AKG C314

Condenser microphone

  • 1" Large-diaphragm microphone with gold-coated double-diaphragm capsule based on the AKG classic C414
  • Switchable directional characteristics: Cardioid, omnidirectional, supercardioid, figure-8
  • Frequency range: 20 - 20,000 Hz
  • SPL: 135/155 dB
  • 8 dB Inherent noise
  • Sensitivity (Cardioid): 20 mV / Pa (-34 dBV)
  • Switchable 20 dB pad
  • 48 V +/- 4 V Phantom power required
  • Connector: 3-pin XLR connector
  • Dimensions: 160 x 55 x 43 mm
  • Weight: 300 g
  • Incl. H85 shock mount, metal case, SA60 stand adapter and W214 windshield
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Tube No
Switchable Polar Pattern Yes
Omnidirectional Yes
Cardioid Yes
Figure-8 Yes
Low Cut Yes
Pad Yes
shockmount included Yes
USB Microphone No
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A bit flat
Eli Thorne, 18.06.2020
I tested this at home in my (not entirely soundproofed) studio. I work as a voice actor from home, and so i'm used to how my room sounds, but this came over as a bit compressed and flat to me. Especially the high end seemed dulled when compared to other condensors. Apart from that, I find it a bit ugly! I know it shouldn't count, but i'm shallow like that. Good that there's so much detail in choosing the patterns and cuts though.
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Very Versatile Mic
Vox Lover, 02.08.2019
Super mic for the money, with the features I was looking for. Condenser with 4 patterns, so it works for all applications in the studio, Comes in a nice case, with a shock mount, and has the feel and the look of a quality mic from AKG. Super frequency response, tho it may need a bit of EQ tweaking depending on the room. Works well with vocals and acoustic instruments, as well as close miking of guitar cabs.
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perfect solution for the money
Ales kajtna, 22.03.2020
I get real akg 414 sound from it, for the normal price
very usefull for classic, recording, even in live, working on sax on bigband in live and get great resoults
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AKG 314
JORGELPN, 04.10.2019
Gran microfono de condensador para todo tipo de usos, en el estudio tengo el 414 y la respuesta en frecuencia es mas lineal que el 414. Con cuatro patrones polares y pad de atenuación no necesitas mas.
Excelente construcción. Viene en maletín muy resistente y con todos los accesorios, pinza, araña y antipop.
Gran microfono y alta calidad.
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