AKG

Perception 170

AKG Quality in a Very Affordable Small-condenser Mic

AKG

Perception 170

AKG Quality in a Very Affordable Small-condenser Mic

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  • Key Info

AKG Perception 170 Small-diaphpragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone with Switchable 20dB Pad.

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Overview

The AKG Perception 170 small-diaphragm condenser microphone gives you the kind of quality performance and reliability you expect from AKG products, at an amazing value! The Perception 170 works great for everything from drum overheads to acoustic instruments and ensembles, and at this price, it's easy to pick up a pair for stereo miking applications. This cardioid-pattern mic includes a 20dB pad, and its incredibly clear, accurate sound and durable construction make it perfect for any mic locker. Get AKG quality for a great price with the Perception 170!

 

Perception Series

The AKG Perception Series includes the 120, 170, 220, and 420. Each model features a 20dB attenuation pad for an even wider range of miking capabilities including vocals, brass instruments, electric guitar amps and drums across multiple market applications of studio recording, live sound and broadcast. Designed and engineered in Vienna, Austria, the entire Perception line offers AKG's signature sound quality captured in a rugged precision-tooled zinc/aluminum alloy body with a dent-resistant stainless steel grille screen.

 

A small-diaphragm performer
The Perception 170 is a small-diaphragm true condenser microphone offering outstanding build quality and excellent value. The lightweight diaphragm delivers outstanding clarity and transient response and conforms to AKG's stringent quality standards. Its half-inch small-diaphragm true condenser transducer brings AKG studio quality to the project studio and all other areas of recording. A switchable preattenuation pad enable the Perception 170 to be used close to sound sources delivering up to 155 dB SPL. The heavy-duty, all-metal chassis and reliable gold-plated XLR-type output make the Perception 170 an excellent choice for a variety of live sound applications, too.
 

 

AKG quality
AKG has been designing and building top-quality microphones for over 60 years, and they continue to put great effort into meeting the needs of modern engineers, producers, and artists. From new, budget-minded models to classic studio essentials, AKG puts quality into every microphone they produce. When you see the familiar logo on an AKG mic, you know it's made to do the job, and do it well.
 

 

AKG Perception 170 Small-diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone Key Features:

 

  • Professional small-diaphragm, true condenser cardioid microphone
  • Switchable 20 dB preattenuation pad
  • Heavy-duty, roadworthy, all-metal construction
  • AKG sound quality
  • Designed and engineered by AKG in Vienna, Austria
  • Type: 0.5" diaphragm, externally polarized condenser
  • Polar pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency range: 20Hz-20kHz
  • Sensitivity: 12 mV/Pa (-38 dBV)
  • Max. SPL: 135/155dB SPL (0/-20dB) for 0.5% THD
  • Equivalent noise level: < 21 dB-A(IEC 60268-4)
  • Signal/noise ratio: (A-weighted) 73dB (re 1 Pa)
  • Preattenuation pad: 0dB, -20dB
  • Impedance: <200 ohms
  • Recommended load impedance: >=1000 ohms
  • Current consumption: <=2 mA
  • Power requirement: 48V phantom power to DIN/IEC
  • Connector: 3-pin XLR-type (pin #2 hot)
  • Finish: Metallic blue
SKU AKG0664
Brand AKG
Condition New
Colour Silver
Diaphragm Small
Capsule Type Condenser
Connection Wired
Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz
Microphone Impedance 200 ohms
Maximum SPL 135/155dB SPL (0/-20dB) for 0.5% THD
Microphone Sensitivity 12 mV/Pa (-38 dBV)
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Circuit Type Solid State
EAN 9002761021042

Delivery

UK Delivery

FREE Next Working Day Delivery on orders over £49.00.

Orders placed before 4pm will normally be dispatched the same day and will be delivered on the next working day between 9am and 6pm.

Delivery Upgrade Options (Over £49)

  • Pre 12.00pm Next Working Day - £4.99
  • Pre 10.30am Next Working Day - £14.69
  • Saturday / Sunday - £14.99

International Delivery

Delivery is charged at a flat rate of £21. The following list of countries are available at checkout:

Click here to view our delivery options

Returns

Flexible 30 Day Returns Period

If for whatever reason, you are dissatisfied with your purchase, you can return it to Music Matter within 30 days of receiving the item.

No Returns / Exchange On

  • Software where the item has been unsealed.
  • Software serial codes delivered by email

Click here to view our full Returns Policy.

Payments

Secure Online Payment Powered By Sage Pay 

We accept the following debit / credit cards:

Card Payments

Paypal

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Finance

Deko Finance

Instant Online Finance With Deko

Finance is a great way to spread the cost of your purchase.

To make it easy we’ve teamed up with Deko whose smart technology lets you apply for and complete the loan application quickly and entirely online.

Quick and Easy

Simply add the items to your basket and at the checkout, select the Deko finance option that suits you.

The quick application form should take no more than a couple of minutes to complete and you’ll receive an instant decision.

Click here for more information about aplying for finance.

Warranty

Minimum 12 Months Warranty

All new & used goods supplied by Music Matter are warranted free from defects for 12 months from the date of supply (unless otherwise stated).

Extended Warranty

Many manufacturers offer a free extended warranty upon registration.

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