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AKG PERCEPTION 420 Professional large-dual-diaphragm true-condenser microphone with switchable polar pa.

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AKG PERCEPTION 420 Professional large-dual-diaphragm true-condenser microphone with switchable polar patterns.
Orchestra and ensemble recording
Percussions
A/B, X/Y, and M/S stereo recording
Ambience recording
Grand piano, woodwind and brass instruments
    
Perception 420

    Back-to-back large-diaphragm multi-pattern transducer
    True condenser technology
    High sensitivity and 155 dB maximum SPL capability
    Switchable 20 dB preattenuation pad
    Switchable bass cut filter
    Legendary, pristine AKG sound quality
    Complete with spider-type shock mount and aluminium carrying case

Perception 420 is a multi-pattern large-diaphragm condenser microphone for more demanding professional studio recording applications. Offering high sensitivity and 155 dB maximum SPL, the Perception 420 delivers a warm transparent sound quality ideally suited for ensemble recording, grand piano, woodwind and brass instruments as well as drums and percussion instruments. In addition, three selectable polar patterns – cardioid, omnidirectional or figure-eight – allow a wide range of stereo miking techniques and ambient recording.

A switchable bass cut filter and preattenuation pad enable the Perception 420 to be used close to sound sources in sound fields as high as 155 dB.

The microphone's chassis is made of precision-tooled zinc/aluminium alloy and boasts a dent resistant stainless-steel wire-mesh front grille. It comes complete with a spider-type shock mount in an aluminium carrying case.

Type    Dual-capsule,1-inch large-diaphragm, true condenser pressure-gradient microphone
Polar pattern    Cardioid, omnidirectional, figure-eight
Frequency range    20 to 20,000 Hz
Sensitivity    28 mV/Pa (-31 dBV)
Max. SPL    135/155 dB SPL (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, 300 Hz
Impedance    <=200 ohms
Recommended load impedance    >=1000 ohms
Powering    <=2 mA
Power requirement    48 V phantom power to DIN/IEC
Connector    3-pin XLR
Finish    metallic blue/nickel grille
Dimensions    53 dia. X 165 mm/2 x 6.5 in.
Net weight    525 g (18.5 oz.)
Shipping weight    1,970 g (4.3 lb.)

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Short Description PERCEPTION 420 Professional large-dual-diaphragm true-condenser microphone with switchable polar pa.
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Name AKG PERCEPTION 420 Professional large-dual-diaphragm true-condenser microphone with switchable polar pa.
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GTIN 9002761021066
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Manufacturer AKG