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AKG C414 XLS Reference Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone

  • Our Price
  • $1,099.00
  • Regular price MSRP: $1,379.00


Get A Microphone That's Been A Recording Studio Favorite For Decades With The AKG C414 XLS Reference Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone

The C414 XLS multipattern condenser microphone offers a choice of nine polar patterns for the perfect sonic capture for every application. A peak hold LED displays even the shortest overload peaks. For live sound applications and permanent installations, all controls can easily be disabled for trouble-free use. The C414 XLS maintains the sonic character of the legendary C414 B-ULS, the most popular AKG C414 version since 1971. Engineered for highest linearity and neutral sound, it has been the most versatile large-diaphragm microphone for decades.

  • Engineered for highest linearity and neutral sound for beautifully detailed recording of vocals and any acoustic instruments
  • Nine selectable polar patterns for the perfect setting for every application
  • Three attenuation levels (-6, -12, -18dB) for close up recording or high-output source of up to 15dB SPL
  • Three different switchable bass-cut filters to reduce wind noise, subsonic noice or proximity effect
  • Overload warning with audio peak hol LED to detect shortest audio peaks

General Specifications

  • Audio frequency bandwidth: 20 - 20000 Hz
  • Equivalent noise level: 6 dB-A
  • Sensitivity: 23 mV/Pa
  • Signal to Noise: 88 dB-A
  • Preattenuation Pad: -6; -12; -18 dB
  • Bass cut filter: 160; 80; 40 Hz
  • Electrical impedance: 200 Ohms
  • Recommended load impedance: 2200 Ohms
  • Polar Patterns: Cardioid, Figure of eight, Hypercardioid, Omnidirectional, and Wide Cardioid


  • Length: 38 mm
  • Width: 50 mm
  • Height: 160 mm
  • Net Weight: 300 g


  • Finish: dark gray/silver

Audio Output

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

Powering Interface

  • Voltage: 44 to 52 V
  • Current: 4.5 mA


  • Pro Studio: Yes


  • Vocals: Yes
  • Piano / Strings: Yes
  • Horns / Woodwinds: Yes

Manufacturer: AKG
Model: C414 XLS
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I248814-N-3-B
UPC: 885038025917