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AKG P170 Small-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone Pair

BH #AKP170B2K (B&H Kit)
AKG P170 Small-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone Pair
Key Features
  • Pair of Condenser Mics
  • For Stereo Recording
  • Cardioid Polar Pattern
  • 0.5" Gold-Sputtered Diaphragm
Assembled for convenient stereo recording, this B&H Kit provides two AKG P170 Small-Diaphragm Condenser microphones. These pencil mics are ideal for drum overheads, acoustic guitar, choir, orchestra, and ensemble recordings, with a high enough SPL level to handle virtually any acoustic sound source.
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AKG P170 Overview

Assembled for convenient stereo recording, this B&H Kit provides two AKG P170 Small-Diaphragm Condenser microphones. These pencil mics are ideal for drum overheads, acoustic guitar, choir, orchestra, and ensemble recordings, with a high enough SPL level to handle virtually any acoustic sound source.

  • Gold-sputtered small-diaphragm prevents shorting to the back electrode at high sound-pressure levels
  • Capable of handling sound-pressure levels up to 155 dB with no apparent distortion
  • Switchable 20 dB pad for distortion-free close-miking
  • All-metal body for rejection of RF interference
  • Sturdy front grille protects microphone from tough handling
  • Built to resist high temperatures and humidity 

 

UPC: 885038037040

AKG P170 Specs

Key Specs
Element Type
Condenser
Polar Pattern
Cardioid
Frequency Range
20 Hz to 20 kHz
Maximum SPL
135 dB SPL
Analog Output
1x XLR 3-Pin
Power Sources
Phantom Power
Microphone
Element Type
Condenser
Diaphragm
0.5" / 12.70 mm
Polar Pattern
Cardioid
Pad
-20 dB
Performance
Frequency Range
20 Hz to 20 kHz
Maximum SPL
135 dB SPL
Impedance
200 Ohms
Load Impedance
1000 Ohms
Sensitivity
15 mV/Pa
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
75 dB A-Weighted
Equivalent Noise Level
19 dB A-Weighted
Connectivity
Analog Output
1x XLR 3-Pin
Power
Power Sources
Phantom Power
Operating Voltage
48 V
Physical
Dimensions
ø: 0.87 x L: 6.3" / ø: 22 x L: 160 mm
Weight
4.59 oz / 130 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.035 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
9.7 x 7.6 x 3.3"

AKG P170 Reviews

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question

Will this mic work properly off 15v church fixed phantom power?
Asked by: Anonymous
This mic will operate properly on a range of 44 to 52 Volts phantom power.
Answered by: Mark S.
Date published: 2018-08-25

Is there a mic capsule power supply like ...

Is there a mic capsule power supply like Sennheiser offers available for purchase?
Asked by: j
Thank you for your question. This unit does not have a capsule power supply available, you will only need to connect to a mic pre amp that can provide +48V of Phantom power
Answered by: Anthony
Date published: 2019-12-11

question

How can i get a replacement Mic Stand Adapter for P170?
Asked by: Shamim
It's an extremely common size. Almost any mic holder for a small diaphragm mic will work.
Answered by: Edward O.
Date published: 2018-08-25

question

Is this mike usable as on-camera microphone?
Asked by: Anonymous
No it is not usable on-camera. You would hear every bump and noise. For video you would use a stable boom mic stand. Also if you are using this where there is a breeze you would need a wind cover.
Answered by: Marc T.
Date published: 2018-08-25
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