AKG P170 High Performance Instrument Condenser Microphone

AKG P170 High Performance Instrument Condenser Microphone



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AKG P170 High Performance Instrument Condenser Microphone
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With outstanding clarity and transient response, this small-diaphragm condenser microphone is a perfect match for capturing natural-sounding acoustical sources.

Confidence In Clarity

Specifically designed for use with stringed instruments and acoustic sources, this affordable and versatile microphone shines when placed on an anything from an acoustic guitar to a mandolin or even as a pair of drum overheads!

AKG P170 High-Performance Instrument Condenser Microphone Features:

  • Detailed Sound Image
  • Suited for Acoustic Instruments
  • Small Diaphragm Condenser
  • Rugged & Robust All-Metal Body
  • Switchable -20dB Attenuation Pad
  • Cardioid Polar Pattern

Classic AKG Tone

Considered by many industry professionals as the more affordable alternative to the legendary AKG C415 B, you already know that this microphone has descended from a respected lineage of studio-based workhorses.

Responsive Sound

Thanks to its lightweight, 1/2" true condenser transducer diaphragm, the P170 is able to deliver outstanding clarity and transient response - Perfect for capturing the crisp plucks of an acoustic guitar or the ringing hi-hats over-head on a drum kit. Complete with a handy -20dB attenuation pad, you can extend your recording versatility to include higher-volume sound sources when necessary.

Built To Last

Thanks to an all-metal, heavy-duty body design, you'll feel safe in the knowledge that your microphone is well protected and capable of taking a few expected knocks from day to day use. Complete with a mic-stand adapter, you can be sure of compatibility, no matter your equipment.

What's Included?

  • 1 x P170 Microphone
  • 1 x Stand Adapter

AKG P170 High-Performance Instrument Condenser Microphone Specifications:


  • Audio frequency bandwidth: 20 - 20000 Hz
  • Equivalent noise leve: l19 dB-A
  • Sensitivity: 15 mV/Pa
  • Signal to Noise: 75 dB-A
  • Preattenuation Pad: -20 dB
  • Electrical impedance: <= 200 Ohms
  • Recommended load impedance: >=1000 Ohms
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid


  • Height: 160 mm
  • Diameter: 22 mm
  • Net Weight: 130 g

Audio Output

  • Type: Balanced XLR
  • Gender: Male
  • Contacts: 3-pin

Powering Interface

  • Voltage: 44 to 52 V
  • Current: <= 3 mA


  • Project Studio: Yes
  • Live Instrument: Yes


  • Drums / Percussion: Yes
  • Horns / Woodwinds: Yes
  • Piano / Strings: Yes
More Information
Manufacturer AKG
SKU 128926
Shipping Weight (kg) 3.000000
MPN P170
Warranty 2 Years


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