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AKG C 3000 Professional Stage / Studio Microphone  From AKG

Professional Stage / Studio Microphone

AKG Microphones

$279.00

Retail:  $349.00

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Manufacturer's Description from AKG

Since its introduction in 1993, the 3000 has become a standard for a wide range of both studio and onstage applications. The new redesigned C 3000 is a cost-effective and aesthetically pleasing product update which maintains the popular characteristics of the C 3000, however, a new sleek and classy finish showcases AKG’s new Corporate Design. It is a great selection for both recording and live sound applications, where maximum sound quality and robustness are a must, and the competitive price makes the C 3000 a must-have.

The new C 3000 features a cardioid pickup pattern, a 20Hz to 20kHz frequency response, low noise electronics, high SPL capability and an internal shock mount, which drastically reduces handling noise from mic stands or cables. The switchable 10dB attenuation pad increases the SPL capability by 10 dB and accommodates loud instruments like brass instruments or guitar amplifiers with ease. The switchable first-order 500Hz low-frequency filter eliminates the proximity effect for close-miking.
The standard accessories are a metal carrying case and a spider-type shock mount.

Proven for more than 15 years and affordably priced, the C 3000 is an excellent choice for every high-quality recording or demanding live sound application.

  • Gold-sputtered one-inch large diaphragm with patented Edge-Terminated Back-Plate Technology
  • Proven performance for more than 15 years for both studio and stage
  • Internal windscreen protects from wind and breath generated "pops"
  • Well designed circuitry provides high SPL capability and low distortion
  • Switchable attenuation pad enables for high SPL up to 150 dB
  • Switchable low cut filter (500Hz, 6 dB/octave) eliminates proximity effect
  • Comes complete with H 85 spider-type shock mount and metal carrying case
  • Designed and engineered in Vienna, Austria
AKG Microphones

About Manufacturer

Around the world recording studios, radio and TV stations, opera houses and famous stages count on AKG products. Internationally known musicians and show-stars have frequently been seen using our high-quality microphones and headphones for many decades. Today AKG is one of the leading manufacturers of high-quality microphones, headphones and wireless-equipment. Listed below is the brief story of one of the most famous brands in the professional audio-world. AKG, founded in Vienna by Dr. Rudolf Goerike and Ernst Pless, soon became one of the biggest players in the world of sound. Today AKG is synonymous with good sound, stands for passion in music providing the highest quality and ongoing innovation in the world of music. The company was founded in 1947 and within months, the first AKG microphones were being used in radio stations, theatres and Jazz-Clubs. The products (the AKG DYN Series) were at that time manufactured by hand by five workers. In 1949, the first AKG headphones came on the market. Then, in the early fifties AKG made a breakthrough with several new products: Totally new technologies like the world’s first high quality condenser microphone, the D 12 with its cardioid characteristics, the world’s first remote-controlled multi-pattern capacitor microphone, the C 12 and the D 36 made acoustic history. One of the first customers of the famous C 12 microphone was the BBC in London.

Specifications

Capsule: 1” Large Diaphragm Back-Plate Condenser 
Polar pattern: Cardioid 
Frequency response: 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz
Sensitivity: 20 mV/Pa (-34 dBV)
Signal/Noise ratio: 80 dB (A-weighted)
Maximum SPL: 140/150 dB SPL (0/-10 dB Pad)