AKG C3000 Large-diaphragm condenser microphone


High performance diaphragm condenser microphone. Cardioid polar pattern. Frequency response: 20-20KHz. SPL 150dB.


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The AKG C3000 is a high performance diaphragm condenser microphone with high performance membrane, which has become a standard for live recording and studio applications for almost two decades. It is an excellent choice for voices, electric and acoustic guitars, drum and microphone of metal instruments. The switchable dimming pad and low cut filter allow a high SPL up to 150dB and eliminate the proximity effect. The redesigned C3000 presents itself as an expensive and sturdy workhorse with an elegant and classy finish.


  • Ultralow-noise electronics and switchable attenuation pad, enable high dynamic range and allow SPL up to 150dB.
  • Switchable low-cut filter, eliminates proximity effect.
  • Classic sound made affordable, gold-sputtered one-inch capsule tuned in the tradition of AKG's sonic expertise.
  • Heavy-dutty die-cast metal housing, provides maximum protection on stage and in the studio.



General Specifications

Polar Patterms: Cardioid
Audio frequency bandwidth: 20 - 20000 Hz
Maximum SPL: 150 dB
Equivalent noise level: 14 dB-A
Sensitivity: 20 mV/Pa
Signal to Noise: >80 dB-A
Preattenuation Pad: -10 dB
Bass cut filter: 500 Hz, 6dB/octave
Electrical impedance: <200 Ohms
Recommended load impedance: >1000 Ohms

Powering Interface

Voltage: 9 to 52 V, 2 mA
Current: 2 mA


Height: 162 mm
Width: 53 mm
Diameter: 19 mm
Net Weigth: 320 g


Finish: black

Audio Output

Type: Balanced XLR
Gender: Male
Contacts: 3-pin

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