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AKG Perception 820 Tube Condenser Microphone

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AKG Perception 820 Tube

 large-diaphragm condenser microphone from AKG provides a classic, warm tube sound at an affordable price. The AKG Perception 820 mic features dual 1" diaphragms with True Condenser technology, as well as ECC 83 dual-triode tube circuitry for rich, detailed sound.

The remote power supply of AKG Perception 820 features a pickup pattern selector, which can be set to omni, cardioid, and figure 8, as well as 6 intermediate patterns, for a total of 9 selectable patterns. The remote also features a -20dB pad, a switchable bass cut filter, and a ground-lift switch. The AKG Perception 820 microphone was designed and engineered in Vienna, Austria and includes a shock mount and a metal carrying case.


Two back-to-back one-inch large diaphragms of AKG Perception 820 featuring True Condenser Technology

An ECC 83 dual-triode tube circuitry emphasizes even-order harmonics for rich, smooth and three-dimensional sound

The elegant remote control unit of AKG Perception 820 allows selection of 9 different pickup patterns from omnidirectional to cardioid to figure 8

The switchable bass cut filter (80 Hz, 12 dB/oct) of AKG Perception 820 reduces unwanted rumble or footfall noise

A 20 dB allenuation pad enables for high SPL applications up to 155 dB

Brush-finished, anodized Aluminium front plate and all-metal housing for maximum shielding

A ground lift switch prevents unwanted hum if necessary

Designed and engineered in Vienna, Austria


Type: 1-inch dual-diaphragm, true condenser pressuregradient
Polar pattern: selectable on Remote Control Unit
Figure eight
Plus six intermediate patterns
Frequency Range: 20 to 20,000 Hz
Sensitivity: 20 mV/Pa (-34 dBV ? dB)
Max SPL: 135/155 dB SPL (0/-20 dB) for 0.5% THD
Equivalent noise level: 16 dB-A (IEC 60268-4)
Preattenuation pad: -20 dB (switchable on Remote Control Unit)
Bass cut filter slope: 12 dB/Oktave, 80 Hz (switchable on Remote Control Unit)
Impedance: <=200 ohms
Recommended load impedance: >=1000 ohms
Power: Powered via Remote Control Unit
Connector: dedicated 7-pin male XLR
Remote Control Unit Audio/control input: dedicated 7-pin female XLR
Audio output: standard 3-pin male XLR, balanced, pin 2 hot
Polar pattern selector: 9-position detented rotary switch
Bass cut filter switch: 2-position toggle switch
Preattenuation switch: 2-position toggle switch
Power voltage: 210-240 VAC or 110-120 VAC, selectable
Primary fuse: 125 mA / 250 V slow-blow
Dimensions (Dia x H): 2 x 8.3 inches (53 x 212 mm)
Net weight: 1.9 lbs (870 g)

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