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p> The iconic C414 family is legendary and used by many audio professionals, with the AKG C414 XLS/ST matched pair microphones being ideal to use in any setting, including both in studio and on stage. These truly versatile mics offer an unrivaled sound that the C414 family is known for, with state-of-the-art components and preeminent technology. There is a reason that studios and hitmakers around the world have continued to use a C414 for all applications—the quality of sound that these mics produce remain unmatched.

Outstanding Acoustics With Universal Application

The C414 XLS/ST has nine pickup patterns for you to choose from, with omni, wide cardioid, cardioid, hypercardioid, figure-8 and four intermediate patterns which make it great for any use or setting. The XLS/ST are ideal for vocals and distance miking with a sound similar to the legendary C414 B-ULS. These matched pair mics feature switchable bass cut filters and preattenuation levels that make them perfect for close-up recordings to be put in any mix.

Flawless Sound Production With Easy Control

When in cardioid mode this matched pair have a range of 300Hz–8000Hz for each individual mic and are also within 1dB of each other for sensitivity. The computer aided matching method that AKG uses to create these mics results in three-dimensional acoustics with nearly identical microphone sensitivity. With a wide dynamic range of 20Hz–20kHz and a high maximum sound pressure level, these mics truly offer an unparalleled versatility and balanced sound. Included in this set is a H-50 stereo bar, two windscreens, two stand adapters, two universal shock mounts and a hard-shell carrying case.

AKG C 414 XLS/ST Matched Pair
AKG C 414 XLS/ST Matched Pair
AKG C 414 XLS/ST Matched Pair

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  • Absolutely perfectly matched stereo pair thanks to AKG's sophisticated computer-aided matching method
  • Highest possible correlation over the whole frequency range and virtually identical sensitivity
  • Selected from thousands of individual microphones
  • Designed, engineered, and built in Vienna, Austria
  • Ideal for:
    • Professional studio recording
    • Professional stage miking
    • Ensemble recording
    • Drum overhead miking
    • Classic music recording
    • Choir miking
    • H-50 stereo bar
    • 2 H-85 universal shock mounts
    • 2 SA 60 stand adapters
    • 2 W 414 windscreens
    • Soundtool hardshell road case

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    Each mic
    • Polar pattern: omnidirectional, wide cardioid, cardioid, hypercardioid, figure eight, and 4 intermediate settings
    • Frequency range: 20 to 20, 000Hz
    • Sensitivity: 20 mV/Pa (-34dB V) ±0.5dB
    • Max. SPL: 200/400/800/1600 Pa = 140/146/152/158dB (0/-6/-12/-18dB) for 0.5% THD
    • Equivalent noise level: 6dB -A (0dB preattenuation) (IEC 60268-4)
    • Signal/noise ratio: 88dB
    • Preattenuation pad: 0dB, -6dB , -12dB , -18dB, switchable
    • Bass cut filter slope: 12dB /octave at 40Hz and 80Hz; 6dB /octave at 160Hz
    • Impedance: <=200 ohms
      Recommended load impedance: >= 2,200 ohms
    • Supply voltage: 48 V phantom power to DIN/IEC
    • Powering: approximately 4 mA
    • Connector: 3-pin XLR to IEC
    • Dimensions: 50mm x 38mm x 160mm (2.0" x 1.5" x 6.3")
    • Net weight: 300g (10.6 oz.)

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    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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