AKG C414 XLS

Condenser largediaphragm microphone

  • Successor to the C 414B XLS
  • Now with 9 switchable directional characteristics (cardioid, wide-cardioid, hypercardioid, omnidirectional, figure-8 + 4 intermediate positions)
  • Frequency range: 20 - 20,000 Hz
  • Dynamic range: 140 dB(SPL) max
  • 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)
  • Transformerless XLR Output (FET)
  • Incl. elastic mounting (H85), windshield (W414X) and aluminium case
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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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Sninx, 29.07.2019
I decided to take the plunge on this as I wanted a high quality vocal mic that I could also use as a drum overhead.

So far it has not disappointed. Its crisp detailed sound, and variety of pickup patterns make it a really versatile mic. So far I've used it on vocals, drums, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, and piano, and it's sounded great on everything. If you buy one condenser mic, buy this one
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Industry Standard for a reason.
Pablo Pant, 11.05.2020
An excellent microphone. All of its modes are useful and the ability to mix them makes this an extremely versatile mic. The sensitivity is excellent and by upgrading preamps and ADCs this can be the gift that keeps on giving.
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What a mic!
20.12.2016
It's a wonderful mic. Recording the cello, one of the most difficult instruments for recording, the sound is so nice, with details and without edges. I cannot find the words... It is really a beautiful mic!
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C414, nothing to say
AROSS, 11.01.2019
Classic mic, you can record whatever you want with it. Have a look to its features to know if it is the mic you need. But it's a good choice and a mic of professional quality. Not so expensive
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