AKG C414 XLII

Condenser Large Diaphragm Microphone

  • Successor to the C 414B-TLII
  • Now with 9 switchable polar patterns (cardioid, wide-cardioid, hypercardioid, omnidirectional, figure-8 + 4 intermediate positions)
  • Frequency range: 20 - 20,000 Hz
  • Dynamic range: 140 dB(SPL) max
  • Improved detail above 4kHz
  • Lock mode to save the settings
  • Peak-Hold display
  • Status LEDs
  • 3-Way switchable bass cut filter (0/40/80/160 Hz)
  • 3 Preattenuation pads (0/-6/-12/-18 dB)
  • Microphone capsule: CK12
  • Transformerless XLR Output (FET)
  • Incl. elastic mount (H85), pop filter (PF80), windshield (W414X) and aluminium case
No JavaScript? No Audio Samples! :-(

Audio Examples

 
0:00
  • Ballad Female
  • Ballad Female Dry
  • Ballad Male Dry
  • Ballad Male
  • Soul Female
  • Soul Female Dry
  • Soul Male
  • Soul Male Dry
  • Shaker
  • Woodblock
  • Show more

Further Information

Tube No
Switchable Polar Pattern Yes
Omnidirectional Yes
Cardioid Yes
Figure-8 Yes
Low Cut Yes
Pad Yes
shockmount included Yes
USB Microphone No

These are other customers' choices:

Customers who looked at this item have bought these:

AKG C414 XLII
32% bought this exact product
AKG C414 XLII
Available immediately
Available immediately

This item is in stock and can be dispatched immediately.

Standard Delivery Times
$766 Add to Basket
Shure SM 7 B
10% bought Shure SM 7 B $369
AKG C414 XLS
9% bought AKG C414 XLS $649
Rode NT1-A Complete Vocal Recording
5% bought Rode NT1-A Complete Vocal Recording $175
Aston Microphones Origin
4% bought Aston Microphones Origin $209
Our most popular Large Diaphragm Microphones
57 Customer Ratings:
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
4.9 /5
  • features
  • sound
  • quality
Total
features
sound
quality
AKG C414 XLII
Devoy, 21.04.2020
A classic and versatile mic with the 9 switchable polar patterns. with Iits highly detailed sound, this microphone proves as a great tool to have, whether it's recording any acoustic instrument or vocals (or even foley), it will provide you with a pristine sound with the right acoustics. Highly recommend with the reasonable price and the fact that you can record whatever you need with it
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
features
sound
quality
Sound good. Beware
Jibu, 10.03.2018
Please bear in mind that the new batch of AKG C414 XLII is Made in Hungary and not Austria any more. Thomann's website pictures till show that it is made in Austria. I was a bit worried about that. Do not know, if there is any other difference in the product itself, because I have never used C414 before. Sounds good to my ears, compared to some other brands.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
features
sound
quality
Great mic for anything
unLaXo, 13.12.2017
This mic is extraordinary in all aspects. Changeable polar characteristic, roll off filter... It sounds great!
In studio the vocals are airy and sweet and full, acoustic guitar is exact, hi-hat controlled.
In live I use it mainly for ambience if IEM is used. Great option!!! Also overheads are suitable.
They are not made in Autria anymore. Made in Hungary. I can not say if there is significant difference due to production country change. Did not use older versions of this mic.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
features
sound
quality
Fantastic Mic
Don D, 09.08.2018
This is the most universal mic used ever. This mic can be used for any application.
Having nine polar pattern settings on one mike makes it indispensable. My recordings have been greatly improved by the use of this mike.
Very low noise and detailed clarity. Crystal clear vocals with a nice little boost around the upper mids and highs give it great presence and will cut through the most dense mixes.

I am really happy with this purchase.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
$766 €693.28
Plus $49.49 shipping

The price in USD is a guideline price only!

Available immediately
Available immediately

This item is in stock and can be dispatched immediately.

Standard Delivery Times
Share This Product
Your Contacts
Phone: +49-9546-9223-35
FAX: +49-9546-9223-24
Phone: +49-9546-9223-30
FAX: +49-9546-922328
Phone: +49-9546-9223-26
FAX: +49-9546-9223-24
Online Guides
Large Diaphragm Microphones
Large Diaphragm Microphones
They pick up any sound! In this guide, we have tracked down the most popular condenser microphones for you.
 
