AKG P170 Project Studio Line Instrument Condenser Microphone

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AKG P170 Project Studio Line Instrument Condenser Microphone features Switchable 20dB preattenuation pad

A cross-studio workhorse The AKG P170 is a general-purpose, small diaphragm microphone that brings AKG studio quality to the world of audio recording. Studio, live sound, and broadcasting all benefit from its delicate prowess.

The AKG P170 rewards you with professional sound in any situation. Additionally, the AKG P170 features a switchable attenuation pad that lets you increase the headroom by 20dB for distortion-free, close mic recording. It offers great sound to every application and is ideal for use as a drum overhead, on acoustic instruments, ensembles, guitars and other string instruments. Simply put, the P170 is Ideal for both the studio and stage.

Thanks to its small and lightweight design, the AKG P170 can be easily adjusted into any position for recording. The AKG P170 delivers outstanding clarity and transient response, plus it can handle sound pressure levels of up to 155dB without distortion. Due to its size - the P170 has all angles covered.

Rugged build - great for stage and studio The AKG P170 features an all-metal body construction which is not only durable, but also adds the rejection of RF interference, meaning you can use the mic near transmitter stations, wireless microphones, or other communications equipment.

Ideal for both the studio and stage, the AKG P170's heavy-duty body and front grill ensure protection, and is also built to resist high temperatures and humidity.


  • Professional small-diaphragm, true condenser cardioid microphone
  • Versatile mic ideal for drum overheads, acoustic guitar, ensembles, string instruments and more
  • Heavy-duty, roadworthy, all-metal construction
  • Switchable 20dB preattenuation pad
  • AKG sound quality
  • Cardiod polar pattern
  • Requires +48V phantom power
  • High headroom, minimum distortion
  • Includes stand adapter

Technical Specifications

  • Audio Frequency Bandwidth: 20 to 20000 Hz
  • Sensitivity: 15 mV/Pa
  • Equivalent Noise Level: 19 dB-A
  • Singal To Noise: 75 dB-A
  • Preattenuation Pad: -20dB
  • Electrical Impedance: <= 200 Ohms
  • Recommended Load Impedance: >=1000 Ohms
  • Voltage: 44 to 52 V
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  • Output Type: Balanced XLR
  • Gender: Male
  • Contacts: 3-pin
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