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AKG Perception 820 Tube – No Longer Available

Large-diaphragm condenser tube microphone
MFR# 3101H00100

Product Description

The AKG Perception 820 Tubedelivers real tube sound quality. It is not only the new flagship modelof the Perception Series but also raises the bar in its class ofaffordable tube microphones.

Features
  • Two back-to-back one-inch large diaphragms featuring True Condenser Technology
  • An ECC 83 dual-triode tube circuitry emphasizes even-order harmonics for rich, smooth and three-dimensional sound
  • The elegant remote control unit allows selection of 9 different pickup patterns from omnidirectional to cardioid to figure 8
  • The switchable bass cut filter (80 Hz, 12 dB/oct) reduces unwanted rumble or footfall noise
  • A 20 dB attenuation pad enables for high SPL applications up to 155 dB
  • Brush-finished, anodized Aluminum front plate and all-metal housing for maximum shielding
  • A ground lift switch prevents unwanted hum if necessary
  • Designed and engineered in Vienna, Austria
In contrast to many other affordable tube microphones, the Perception820 Tube delivers real tube sound quality thanks to the dual one-inchlarge diaphragm capsule and the sophisticated ECC 83 dual-triodecircuitry.

The elegant remote control unit allows selection of 9 different pickuppatterns and controls the switchable bass-cut filter and the attenuationpad. Moreover, a ground lift switch prevents unwanted hum if necessary.
It comes complete with a spider-type shock mount and a metal carrying case.

AKG’s industry–leading Perception Series of condenser microphones arerecognized for their outstanding quality and versatile capabilities atan affordable price.

The Perception 820 Tube raises the bar in its class – It shows real tubesound, the highest dynamic range, the most comprehensive features andcomes complete with useful accessories at an unbeatable price.

Product Specifications

Condition New
Tube or Solid State Tube
Transducer Type Condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Number of Microphones Single Microphone
Phantom Required Yes
Frequency Range 20 Hz - 17 kHz (condenser) , 30 Hz - 10 kHz (dynamic)

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