AKG continue their superb range of cost effective studio condenser microphones. The P420 offers 3 fixed polar patterns, being dual-capsule, and ships with an impressive hard shell case and shock-mount. The AKG P420 is exactly the same as the AKG P220 but with a multi pattern capsule. This microphone is ideal for recording vocals, acoustic instruments and percussion. Buy 2 and you can use the patterns to record in MS mode for a wide stereo field.
The P420 is a multi-pattern large diaphragm true condenser microphone for demanding project studio recording applications. Offering high sensitivity and 155dB maximum SPL, the P420 delivers a warm, transparent sound quality perfectly suited for ensemble recording, grand piano, woodwind and brass instruments, as well as drums and percussion. With three selectable polar patterns – cardioid, omnidirectional or figure 8 – it is an ideal tool for stereo miking techniques and ambient recording.
One-inch dual-diaphragm microphone with three selectable polar patterns for the perfect setting Low noise electronics for high dynamic range Switchable attenuation pad for high SPL applications up to 155 dB SPL