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AKG C4000B - Multi-Pattern Studio Condenser Microphone

B&H # AKC4000B MFR # 2820 Z 00110
AKG C4000B - Studio Condenser Mic


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The AKG C 4000B is versatile as it is affordable. The C 4000B studio condenser microphone is designed for vocal and instrument recording in both, professional and project studios. The microphone features the industries first 1 inch (25mm) dual diaphragm assembly. The microphones low-noise floor is an impressive 8dBa, with a reference value of 0.5% THD at a level of 145dB. In addition the C 4000B offers an equally impressive dynamic range of 137dB. All this provides high headroom, low distortion and noise specifications that rival microphones at higher price points. A cardioid, hyper-cardioid and omni-directional switch is provided and gives the C 4000B its versatility. Switchable polar patterns allow the microphone to be used for various situations. A switchable 10dB pad extends the operating range, allowing the mic to be used with excessively loud instruments as well as vocals.

Switchable Polar Patterns
The AKG C 4000B features 3 switchable polar patterns. Users can select between cardioid, hyper-cardioid and omni-directional depending on the application.
Low Noise Floor
The microphone boasts a noise floor value of 8dBa, reaching a reference value of 0.5% THD at a level of 145dB. The end result is transparent audio signal without noise.
Low Cut Filter
A 12dB/octave low cut filter at 100Hz removes rumble or excessive proximity effect.
Integrated Wind Screen
An internal wind screen is provided minimizing wind noise and poping affect as a result of close proximity recording of vocals.
Includes Shock Mount
The AKG H-100 shock mount further minimizes rumbling and handling noise by providing adequate shock absorption.
Transducer Condenser
Polar Pattern Cardiod, Hyper-cardiod, Omni-Directional
Frequency Response 20 Hz - 20 kHz (+/-2.5 dB)
Dynamic Range (Typical) 137 dB (A-weighted)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 86 dB (A-weighted)
Maximum Input Sound Level 145 dB (@ 1kHz, 0.5% THD (155dB w/-10dB pad)
Power Requirements Phantom, 9 - 52V
Output Impedance 200 Ohms
Output Connectors XLR-3M Type
Pad -10dB
Low Frequency Roll-Off -12dB/octave @ 100Hz
Dimensions 7.2"(183mm) Long x 2.2"(58mm) Maximum Width
Weight 16.0 oz(450g)
AKG C4000B - Multi-Pattern Studio Condenser Microphone
  • C 4000 B Studio Microphone
  • H 100 Spider Suspension Mount
  • W 4000 Windscreen
  • Technical Data Sheet
  • 3 Year Warranty-Registration Card

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    AKGC4000B - Studio Condenser Mic

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    Decent enough

    By John Bonnell Mic Mods

    from Oklahoma

    About Me Professional Musician

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      • Poor Sound Quality

      Best Uses

      • Professional Recording

      Comments about AKG C4000B - Studio Condenser Mic:

      Alas, AKG seems dedicated to making poor sounding products. The design of this mic is solid though. And the sound quality can be improved greatly.

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      I would buy this again and again

      By rigoliq

      from Argentina

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer


      • Clear Sound
      • Versatile


        Best Uses

        • Professional Recording

        Comments about AKG C4000B - Studio Condenser Mic:

        In c 4000 b provides very good performance in the study, with a subtle touch in the process line microphone achieve excellent audio quality levels.

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