AKG C214 Large-Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone
AKG C214 Professional Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
Capture Every Detail
The AKG C214 Large Diaphragm Microphone is a premium-grade condenser microphone designed for multiple recording applications. The AKG C214 provides an affordable alternative for the high-end C414 family. The microphone utilises a high-end one-inch capsule with an integrated suspension for optimal audio performance.
The resulting sound is powerful with natural tones, capturing every nuance of your sound audio in great detail. The versatile design is suitable for everything from vocal performances to capturing drum overheads and electric guitars. Combining the dual-capsule system and custom Back-Plate technology, the C214 achieves an audio performance comparable to the legendary C414 XLII.
- AKG’s Legendary 1″ Edge-Terminated Large Diaphragm Sound
- Outstanding Dynamic Range (up to 156 dB SPL, Ultra-Low Noise)
- Integrated Suspension to reduce mechanical Noise
- Switchable 20 dB Attenuation Pad and Low Cut Switch
- Rugged double mesh Grill for high RF immunity but unaffected Acoustics
- Spider-type Shock Mount & Metal Carrying Case included
Sonic Character of the C414 XLII
The AKG C214 Large Diaphragm Microphone is a highly versatile, premium-grade studio microphone. The C214 bases its design on higher-end microphones from AKG, primarily the C414 family. The C414 range is renowned for its exceptional attention to detail and it’s natural, sparkling sound. AKG have taken the same sonic characteristics that made the C414 range so sought after and put them into this highly affordable condenser microphone. At the heart of the microphone is a premium-grade, one-inch capsule with an integrated suspension for reducing mechanical noise. The cardioid polar pattern and high-end components ensure optimal accuracy and audio fidelity.
Exceptional Audio Performance
Combining years of expertise with high-end components results in the AKG C214. The wide frequency range and high SPL capabilities make it one of the most versatile microphones available. It is highly suited to recording vocals, guitars, drum overheads, room ambience and more. The combination of AKG’s Back-Plate technology and dual-capsule system result in sparkling highs and a defined low-end, capturing every nuance of your source audio. The microphone also features a switchable 20dB attenuation pad, allowing you to record louder sources without distortion. The integrated suspension that the capsule sits in, helps to reduce mechanical noise for optimized signal integrity. It also boasts a switchable bass-cut filter, allowing you to record close-up without any proximity effects.
Robust, Sleek Design
As well as looking sleek, the AKG C214 is also great for both studio and stage applications; thanks to its robust exterior. The all-metal die-cast body features a shock and scratch-resistance finish, designed to withstand the rigors of extensive and prolonged use. The roadworthy design will fit in any studio space or live on stage, helping to bring out the nuances of your performance; whether it be as an ambient mic, drum overhead or used in closed-proximity. Additionally, the microphone comes complete with a H85 universal shock mount and a robust metal carrying case for storing and transporting your microphone, with maximum protection.
The AKG Legacy – Inspiring Greatness for Decades
For more than 65 years, AKG has helped create the iconic sounds of some of the world’s most well known recording artists, engineers and producers. Our designers and engineers have made it their life’s passion to find new ways to deliver breakthrough experiences for artists of all levels. Whether in the studio or on stage, when you use AKG, you’re seconds away from creating history.