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B&H# AKC430 MFR# 2795X00010
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The AKG C430 miniature condenser microphone is designed specifically for use as a cymbal and overhead microphone for drums. The miniature condenser design yeilds an impressive frequency response, ideal to handle a variety of applications. The cardioid polar pattern limits a significant amount of off-axis signal, making it easier to handle in noisy environments and where feed-back caused by near by monitor speakers may occur. The microphones EQ curve accentuate the frequency range of cymbals, there is no need for any additional EQ settings. It's compact light-weight design makes it portable and easy to mount.

Tailored Signal Response
The C430 offers a frequency and signal response tailor made for cymbal and drum overhead capturing. There is no need for additional EQ settings.
Phantom & Battery Powered
The microphone excepts 9 to 52 Volts from either battery or phantom Power source.
Miniature Design
The compact design gives the microphone its portability without sacrificing durability.
Transducer Miniature Condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 20Hz to 20kHz
Dynamic Range (Typical) Not Specified By Manufacturer
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 61dB (A-weighted)
Maximum Input Sound Level SPL for 1% / 3% THD: 126 / 130 dB
Power Requirements 9 to 52V phantom power to DIN 45596
Output Impedance Impedance: 200 ohms
Recommended Load Impedance: - / > 2000 ohms
Output Connectors Balanced 3-pin XLR
Pad No
Low Frequency Roll-Off No
Dimensions 0.7 x 3.1" (19 x 79mm) (Diameter x Length)
Weight 1.1 oz (23 g)
AKG C430 - Drum Overhead Miniature Condenser Microphone
  • Microphone Bag
  • W-32 Windscreen
  • SA-40 Stand Adapter
  • 1 Year Warranty