 
 
 
 
Downloads
Downloads
Downloads
 
 
 
 
 
test results:
Offers include VAT and are valid as long as stocks last. We do not accept liability for typographical errors or inaccurate information of any kind. *RRP = manufacturer's / distributor's recommended retail price in Germany
(4)
Recently Viewed
Behringer CAT

Analogue Synthesiser VCO 1 with 4 miscible waveforms (sawtooth, triangle, pulse and suboctave), Pulse width modulation and two adjustable modulation sources, VCO 2 with 3 mixable waveforms (sawtooth triangle and suboctave) and two adjustable modulation sources, Low pass filter...

Recently Viewed
Adam T8V

Adam T8V; Active Nearfield Monitor; 8" Woofer; 1.9" U-ART Accelerated Ribbon Tweeter; 2x Class-D Amp: 70 Watts RMS Woofer, 20 Watts RMS Tweeter; Frequency Range: 33 Hz - 25 kHz; Crossover Frequency: 2.6 kHz; max. SPL: 118 dB (1m /...

Recently Viewed
K&M 80310

K&M 80310 disinfectant stand with bracket; bottle holder dimensions: 102 x 91 mm; base diameter: 275 mm; drip cup can be removed for cleaning; with bracket to fix the disinfectant bottle ; round base; weight: 3,6 kg; colour: pure white;...

(3)
Recently Viewed
iZotope Music Maker's Bundle

iZotope Music Maker's Bundle (ESD); Plugin-Bundle; contains eight essential tools for audio editing and creative music production; consists of BreakTweaker Exp, Stutter Edit, Trash 2, Iris 2, Elements Suite (Nectar Elements, Neutron Elements, Ozone Elements und RX Elements); supported formats...

Recently Viewed
Rode Wireless GO White

Rode Wireless GO White; Digital Wireless Microphone System; ultra-compact and lightweight set of transmitter and receiver; series III 2.4 GHz digital transmission; clip-on transmitter TX with built-in microphone (omni capsule); maximum SPL: 100 dB; Frequency Range: 50 Hz – 20...

Recently Viewed
Rode Lavalier GO White

Rode Lavalier GO White; Lavalier Microphone; pairs perfectly with Røde Wireless GO (item 463781); works with most other devices with a 3.5mm TRS microphone input; compatible with most laptops, DSLR cameras, mobile recorders etc.; broadcast grade omnidirectional condensor capsule; Frequency...

Recently Viewed
Yamaha PSR-E273

Yamaha PSR-E273 Keyboard - 61x keys, 384 sounds + 17 drum/SFX kits, 143 preset styles, 112 internal songs, 32-note polyphony, Effects: Reverb, Chorus, Ultra-Wide Stereo, Master EQ; One Touch Setting, Metronome, Transpose, duo function, connection: AUX In (Stereo-mini), headphone, Sustain...

(1)
Recently Viewed
Presonus ioStation 24c

Audio Interface and Controller 2 x 2 USB 2.0 (USB C) recording interface with 24-bit / 192 kHz, 2 x Mic / Line / Instrument XLR combo input jacks, 2 x Line output 6.3 mm jack symmetrical, Stereo headphone...

(1)
Recently Viewed
Behringer Eurorack Go

Behringer Eurorack Go; Eurorack case; two rows with 140 HP each, build-in busboard with 32 headers for Eurorack modules;, vertical positioning possible via integrated tilt stand; 96 sliding nuts (M3) pre-installed; maximum module depth: 40mm (lower row), 62mm (upper row);...

(1)
Recently Viewed
Mackie CR3-X

Multimedia Monitors Equipped with a 3" woofer and a 0.75" tweeter, Power: 50 W, Frequency range: 80 - 20,000 Hz (-3 dB), Housing: MDF, Power supply: 100 - 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz, Dimensions (W x H x D):...

(1)
Recently Viewed
K&M 80320

K&M 80320 Disinfectant stand for Euro dispenser; base diameter: 275 mm; round base; drip cup can be removed for cleaning; two different drilling patterns, so Euro dispensers for 350/500 ml and 1,000 ml containers can be attached; weight: 4,1kg; colour:...

Recently Viewed
Saramonic Blink 500 B4

Saramonic Blink 500 B4; Ultracompact 2.4GHz Dual-Channel Wireless Microphone System with 2 transmitter and Lavalier for Apple iPhone and iPad that provides broadcast-quality sound; The RXDi battery-free MFi certified Lightning receiver is extremely lightweight, space efficient and works perfectly when...

Give Feedback
Feedback Found an error or want to give us feedback about this page?

We're looking forward to hearing from you and aim to solve any problems as soon as we can.