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AKG C 451 B Small Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

Small diaphragm condenser microphone with gradient capsule
MFR# 2895H00010

Product Description

Responding to growing demand, AKG decided to make the C 451 B with the same acoustic performance as the popular original C 451 EB + CK 1, with dramatically improved specifications.  Using an extremely light diaphragm, the new C 451 B is almost totally insensitive to handling noise.  Other features include an all-metal body for excellent protection from RF interference and high reliability for excellent results under almost all conditions.

The AKG C 451 B is an excellent tool for accurately capturing signals rich in transients such as drums, instruments with a percussive sound, acoustic guitar, or for overhead miking.

Features:

  • Identical acoustics to legendary CK 1
  • Precise, nearly frequency independent cardioid
  • Extremely accurate signal transfer and ruler-flat on-axis frequency response
  • Also available as a matched stereo pair

Product Specifications

Condition New
Package Contents Windscreen, stand adaptor, case
Unit Weight 125 g
Tube or Solid State Solid State
Transducer Type Condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Number of Microphones Single Microphone
Phantom Required Yes
Impedance Electrical: 200 Ohms / Recommended load: 1 kOhm
Frequency Range 20 Hz - 20 kHz
input_pad -10 dB; -20 dB
Filters 75 Hz; 150 Hz
Sensitivity -40.9 dBV/Pa (9 mV)
Max. SPL 135 dB; 145 dB with -10 dB pad; 155 dB with -20 dB pad

Product Reviews

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That Stuart Copeland shimmery Hi Hat sound was what first came to mind when I first tried my new 451 in a session, I had been searching for that sound for years with other condensors, but this is the one! On acoustic guitars it brought a nice tone and openess as well!! Also a secret weapon on 4x12 cabinets :) A classic for any studio!!

By Chris on May 11, 2017

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