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AKG Acoustics

AKG Acoustics C4500 BC Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone for Studio and Broadcast

SKU: AKC4500 MFR: 2820X00220
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About the AKG Acoustics C4500

The AKG C4500 BC large-diaphragm condenser microphone in front-addressed format is specially designed for on-air broadcast work. It provides a cardioid pickup with voice-friendly tuning and a low proximity effect, as well as high RF/ EMI insensitivity. The exceptional low self-noise (8dB-A) and its 165dB maximum SPL capability also make the C4500 BC a great tool for close-miking of loud instruments like bass drums, brass instruments and guitar amps.

AKG Acoustics C4500 Includes

  • AKG C4500 BC Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
  • Metal Carrying Case
  • H85 Spider-Type Shock Mount
  • W4000 Windscreen
  • AKG Warranty

AKG Acoustics C4500 Features

  • Ultralow 8dB-A self-noise for demanding studio and broadcast applications
  • Withstands extreme sound pressure levels distortion-free operation for sources up to 165db SPL
  • Transformerless output circuit ensures zero susceptibility to RF and EMI
  • Multilayer pop-screen filter to minimize blowing noise

AKG Acoustics C4500 Specifications

Microphone 1" large diaphragm pressure gradient microphone
Polar pattern cardioid
Frequency range 30 to 20,000 Hz
Max. SPL 350/3000 Pa, 145/165 dB SPL for 0.5% THD (0/-10 dB)
Equivalent noise level (IEC 60268-4) 20 dB
Equivalent noise level 8 dB-A (IEC 60268-4, A-weighted)
Signal/noise ratio (A-weighted) 86 dB
Preattenuation pad -20 dB, switchable
Bass cut filter slope 6 dB/octave below 120 Hz
Impedance <=200 ohms
Recommended load impedance >=1000 ohms
Dynamic range 137 dB (A-weighted)
Operating Temperature -10deg.C to +60deg.C (14deg.F to 140deg.F)
Relative humidity 90% (+20deg.C/68deg.F), 85% (+60deg.C/140deg.F)
Power requirement 9 to 52 V phantom power to IEC 61938
Current consumption <=2 mA
Connector 3-pin male XLR to IEC standard
Dimensions (DiaxL) 58x183mm (2.28x7.20")
Weight 450g (15.87oz)
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