A LEGEND SINCE 1971 - the most versatile microphone for vocals and instruments in studio and on stage. This microphone has legendary status. Well know for capturing overheads, acoustic guitars and vocals. Every studio must have a C414. The C414 XLS multipattern 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.