The AKG C414 has been a legend since 1971. Well known for capturing overheads, acoustic guitars and vocals. So, what's the difference between this and the XLII? Well it's really in the capsule, The XLS has a more distinct classic C414 sound where the GOLD XLII has a slight presence bump at about 3 k to make a vocal pop. The C414 XLS multi-pattern condenser microphone offers a choice of nine polar patterns for the perfect sonic capture for every application. A peak hold LED displays even the shortest overload peaks.
For live-sound applications and permanent installations, all controls can easily be disabled for trouble-free use.The C414 XLS maintains the sonic character of the legendary C414 B-ULS, the most popular AKG C414 version since 1971. Engineered for highest linearity and neutral sound, it has been the most versatile large-diaphragm microphone for decades.
Engineered for highest linearity and neutral sound for beautifully detailed recording of vocals and any acoustic instrument
Nine selectable polar patterns for the perfect setting for every application
Three attenuation levels (-6/-12/-18dB) for close-up recording or high-output sources of up to 158dB SPL
Three different switchable bass-cut filters to reduce wind noise, subsonic noise or proximity effect
Overload warning with audio peak hold LED to detect shortest audio peaks
** INCLUDED ACCESSORIES: H85 UNIVERSAL SHOCK MOUNT, PF80 POP FILTER, W414 WINDSCREEN, & METAL CARRYING CASE.
AKG C414 XLS TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:
GENERAL Audio Frequency bandwidth 20 to 20000 Hz Sensitivity 23 mV/Pa Equivalent Noise Level 6 dB-A Signal to Noise 88 dB-A Preattunation Pad -6; -12; -18 dB Bass Cut Filter 160; 80; 40 Hz Electrical Impedance 200 Ohms Recommended Load Impedance 2200 Ohms