AKG Acoustics C214 Edge-Terminated Large Diaphragm Studio/Stage Condenser Microphone for Recording, Guitars

AKG Acoustics
SKU: AKC214 MFR: 3185Z00010
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About AKG Acoustics C214

The AKG C 214 Microphone captures sound combining one side of the legendary C 414 dual-capsule system and AKG's patented Back-Plate Technology which results in an outstanding performance. The C 214 is capable of handling the rigors of high-pressure sound such as amplified guitars, with a sensitivity perfect for voice and orchestral instruments as well.

The microphone offers a 20 dB Attenuation pad, 13 dB noise floor and a low cut switch - all in an elegant but rugged package. The C 214 will also work on low phantom power voltages from 12 up to 48 volts. It also features an integrated suspension, a double mesh grill high RF immunity without affecting acoustics. The circuitry in the C 214 provides maximum SPL capability with minimum noise and the gold-plated XLR-type output connector offers loss-free signals.

AKG Acoustics C214 Features

  • AKG's Legendary 1" Edge-Terminated Large Diaphragm Sound'
  • Outstanding Dynamic Range (up to 156 dB SPL, Ultra-Low Noise)
  • Roadworthy Design
  • Integrated Suspension to reduce mechanical Noise
  • Switchable 20 dB Attenuation Pad and Low Cut Switch
  • Rugged double mesh Grill for high RF immunity but unaffected Acoustics
  • All-metal Die-cast body with shock- and scratch-resistant Finish
  • Spider-type Shock Mount included
  • Metal Carrying Case included

AKG Acoustics C214 Specifications

Polar pattern
Frequency range
20 to 20,000 Hz
20 mV/Pa (-34 dBV)
Max. SPL
136/156 dB SPL (0/-20 dB) (for 0.5% THD)
Equivalent noise level
13 dB-A to IEC 60268-4 (A-weighted)
Signal/noise ratio (A-weighted)
81 dB
Preattenuation pad
0/-20 dB (switchable)
Bass cut filter slope
160 Hz, 6 dB/Octave, switchable
<=200 ohms
Recommended load impedance
>=1000 ohms
Supply voltage
12 to 52 V Phantom power to IEC 61938
Current consumption
< 2 mA
Dynamic range
123/143 dB (0/-20 dB) (A-weighted)
IEC standard 3-pin XLR
Matte grayish blue
Electrostatic transducer (Patent no. AT 395.225, DE 4.103.784, JP 2.815.488)
160 x 55 mm (6.3 x 2.2 in.)
280 g (0.62 lbs.)
AKG Acoustics 3 years warranty
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