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AKG C 420

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Headset Cardioid Condenser Microphone with 3-Pin XLR Connector


The C 420 cardioid condenser microphone was designed with a full frequency response bandwidth that delivers a pure, powerful sound and carries punch and presence to the audience. It is ideal for front vocalists, singing keyboard players, drummers, guitarists, dancers, and aerobics instructors. It has a new and fully adjustable headband and earpieces that fit comfortably and securely on your head. The C 420 has the cable exiting from the rear of the headband to stay out of the way of your performance.


  • Behind-the-head band for comfort and secure mounting

  • Miniature gooseneck for precise positioning

  • External shock mounting for freedom from interference

  • Adaptable to phantom powering or wireless operation


  • Transducer type: Condenser pressure gradient

  • Frequency response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz

  • Polar pattern: Cardioid

  • Impedance: 200 ohms

  • Output connector: XLR (C420), mini XLR (C420/L)

  • Sensitivity: 7 mV/Pa; -43 dB (re 1 V)

  • Powering: Phantom powering from 9 to 52 Vdc with power adapter

  • Sound pressure level for 1% /3% THD: 126/130 dB

  • Size: 4.9 in. (125 mm) x 5.0 in. (130 mm)

  • Net/Shipping weight: 1.1 oz./19.6 oz. (30 g/540 g)

  • Standard accessory: W 44 Windscreen

  • Optional Accessories:B 29 L battery operated phantom power supply with a 2 input mixer (used with the C 420 L version)B 18 E battery operated phantom power supply. (used with C 420)B 15 battery operated power supply

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C 420
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C 420
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