protection for the microphone.

Requires phantom power.

Features
  • Head-worn microphone with continuously adjustable behind-the-neck headband
  • External shock mount for high mechanical-noise rejection
  • Miniature gooseneck for precise positioning near the user's mouth
  • Microphone arm provides choice of left or right-hand use
  • Phantom powered
Specifications
  • Polar pattern: cardioid
  • Frequency response: 60-20 kHz
  • Sensitivity: 5 mV/Pa (46 db)
  • Maximum sound pressure level: 130/132 dB SPL, (for 1%/3% THD)
  • Equivalent noise level: 31 dB-A
  • Signal/noise ratio (A-weighted): 63 dB
  • Impedance: <=200 ohms
  • Recommended load impedence: >=2000 ohms
  • Power requirement: 9 to 52 V phantom power to DIN 45596
  • Current consumption: approx. 2 mA
  • Connector: 3-pin XLR
  • Cable length: 10 ft. (3 m)
  • Finish: matte black
  • Dimensions (length x diameter): 7.7" x 5.3" (microphone only), 179.1 mm x 51 mm (microphone only)
  • Net weight: 0.9 oz, (26 g)
  • Standard accessories: W44 windscreen
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MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
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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4.0

90 percent satisfied

By Paul

from Peekskill, N.Y

This condensor mike delivers exceptional audio quality. Very loud and clear. Extremely sensitive to breaths and mouth noises. Very lightweight and comfortable to wear. The only negative things about it are that the supplied cable is much too thin Can easily be torn if caught on something, The cable also gets tangled around other cables. Adjustments on the mike are more difficult than AKG leads you to believe. The headband has a tendancy to get tangled up in long hair. If AKG replaced the cable with a thicker one, I would give this product 5 stars. I would recommend this mike to anyone who requires hands-free operation.

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