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The iconic C414 family now offers the latest in this legendary lineup with the AKG C414 XLII/ST matched pair microphones for you 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 XLII has nine pickup patterns for you to choose from, including omni, wide cardioid, cardioid, hypercardioid and figure-8, which make it great for any use or setting. The XLII is ideal for vocals and distance miking with a sound similar to the legendary C12. These matched pair mics feature three switchable bass cut filters and three pre-attenuation levels that make them perfect for close-up recordings to be put in any mix.

Flawless Sound Production With Easy Control

Both mics have peak hold LED displays and lock mode, which allows for all controls to be effortlessly disabled, for simple live-sound application. The elastic capsule suspension helps to lower structurally transmitted noise, and with an immunity to electromagnetic interference, the reliability and stability that these mics provide are next level. With a wide dynamic range of 20Hz–20kHz and a high maximum sound pressure level of 140dB, these mics truly offer an unparalleled versatility and balanced sound. Included in this set is a pop filter, windscreen, carrying case and a spider-type shockmount.

AKG C414 XLII/ST Matched Pair Microphones
AKG C414 XLII/ST Matched Pair Microphones
AKG C414 XLII/ST Matched Pair Microphones

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  • AKG’s legendary 1" edge-terminated large-diaphragm sound
  • Nine different polar patterns for the perfect sound
  • Lock Mode: for live-sound operation all controls can be disabled easily
  • Peak Hold LED: even displays shortest overload peaks
  • High sensitivity and extremely low self noise
  • High sound pressure level capability and wide dynamic range
  • Completely immune to electrostatic and electromagnetic interference
  • Three switchable bass cut filters and three pre-attenuation
  • All switchable components operate in low impedance circuits for ultra-high reliability even in extremely humid conditions
  • Elastic capsule suspension greatly minimizes structurally transmitted noise from chassis vibration
  • Pop filter, windscreen and spider-type shockmount included

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Microphone Type
  • Condenser
  • Stereo Pair
Polar Pattern
  • Omni, Wide Cardioid, Cardioid, Hypercardioid, Figure-8
Diaphragm Size
  • 1" (25.4mm)
Frequency Response
  • 20Hz-20kHz
  • 140dB (158dB w/18dB Pad)
Output Impedance
  • 200 ohms
Signal to Noise Ratio
  • 88dB
Self Noise
  • 6dB
Low Cut Filter
  • 40Hz, 80Hz (–12dB/octave), 160Hz (–6dB/octave)
  • –6dB, –12dB, –18dB
  • Dark Grey/Gold
  • XLR
  • 0.66 lb. (Per Mic)

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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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