AKG Acoustics Perception 220 True Condenser Cardioid Transducer Studio Microphone with Large Diaphragm

AKG Acoustics
SKU: AKPER220 MFR: 3101H00080
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About AKG Acoustics PERCEPTION 220

The AKG Perception 220 is a large-diaphragm true condenser microphone offering outstanding build quality and excellent value. Its many useful features and included accessories make this microphone uncommonly versatile. It delivers a classic warm, clear sound and conforms to the stringent standards defined for AKG recording products. These standards are based on AKG's six decades of experience in making microphones and on input from sound engineers around the world who use AKG products every day.

Its 1-inch large-diaphragm true condenser transducer brings AKG studio quality to the project studio as well as all other areas of recording and live sound applications. A switchable bass cut filter and preattenuation pad make it perfectly suited even for use on loud sound sources producing sound pressure levels up to 155 dB SPL. The rugged and roadworthy design makes it also a perfect choice for on-stage applications. The Perception 220 comes with a spider-type shock mount and a rugged metal case.

AKG Acoustics PERCEPTION 220 Features

  • One-inch large-diaphragm, true condenser cardioid transducer
  • Rugged all-metal body
  • Roadworthy construction
  • Switchable 20 dB preattenuation pad
  • Switchable bass cut filter
  • Legendary AKG sound quality
  • Designed and engineered by AKG in Vienna, Austria
  • Comes with spider-type shock mount and aluminium carrying case

AKG Acoustics PERCEPTION 220 Specifications

1" Large Diaphragm True Condenser
Polar pattern
Frequency range
20 to 20,000 Hz
18 mV/Pa (-35 dBV)
Max. SPL
135 dB/155 dB (0/-20 dB) for 0.5% THD
Equivalent noise level
16 dB-A (IEC 60268-4)
Signal/noise ratio (A-weighted)
78 dB
Preattenuation pad
0 dB, -20 dB
Bass filter
12 dB/octave at 300 Hz
<200 ohms
Recommended load impedance
>=1000 ohms
Current consumption
<2 mA
Power requirement
48 V phantom power to DIN/IEC
3-pin XLR
Metallic blue/nickel grille
53 dia. x 165 mm (2.1 dia. x 6.5 in.)
525 g (18.5 oz.)
AKG Acoustics 2 year parts & labor warranty
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