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AKG P420 Project Studio Condenser Microphone

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The P420 is a multi-pattern large diaphragm true condenser microphone for demanding project studio recording applications. Offering high sensitivity and 155dB maximum SPL, the P420 delivers a warm, transparent sound quality perfectly suited for ensemble recording, grand piano, woodwind and brass instruments, as well as drums and percussion. With th...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Price: $199.0
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Overview

The P420 is a multi-pattern large diaphragm true condenser microphone for demanding project studio recording applications. Offering high sensitivity and 155dB maximum SPL, the P420 delivers a warm, transparent sound quality perfectly suited for ensemble recording, grand piano, woodwind and brass instruments, as well as drums and percussion. With three selectable polar patterns (cardioid, omnidirectional or figure 8) it is an ideal tool for stereo miking techniques and ambient recording.

One-inch dual-diaphragm microphone with three selectable polar patterns for the perfect setting, low noise electronics and transformerless output for high dynamic range, and switchable attenuation pad for high SPL applications up to 155 dB SPL. Pro features in an affordable 1" diaphragm microphone.

Features

Audio
  • Frequency response: 20Hz to 20kHz
  • Max SPL: 155 dB
  • Sensitivity: 28 mV/Pa
Pattern and type
  • Capsule: Condenser
  • Pattern: Multi-pattern
  • Type: Mounted
Applications
  • Primary: Studio
  • Secondary: Stage
  • Other: Not applicable
Physical
  • L x W x (D): 6.3 x 7/8"
  • Weight: 1lb. 2oz. (530g)
Other
  • Case: Metal
  • Clip: Shock mount
Specifications
General
  • Audio Frequency bandwidth: 20 to 20000 Hz
  • Sensitivity: 28 mV/Pa
  • Equivalent Noise Level: 15 dB-A
  • Signal to Noise: 79 dB-A
  • Preattenuation Pad: -20 dB
  • Bass Cut Filter: 300 - 12 dB/octave Hz
  • Electrical Impedance: <= 200 Ohms
  • Recommended Load Impedance: >= 1000 Ohms
  • Polar Patterns: Cardiod, Omnidirectional, Figure of eight
Powering Interface
  • Voltage: 44 to 52 V
  • Current: <= 3 mA
Audio Output
  • Type: Balanced XLR
  • Gender: Male
  • Contacts: 3-pin
Dimensions / Weight
  • Length: 165 mm
  • Diameter: 54 mm
  • Net Weight: 530 g
Pro Coverage
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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AKGP420 Project Studio Condenser Microphone
 
5.0

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5.0

Definitely the best in its price range

By Cole

from LA, CA

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

  • Clear Sound
  • Durable
  • Easy To Use
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Home Studio

    Comments about AKG P420 Project Studio Condenser Microphone:

    Best LDC under $200. Tried most of them. Experienced engineer who doesn't use cheap mics. But I'd use this one if I had to. Comes with a hardshell case, shockmount, and is multipattern. Built pretty well too.

     
    5.0

    Amazing sound

    By Schu

    from Portland, OR

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Compact
    • Durable
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

    • Breaks Easily

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Home Studio
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about AKG P420 Project Studio Condenser Microphone:

    This has a surprisingly great sound for under $200

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