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AKG C 414 Brochure & Specs page 6

1-inch large-diaphragm pressure gradient microphone
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The Anatomy
for great
edge-terminated capsule
gold-sputtered diaphragms ensure
maximum reliability on the road
ultrahigh precision parts with
tolerances inthe region of microns
assembled with great care in our
factory in Vienna
Integrated capsule suspension
eliminates structurally-transmitted
vibrations that interfere and cover
the sound
Nine polar patterns
the one-inch twin-diaphragm capsule
enables to choose the perfect setting
for every application
Lock Mode
for live-sound applications and
permanent installations all controls
can be easily disabled
cannot be changed unintentionally
Transformerless Output
ensures 152 dB dynamic range
over the entire audio spectrum
3-pin XLR connector contacts for loss-free signal
extreme low self noise (6 dB only)
low impedance
Leading-edge technology and state-of-the-art components
Leading-edge technolog
y and state-of-the-art components
shortest possible signal path for maximum performance
shortest possible signal path for maximum performance
converter stage for extra protection against moisture
converter stage for extra protection against moisture
stable, noise-free operating
Three switchable
pre-attenuation levels
controlled by the polarisation
voltage enable for close-up
recording or for high output
sources up to 158 dB SPL
Three switchable bass filters
two steep 40/80 Hz filters
@ 12 dB/octave reduce wind
noise or vibrations from stage
One gentle 160 Hz filter
@ 6 dB/octave for minimising
proximity effect
Peak Hold LED
overload indication with peak
hold function
indicates even
shortest overload peaks
high impedance
DC converter for



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