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AKG Perception 150

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Small-Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone with Stand Adapter


The Perception 150 is a small diaphragm true condenser microphone offering outstanding build quality and excellent value. It delivers a transparent sound with outstanding transient response and conforms to the stringent standards defined for AKG recording products.

The Perception 150's design is based on AKG's six decades of experience and from input provided by sound engineers around the world that use AKG microphones every day.

This general-purpose small diaphragm microphone brings AKG studio quality to all areas, specifically project studios and live sound applications. The switchable pre-attenuation pad makes it perfectly suited even for sources with high sound pressure levels up to 145 dB SPL.


  • Professional small diaphragm microphone

  • Highly precise sound

  • Rugged metal housing

  • Cardioid polar pattern

  • Switchable -10dB pre-attenuation pad


  • Polar pattern: Cardioid

  • Frequency range: 20 to 20,000 Hz

  • Sensitivity: 12 mV/Pa (- 38.5 dBV +- 3dB)

  • Max. SPL: 135 / 145 dB SPL (0 / -10 dB) for 0.5% THD

  • Equivalent noise level (CCIR 468-2): < 32 dB

  • Equivalent noise level: < 21 dB-A (to IEC 60268-4)

  • Signal/noise ratio (A-weighted): 73 dB (re 1 Pa)

  • Preattenuation pad: -10 dB (switchable)

  • Impedance: <=200 ohms

  • Recommended load impedance: >=1000 ohms

  • Supply voltage: 48 V phantom power to DIN 45596/IEC 268-15

  • Current consumption: <=2 mA

  • Connector: 3-pin XLR-type (pin #2 hot)

  • Net weight: 130 grams / 0.29 lb


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