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AKG Perception 200

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Large-Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone with Shock Mount and Metal Case


The Perception 200 is a large diaphragm true condenser microphone offering outstanding build quality and excellent value. The useful features and the included accessories emphasize the versatility of this microphone. It delivers a classic warm and transparent sound and conforms to the stringent standards defined for AKG recording products.

The Perception 200's design is based on AKG's nearly six decades of experience and from input provided by sound engineers around the world that use AKG products every day.

This general purpose 1-inch large diaphragm microphone brings AKG studio quality to all areas of recording, specifically projects studios and live sound applications. The switchable bass roll-off and the pre-attenuation pad makes it perfectly suited even for sources with high sound pressure levels up to 145 dB SPL.


  • Professional general-purpose microphone

  • One-inch large-diaphragm true condenser capsule

  • Rugged metal housing

  • Cardioid polar pattern

  • Switchable bass roll-off

  • Switchable -10dB pre-attenuation pad

  • Elastic spider suspension included

  • Metal carrying case included


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

  • Polar pattern: cardioid

  • Frequency range: 20 to 20,000 Hz

  • Sensitivity: 18 mV/Pa (-35 dBV)

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

  • 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)

  • Preattenuation pad: -10 dB (switchable)

  • Bass cut filter slope: 12 dB/octave, 300 Hz

  • 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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