AKG C3000 Studio Microphone

AKG C3000 Studio Microphone

AKG C3000 Studio Microphone

B&H # AKC3000 MFR # 2785X00230
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Product Highlights

  • Cardioid Polar Pattern
  • Wide Frequency Response
  • -10dB Pad Switch
  • Low Frequency Roll-Off Switch
  • Shockmount Included
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The AKG C3000 Studio Microphone is a cost effective studio condenser microphone well suited for project studio recording and live sound applications alike. The C3000 is an ideal choice for both vocals and instruments with its wide frequency response, cardioid polar pattern and high SPL capability. The -10dB pad switch maximizes headroom when capturing transient (peaking) signals, and a 500Hz low frequency roll off switch minimizes low-frequency noise, proximity effect noise and more. The microphone ships with a shockmount.

Gold-sputtered 1-inch large diaphragm with patented edge-terminated back-plate technology
Proven performance for more than 15 years for both studio and stage
Internal windscreen protects from wind and breath generated "pops"
Well designed circuitry provides high SPL capability and low distortion
Switchable attenuation pad enables for high SPL up to 150 dB
Switchable low cut filter (500Hz, 6 dB/octave) eliminates proximity effect
Comes complete with H 85 spider-type shockmount
UPC: 885038028758
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AKG C3000 Studio Microphone
  • H 85 Shockmount
  • 2 Year Warranty
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    AKG C3000 specs

    Transducer Condenser
    Polar Pattern Cardioid
    Frequency Response 20Hz to 20kHz
    Sensitivity 20 mV/Pa (-32 dBV)
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio 80dB (A-Weighted)
    Equivalent Noise Level: 14dB-A
    Maximum Input Sound Level 140/150 dB (k=0.5%)
    Power Requirements Phantom 9 - 52V to IEC 61938
    Powering < 2mA
    Output Impedance 200 Ohms
    Recommended Load: > 1000 ohms
    Output Connectors XLR-3M Type
    Pad -10dB
    Low Frequency Roll-Off 500Hz
    Dimensions 6.4 x 2.1" (162 x 53mm) LxD
    Weight 11.3 oz (320g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.8 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.2 x 8.2 x 3.5"

    AKG C3000 reviews

    C3000 Studio Microphone is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 3.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Mic I bought the AKG C3000 primarily because I was looking for a decent condenser microphone, form a reputable manufacturer, within budget. I never expected a magnificent sound from this mic. But my expectations were surpassed considering the sound derived form the C3000. To begin with, this mic is solidly built in Vienna, Austria and looks elegant in black metallic finish. I use it with m101 preamp and the sound is clear and upfront. Given the price, it delivers a well defined sound. I am pleased!
    Date published: 2011-08-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Mic for live bands! I play in a Bluegrass band - we use two C3000s for lead and harmony vocals at our regular gig. We get great reproduction and gain before feedback on stage. And B&H had the best price and cheapest shipping online!
    Date published: 2014-05-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Mic Great microphone for the price. It is definitely worth buying
    Date published: 2016-07-21
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