AKG C214 Matched Pair Condenser Microphone
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  • Regular price $999.00

Build on the success of the new C214 and the big demand AKG launched the C214 Stereo Set. The rugged construction of the C214 delivers a highly detailed and accurate sound not only in the studio, but on the road as well. The introduction of the Stereo Set provides users with a complete solution that delivers outstanding performance and excellent quality from a pair of C214's which comes complete with a comprehensive range of accessories.

Realistic stereo recordings require microphones with outstanding performance and excellent quality. It also requires performance consistency and accurate localization from the pair of microphones. Therefore, every factory-matched pair of C214‘s is created from thousands of individual microphones selected by AKG's sophisticated computer-aided matching method and the result is the highest possible correlation over the whole frequency range and virtually identical sensitivity for stunning, three-dimensional recordings.

The C214 uses the cardioid-only version of the legendary C414 large diaphragm microphone which has been awarded several times and used on thousands of hit records. Since its introduction in 1971 it has been on stage with artists of every musical genre and is also used by leading broadcast facilities the world over.

The new C214 captures sound combining one side of the legendary C414 dual-capsule system which results in an cardioid-only design with an outstanding performance close to the famous C414. The Ultra-Low Noise electronics are capable of handling up to 156 dB SPL but also enable for voice and orchestral instruments as well thanks to a low noise floor. Besides, the C214 will also work on low phantom power voltages from 12 up to 48 volts.

Additional features include an integrated suspension, a 20 dB attenuation pad and a low cut filter. The C214 stereo set comes complete with two spider-type shock mounts, two stand adapters, two windsocks, a stereo pair certificate and a rugged metal carrying case. This product is also available as Single Microphone Unit.

Polar Pattern: Cardioid
Frequency Range: 20 to 20,000 Hz
Sensitivity: 20 mV/Pa (-34 dBV)
Max. SPL: 136/156 dB SPL (0/-20 dB) (for 0.5% THD)
Equivalent Noise Level: 13 dB-A to IEC 60268-4 (A-weighted)
Signal/Noise Ratio: (A-weighted) 81 dB
Pre-Attenuation Pad: 0/-20 dB (switchable)
Bass Cut Filter Slope: 160 Hz, 6 dB/Octave, switchable
Impedance: <=200 ohms
Recommended Load Impedance: >=1000 ohms
Supply Voltage: 12 to 52 V Phantom power to IEC 61938
Powering: < 2 mA
Dynamic Range: 123/143 dB (0/-20 dB) (A-weighted)
Connector: IEC standard 3-pin XLR
Finish: matte grayish blue

What's In the Box?

2 x C214 Microphones
2 x Spider Shock Mounts
2 x SA60 Stand Adapters
2 x W214 Windscreens
1 x Aluminum Carrying Case 

Official AKG Documentation

AKG C214 - Cut Sheet 
AKG C214 - Polar Patterns 
AKG C214 - Quick Start Guide 
AKG C214 - Service Documentation