AKG Perception 170 Condenser Microphone
AKG Perception 170is a small-diaphragm true condenser microphone offering outstanding build quality and excellent value. The lightweight diaphragm of AKG Perception 170 delivers outstanding clarity and transient response and conforms to the stringent standards defined for AKG recording products.
AKG Perception 170's 1/2-inch small-diaphragm true condenser transducer brings AKG studio quality to the project studio and all other areas of recording. A switchable preattenuation pad enable the Perception 170 to be used close to sound sources delivering up to 155 dB SPL. The heavy-duty, all-metal chassis and reliable gold-plated XLR-type output make the Perception 170 an excellent choice for a variety of live sound applications, too.
A small-diaphragm performer
Type 0.5 inch diaphragm, externally polarized condenser
Polar pattern cardioid
Frequency range 20 to 20,000 Hz
Sensitivity 12 mV/Pa (-38 dBV)
Max. SPL 135 / 155 dB SPL (0 / -20 dB) for 0.5% THD
Equivalent noise level < 21 dB-A(IEC 60268-4)
Signal/noise ratio (A-weighted) 73 dB (re 1 Pa)
Preattenuation pad 0 dB, -20 dB
Impedance <200 ohms
Recommended load impedance >=1000 ohms
Current consumption <=2 mA
Power requirement 48 V phantom power to DIN/IEC
Connector 3-pin XLR-type (pin #2 hot)
Finish metallic blue
Dimensions 22 dia. X 160 mm/0.9 x 6.3 in.
Net weight 130 g (4.6 oz.)