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AKG C 414 Brochure & Specs page 3

1-inch large-diaphragm pressure gradient microphone
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New
F or over 60 years,
F
or over 60 years, leading musicians
leading musicians
and engineers ha
and engineers have used legendar
ve used legendary y AKG
microphones to ca
microphones to capture their sound,
pture their sound, so so
that their audience hears ever
tha
t their audience hears every nuance.
The C 414 family has been one of the
The C 414 family has been one of the
world'
world's most widely-used and respected
s most widely-used and respected
studio and stage microphones in audio
studio and sta
ge microphones in audio
histor
history y . . With new useful fea
With new useful features and
tures and
even greater ease of use,
even grea
ter ease of use, we are able
we are able
to answer the demands from our ever
to ans
wer the demands from our ever- -
growing worldwide customer base.
gro
wing worldwide customer base.
Ever
Everything a
ything at a glance - with the new
t a glance - with the new
two-colour
two-colour-LEDs on the front of the
-LEDs on the front of the
microphone, important informa
microphone,
important information can
be read out a
be read out at a glance.
t a glance. The current
The current
setting for both prea
setting for both preattenua
ttenuation and
tion and
bass filter can be seen a
bass filter can be seen at the back.
t the back.
AKG
y nuance.
tion can
P erfect Sound for All:
P
erfect Sound for All:
Play it safe:
Play it safe:
Not just for a moment:
Not just for a moment:
Nine pickup patterns
Nine pickup patterns
Nine pickup patterns provide the perfect sound
Nine pickup patterns provide the perfect sound
for every application - without compromising
for ever
y application - without compromising
anything. Signal-bleeding from other sources
anything.
Signal-bleeding from other sources
can be minimised quickly and efficiently. . More-
can be minimised quickly and efficiently
over, , f f or on-stage applications gain-before-feed-
over
or on-stage applications gain-before-feed-
back can be maximised.
back can be maximised.
Lock Mode
Lock Mode
Live-sound engineers as well as engineers
Live-sound engineers as well as engineers
for theatre, opera,
for theatre,
opera, or musical productions
or musical productions
often use the same microphones for the same
often use the same microphones for the same
purposes every night,
purposes ever
y night, and may even install
and may even install
some microphones permanently
some microphones permanently. . In Lock Mode,
In Lock Mode,
all microphone controls are disabled, so that
all microphone controls are disabled,
the settings selected for a specific application
the settings selected for a specific application
(polar pattern, preattenuation pad,
(polar pattern,
preattenuation pad, bass cut
filter) cannot be changed unintentionally
filter) cannot be changed unintentionally. .
P eak Hold LED
P
eak Hold LED
The polar pattern indicator LEDs also provide
The polar pattern indicator LEDs also provide
an overload indication. With conventional peak
an overload indication.
With conventional peak
indicators, overload peaks lasting only for a
indicators,
overload peaks lasting only for a
fraction of a second may easily escape your
fraction of a second may easily escape your
attention.
attention. The new peak hold function makes sure
The new peak hold function makes sure
that you will notice even the shortest overload
that you will notice even the shortest overload
peak:
peak: If the microphone output level exceeds the
If the microphone output level exceeds the
overload limit,
overload limit, the currently active polar pattern
the currently active polar pattern
LED will change to red for about three seconds.
LED will change to red for about three seconds.
AKG SOUNDS BETTER
More-
so that
bass cut

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