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High-performance large-diaphragm condenser microphone

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The C3000 high-performance, large-diaphragm condenser microphone has been a standard for live applications and studio recording for almost two decades. It is an excellent choice for vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, drum overhead and brass instrument miking. The switchable attenuation pad and low-cut filter enable high SPL up to 150dB and eliminate proximity effect.

The redesigned C3000 presents itself as a cost-effective, rugged workhorse with a sleek and classy finish.

  • Proven performance for more than 15 years
    the standard for live applications and studio recording
  • Ultralow-noise electronics and switchable attenuation pad
    enable high dynamic range and allow SPL up to 150dB
  • Switchable low-cut filter
    eliminates proximity effect
  • Classic sound made affordable
    gold-sputtered one-inch capsule tuned in the tradition of AKG?s sonic expertise
  • Heavy-duty die-cast metal housing
    provides maximum protection on stage and in the studio
Audio frequency bandwidth20 to 20000 Hz
Equivalent noise level14 dB-A
Sensitivity20 mV/Pa
Signal to Noise> 80 dB-A
Pre attenuation Pad-10 dB
Bass cut filter500 Hz, 6dB/octave
Electrical impedance<200 Ohms
Recommended load impedance>1000 Ohms
Polar PatternsCardioid
Net Weight320g