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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Professional Microphones

Professional Microphones

Professional Microphones are used in a lot of purposes. They are used in television programs, they are used in press, Radio, stadiums, phone, communication and of course IN MUSIC INDUSTRY! The purposes of high quality microphone is to give clear and powerful voice.

"Microphone" word comes from two Greek words micros( small, little) and "phone" ( sound).

There are many types of microphones, but all have one thing in common. All microphones have some kind of membrane that catches sound waves and creates a shift using a technology that uses the microphone that made electrical signal. Sound vibrations caused by vibration microphone membrane, thus causing electrical motion.

Professional Microphone C 414 LTD

The AKG C 414 B XLS is a reference-quality microphone especially used for accurate, beautifully-detailed pickup of any acoustic instrument. This microphone is great solution for recording solo vocals or any acoustic instruments. The self-noise that give this microphone is very low, almost it not even exist.

Some of most important features :


  • All switchable components operate in low impedance circuits for ultra-high reliability even in extreme hard situations

  • Very low self-noise and very high sensitivity

  • It have Five switchable polar patterns for placement and application flexibility

  • There are Two-color LED diode witch gives you visual indication of output overload, and they informed you witch polar pattern you use

  • Elastic capsule suspension very good minimizes structurally-transmitted noise from chassis vibration

  • It have High sound pressure level capability, 140 - 158dB, and wide dynamic range

As you can reed is very quality microphone but it is very expensive. It cost

496.00 £

But I will give you some basic specifications to see that this microphone is worth every penny

Specifications :


  1. Polar patterns are : omnidirectional, wide cardioid, cardioid, hyper cardioid, figure eight

  2. Impedance: <=200 Ω

  3. Connector: XLR 3pM

  4. Colors : grey/black

  5. Dimensions: 160 x 50 x 38mm

  6. Weight: 300g




    Professional Microphone AKG C 12VR

    This microphone has a very long tradition. First microphone of this kind was C 12 cased in 1963. This is legendary recording device. AKG C 12 is used from all famous singers and producers in music industry. AKG C 12VR have original AKG C 12 electronic parts, but this microphone have a little corrections. The new AKG C 12VR have a very low self-noise and it is more quality then original C 12.
    This microphone is one of most expensive on market ever. If you want it you will must pay $4,999.00. Many of us can not afford it.
    The specifications :
    • Polar Pattern : mnidirectional, wide cardioid, cardioid, 6 remotely controllable between position
    • Frequency range: 30Hz - 20 KHz
    • Sensitivity: 10mV/Pa (-40dbV)
    • Maximum SPL: 128/138/148dB (k = 3%)
    • Noise Level: 22dB (A) according to DIN45421
    • Impedance: 200 Ohm
    • Connector: DIN 12p
    • Colors: green / gold
    • Dimensions: 225 x Æ42mm
    • Weight: 680g

    AKG Solidtube Professional Microphone

    AKG Solid tube is condenser microphone is result of a half century experience in studying and building of first-class transducers. This microphone is not so expensive but it is great recording device. Its have a vary low self-noise, that produce the warmth and depth of sound only achieved in a tube microphone. The large condenser in the tube gives you phantom power and very professional clarity of sound.
    Specifications :
    • Polar Pattern : cardioid
    • Frequency range : 20 Hz - 20 KHz
    • Sensitivity: 20mV/Pa (-34dbV)
    • Maximum SPL: 130/145dB (THD = 3%)
    • Noise Level: 20dB (A) according to DIN45421
    • Impedance: 200 Ohm
    • Connector: XLR 6pm
    • Color : Silver / grey
    • Dimensions: 219 x Æ63.5/57mm
    • Weight: 920g

    AKG C 2000B Professional Microphone

    AKG C 2000B have almost ruler-flat response providing a crystal-clear, "up-front" sound - Switchable bass roll off filter for eliminating proximity effect - 10dB pretension pad, so that the microphone can be adjusted to all recording or live miking situations - Built-in pop screen reducing unwanted noise Rugged construction, elegantly styled die-cast metal housing, and silver-gray color. This microphone is cheap one, its cost only 275$
    Specifications :
    • Polar pattern : Cardioid
    • Frequency Range : 30 Hz - 20 KHz
    • Sensitivity: 20mV/Pa (-34dbV)
    • Maximum SPL: 140/150dB (k = 0.5%)
    • Noise Level: 20dB (A) according to DIN45421
    • Impedance: 200 Ohm
    • Connector: XLR 3pm
    • Colors : Gray / Silver
    • Weight: 325g
    • Dimensions: 159 x Æ53mm

    AKG C 3000B Professional Microphone

    The AKG C 3000B Professional Microphone is universal microphone. OK, What that supposed to mean, well that mean that you can use it in recording studio and also you can use it in live performance on stage. Very good microphone, its have a very low self-noise and it gives great sound quality. AKG C 3000B Professional Microphone is in fact large condenser microphone. The price of this microphone is very low about 95$.
    Specifications :
    • Polar pattern : Cardioid
    • Frequency range: 20Hz to 20kHz
    • Sensitivity: 25mV/Pa (-32dbV)
    • Maximum SPL: 140/150dB (k = 0.5%)
    • Noise Level: 14dB (A) according to DIN45421
    • Impedance: 200 Ohm
    • Connector: XLR 3pm
    • Color : Gray / Silver
    • Dimensions: 162 x Æ53mm
    • Weight: 320g

    AKG C 4000B Professional Microphone

    This microphone have a great recording performance, so his most usage is in studio recording. AKG C 4000B Professional Microphone is only electric dual large-diaphragm transducer mic in the world! That fact gives him a height rating and usage. This microphone is base on Solid Tube microphone because it have that special type of output sound clarity and power. The price of this microphone is relative acceptable, for the quality that this microphone gives. It cost £327.38.


    Specifications :


    • Polar Pattern : cardioid
    • Frequency range: 20Hz to 20kHz
    • Sensitivity: 25mV/Pa (-32dbV)
    • Maximum SPL: 145/155dB (k = 0.5%)
    • Noise Level: 8dB (A) according to DIN45421
    • Impedance: 200 Ohm
    • Connector: XLR 3pm
    • Color : grey/silver
    • Dimensions: 183 x Æ58mm
    • Weight: 450g


    AKG C 4500B Professional Microphone

    This microphone is really high-quality. The main usage of AKG C 4500B Professional Microphone is studio recording and broadcast network, such are radio stations, TV stations and other. This microphones high-tec electronic gives this a very good rating in audio market. AKG C 4500B Professional Microphone is immune to electrostatic and it provides a wide high-quality sound with very low self-noise. If you want to buy this microphone you have to pay $649.00 for it. That price is very acceptable for the quality of the microphone.
    Specifications :
    • Polar pattern : Cardioid
    • Frequency range: 30Hz to 20kHz
    • Sensitivity: 20mV/Pa (-32dbV)
    • Maximum SPL: 145/155dB (THD = 0.5%)
    • Noise Level: 8dB (A) according to DIN45421
    • Impedance: <= 200 ohms
    • Connector: XLR 3pm
    • Colors : grey/silver
    • Dimensions: 183 x Æ58mm
    • Weight: 450g
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2 comments:

Anonymous said...

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Petroley said...

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