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AKG C3000 Large-Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone

by AKG
Out of Stock
Original price $438.91
Original price $438.91 - Original price $438.91
Original price $438.91
Current price $299.00
$299.00 - $299.00
Current price $299.00

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Get An Industry Standard Found In Studios Everywhere - The AKG C3000 Large-Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone

This large-diaphragm condenser microphone has been designed on the basis of feedback from sound engineers who have used the C12, C12 A, C414 EB and C414 B-ULS microphones in recording studios around the world for years. Using hand-selected state-of-the-art, reliable components as well as advanced manufacturing processes, the C3000 meets the highest professional standards and will withstand severe handling in the recording studio for many years.

The electronic circuitry of the microphone has been redesigned to achieve maximum dynamic range and a flat frequency response. Low self-noise and high headroom add up to a dynamic range of 136 dB (A-weighted).

The transducer element uses advanced backplate technology and a diaphragm that is gold-sputtered on one side only to prevent local shorting to the back electrode even at extremely high sound pressure levels.

The all-metal body ensures efficient rejection of RF interference so you can use the microphone near transmitter stations, along with wireless microphones or other communications equipment. 

Features
  • Proven performance for more than 15 years the standard for live applications and studio work
  • Ultralow-noise electronics and high headroom enable for high dynamic range and allow high SPL
  • Gold-sputtered one-inch capsule tuned in the tradition of AKG´s sonic expertise
  • Heavy-duty die-cast metal housing provides maximum protection on the road
  • Switchable 10dB attenuation pad allows close-in miking at extremely high sound pressure levels

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Audio frequency bandwidth: 20 - 20000 Hz
  • Maximum SPL: 150 dB
  • Equivalent noise level: 14 dB-A
  • Sensitivity: 20 mV/Pa
  • Signal to Noise: > 80 dB-A
  • Preattenuation Pad: -10 dB
  • Bass cut filter: 500 Hz, 6dB/octave
  • Electrical impedance: < 200 Ohms
  • Recommended load impedance: > 1000 Ohms

POWERING INTERFACE

  • Voltage: 9 to 52 V, 2mA
  • Current: 2 mA

AUDIO OUTPUT

  • Type: Balanced XLR
  • Gender: Male
  • Contacts: 3-pin

INSTRUMENT

  • Guitar Amps / Bass Amps: Yes
  • Drums / Percussion: Yes
  • Horns / Woodwinds: Yes
  • Piano / Strings: Yes
  • Vocals: Yes

Manufacturer: AKG
Model: C3000
SKU: I053333-N-0-WHXX
UPC: 885038028758


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