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AKG P420 Multi Pattern Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

AKG P420 Multi Pattern Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone



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A well-balanced large-diaphragm microphone, capable of delivering smooth, high-end detail with it's fair share of richness and warmth, across a variety of selectable polar patterns.

A Highly-Versatile Studio Microphone

Designed to meet the daily demands of a project or home studio, the AKG P420 condenser microphone features a thin dual-diaphragm that delivers a warm, transparent sound. Complete with a versatile set of controls, this microphone is perfectly suited for repeated studio use, under a variety of applications and miking techniques.

AKG P420 Dual Capsule Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone Features:

  • One-Inch Dual-Diaphragm Microphone
  • Three Selectable Polar Patterns
  • Low Noise Electronics
  • High Dynamic Range
  • Switchable Attenuation Pad
  • Switchable Bass-Cut Filter

Studio Applications

With three selectable polar-patterns - cardioid, figure eight and omnidirectional - all easily switchable on the microphones front, the recording possibilties are seemingly endless. Perfectly suited to capture grand pianos, ensembles, woodwind, brass and even percussion - the clarity and warmth of this microphone are where it excels.


With the addition of a bass-cut filter switch and an attenuation pad switch on the rear, this microphone boasts a truly felxible array of professional tools to work with.

Perfect for studio use, the bass-cut is ideal for removing any unwanted rumble or hum from your recording environment, whilst the attenuation pad is perfect for any high-volume recording situations, such as perucussion where you need to compensate for the dynamics.

AKG P420 Dual Capsule Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone Specifications:


  • Audio frequency bandwidth: 20 - 20000 Hz
  • Equivalent noise level: 15 dB-A
  • Sensitivity: 28 mV/Pa
  • Signal to Noise: 79 dB-A
  • Preattenuation Pad: -20 dB
  • Bass cut filter: 300 Hz - 12 dB/octave
  • Electrical impedance: <= 200 Ohms
  • Recommended load impedance: >= 1000 Ohms
  • Polar Patterns: Cardioid, Omnidirectional, and Figure of eight


  • Length: 165 mm
  • Diameter: 54 mm
  • Net Weight: 530 g

Audio Output

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

Powering Interface

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


  • Project Studio: Yes


  • Piano / Strings: Yes
  • Horns / Woodwinds: Yes
  • Drums / Percussion: Yes
More Information
Manufacturer AKG
SKU 128928
Shipping Weight (kg) 3.000000
MPN P420
Warranty 2 years


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