AKG C214 Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

AKG C214 Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

AKG C214 Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

B&H # AKC214 MFR # 3185X00010
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Product Highlights

  • Cardioid Pattern
  • 1-Inch Capsule
  • Switchable 20 dB Pad & Low-Cut Filter
  • 143 dB Dynamic Range
  • Integrated Capsule Suspension
  • Double-Mesh Grille for RF Immunity
  • Gold-Plated XLR Connector
  • Shockmount, Windscreen, Carrying Case
  • Built in Austria
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AKG C214 overview

  • 1Description

The versatile C214 Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone from AKG is designed to record lead vocals, drums, acoustic instruments & guitar amplifiers, in the studio, on stage or in broadcasting situations. Conceived as a cost-effective alternative to the renowned C414 microphone, this microphone uses the same 1" capsule but in a single-diaphragm and cardioid-only configuration.

The transducer features Edge-Terminated Back-Plate technology that allows the membrane to vibrate freely, resulting in a wide frequency range and detailed transients, even at high sound-pressure levels. With the additions of a switchable 20 dB pad and a low-cut filter, the C214 is well-suited for close-miking applications. The low-noise electronic circuitry provides high sensitivity and can handle SPL up to 156 dB, adding up to a dynamic range of 143 dB.

The C214 is a rugged microphone built to withstand the severities of professional studios or the road. The integrated capsule suspension helps reduce mechanical noise and resonance for a cleaner sound. The die-cast metal body with shock- and scratch-resistant finish features a double-mesh grille which protects the capsule and ensures efficient rejection of RF interference without affecting acoustics. The C214 comes with a metal carrying case, a foam windscreen and a spider-type shockmount.

  • 1" large diaphragm with Edge-Terminated Back-Plate technology
  • 143 dB dynamic range (up to 156 dB SPL)
  • Switchable 20 dB pad and 160 Hz low-cut filter
  • Integrated capsule suspension to reduce mechanical noise
  • Rugged double-mesh grille for RF immunity but unaffected acoustics
  • Spider-type shockmount, windscreen and metal carrying case included
  • All-metal die-cast body with shock- and scratch-resistant finish
  • Designed, engineered and built in Vienna, Austria
UPC: 885038021117
In the Box
AKG C214 Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
  • H 85 Universal Shock Mount ytrcfrdbsbfqvfcycrtezevwsaawswvcr
  • W214 Foam Windscreen
  • Metal Carrying Case
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
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    AKG C214 specs

    Analog Performanceytrcfrdbsbfqvfcycrtezevwsaawswvcr
    Diaphragm 1.0" / 25.40 mm
    Polar Pattern Cardioid
    Frequency Range 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    Signal to Noise Ratio 81 dB A-Weighted
    Equivalent Noise Level 13 dB A-Weighted
    Pad 20 dB
    Impedance 200 Ohms
    Load Impedance 1000 Ohms
    Sensitivity 20 mV/Pa
    Low-Cut Filter @ 160 Hz
    Dynamic Range 143 dB A-Weighted
    Generalytrcfrdbsbfqvfcycrtezevwsaawswvcr
    Output Connectors 1 x 3-Pin XLR
    Operating Current Consumption 2.0 µA
    Operating Voltage 9 to 52 V
    Operating Temperature 14 to 140°F / -10.00 to 60.00°C
    Length 6.30" / 160 mm
    Diameter 2.20" / 56 mm
    Weight 9.88 oz / 280 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 3.2 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.5 x 10.0 x 4.0"

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