AKG C 451 B Condenser microphone cardioid pattern


AKG C 451B  condenser microphone with cardioid polar pattern switchable high-pass filter (75/150Hz) and pad (-10/-20dB).


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The capsule is fixed permanently to the preamp to eliminate the mechanical problems of the screw joint. Using an extremely light diaphragm, the C 451 B is almost totally insensitive to handling noise. An all-metal body provides excellent protection from RF interference and the microphone is rugged enough to give excellent results even under very harsh conditions.

The C 451 B is an excellent tool for accurately capturing signals rich, suitable for overheads hit hat, percussion and acoustic guitar.

CK 1 capsule Ideal for overhead, hihat, percussion, acoustic guitar The classic reissued.

Incl. windshield W90, clamp SA60 and metal case.

Data sheet

Salidas Audio



General Specifications

Audio frequency bandwidth 20 - 20000 Hz
Equivalent noise level 18 dB-A
Sensitivity 9 mV/Pa
Signal to Noise 76 dB-A
Preattenuation Pad -10; -20 dB
Bass cut filter 75; 150 Hz
Electrical impedance 200 Ohms
Recommended load impedance 1000 Ohms
Polar Pattern Cardioid


Height 160 mm
Diameter 19 mm
Net Weight 125 g


Finish satin nickel plated

Audio Output

Type Balanced XLR
Gender Male
Contacts 3-pin

Powering Interface

Voltage 9 to 52 V
Current 2 mA


Pro Studio Yes


Piano / Strings Yes
Horns / Woodwinds Yes
Drums / Percussion Yes

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