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AKG Perception 100

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Large-Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone with Metal Stand Clamp


The Perception 100 is a large-diaphragm true condenser microphone offering solid build quality, good performance and excellent value. It delivers a classic warm, transparent sound that conforms to the stringent standards defined for AKG recording products.

The Perception 100's designed is based on AKG's long-standing nearly six decades of experience and from input provided by sound engineers around the world that use AKG studio microphones every day.

This general-purpose true 1-inch large-diaphragm microphone brings AKG studio quality to all areas of recording, specifically project studios and live sound applications.


  • Professional general-purpose microphone

  • One-inch, large-diaphragm true-condenser capsule

  • Cardioid polar pattern

  • Rugged metal housing

  • Comes with metal stand adapter


  • Type: 1-inch large-diaphragm, true condenser pressure-gradient microphone

  • Polar pattern: cardiod

  • Frequency range: 20 to 20,000 Hz

  • Sensitivity: 18 mV/Pa (-35 dBV)

  • Max. SPL: 135 dB (for k=0,5 %)

  • Equivalent noise level (CCIR 468-2): 26 dB

  • Equivalent noise level: 16 db-A (to IEC 60268-4)

  • Signal/noise ratio (A-weighted): 78 dB (re 1 Pa)

  • Impedance: <=200 ohms

  • Recommended load impedance: >=1000 ohms

  • Supply voltage: 48 V +/-4 V phantom power to DIN 45 596 / 268-15IEC

  • Current consumption: <=2 mA

  • Environment: temperature: -10C to +60C, R.H.: 80% (+25C)

  • Connector: 3-pin XLR (pin 2 hot)

  • Dimensions: 53 dia. x 160 mm high / 2 x 6.3 in.

  • Net weight: 525 g / 1.2 lbs.


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