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AKG Perception 820 Tube Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

B&H # AKP820 Mfr # 3101H00440
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This is a special order item and is non-cancelable and non-returnable. Est. arrival at B&H is 7-14 business days (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at time of shipment.

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You Pay: $699.00
Product Highlights
  • All-Metal Housing
  • Dual 1" Diaphragms
  • ECC 83 Dual-Triode Tube Circuit
  • 9 Selectable Pickup Patterns
  • Bass Cut Filter
  • -20dB Pad
  • Shock Mount and Case Included
  • Designed and Engineered in Austria

The Perception 820 Tube large-diaphragm condenser microphone from AKG provides a classic, warm tube sound at an affordable price. The mic features dual 1" diaphragms with True Condenser technology, as well as ECC 83 dual-triode tube circuitry for rich, detailed sound.

The remote power supply features a pickup pattern selector, which can be set to omni, cardioid, and figure 8, as well as 6 intermediate patterns, for a total of 9 selectable patterns. The remote also features a -20dB pad, a switchable bass cut filter, and a ground-lift switch. The microphone was designed and engineered in Vienna, Austria and includes a shock mount and a metal carrying case.

Robust Construction
The anodized aluminum front plate and all-metal housing provide professional-level strength
Warm Tube Sound
The dual 1" diaphragms with True Condenser technology and ECC 83 dual-triode tube circuitry provide rich, smooth sound
9 Pickup Patterns
The remote power supply lets you choose from omni, cardioid, and figure 8 polar patterns, as well as 6 intermediate patterns for a total of 9 selectable patterns
Additional Controls
The remote also features a bass cut switch, -20dB pad, and ground-lift switch for customizing the response of the microphone
Accessories Included
A spider-type shock mount and metal carrying case are included for protecting your microphone
Transducer Condenser
Polar Pattern Omnidirectional, Cardioid, and Figure 8 (Plus 6 Intermediate)
Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz
Dynamic Range (Typical) Not Specified by Manufacturer
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 16dBA
Maximum Input Sound Level 155dB (With -20dB Pad Engaged)
Power Requirements 110-240VAC, Power Supply Included
Output Impedance 200 Ohms
Output Connectors Gold-Plated XLR Male
Pad -20dB
Low Frequency Roll-Off Yes, Switchable
Dimensions 8.3 x 2" (211 x 53mm)
Weight 1.9 lbs (0.87kg)
AKG Perception 820 Tube Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
  • Power Supply
  • Shock Mount
  • Carrying Case
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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