The Perception 170 is a 1/2"" small-diaphragm instrument microphone. It delivers incredibly precise sound with beautifully-detailed transients. It features AKG's new design and logo style, true condenser capsule technology, 20 dB preattenuation pad, and a cardioid pickup which minimizes off-axis sound. The diaphragm is housed in a rugged die-cast chassis.
In 2005, AKG launched the Perception microphone models 100 and 200 and it marked the beginning of a big success story. With Perception, AKG created a new series of microphones with legendary AKG sound and quality at an outstanding price/performance level. AKG's Perception Microphones are among the best in wired condenser microphones in their price point.
AKG Perception 170 Condenser Microphone Features
- 1/2"" small-diaphragm instrument mic
- Microphone delivers incredibly precise sound with beautifully-detailed transients
- 20 dB preattenuation pad allows use in sound fields as high as 155dB
- Cardioid pickup minimizes off-axis sound
- AKG's New Design and logo style
- True Condenser capsule technology
- Rugged die-cast chassis
- Gold-plated 3-pin XLR-type outputs
- Outstanding POP Packaging Design
AKG Perception 170 Condenser Microphone Specifications
- Capsule: 0.5-inch true condenser
- Polar pattern: Cardioid
- Frequency range: 20 - 20,000 Hz
- Sensitivity: 12 mV/Pa
- Preattenuation pad: 0 dB , -20 dB
- Max. SPL for 0.5% THD: 135 dB / 155 dB (0 / -20 dB)
- Impedance: <200 ohms
- Recommended load impedance: >1,000 ohms
- Powering: 48 V phantom power
- Current consumption: < 2 mA
- Output connector: Gold-plated 3-pin XLR-type
- Finish: Metallic blue
- Dimensions: .9"" x 6.3"" (22 x 160mm)
- Net/shipping weight: 130g (4.6 oz) / 455 g (16 oz)
- Standard accessories Stand adapter
Requires phantom power.
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