AKG C414 XLS Reference multipattern condeser microphone


Large diaphragm condenser mic. 9 polar response patterns. Frequency response: 20Hz-20kHz. 140dB maximum SPL.


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The C414 XLS multipattern condenser microphone offers a choice of nine polar patterns for the perfect sonic capture for every application. A peak hold LED displays even the shortest overload peaks. For live-sound applications and permanent installations, all controls can easily be disabled for trouble-free use. 

Engineered for highest linearity and neutral sound for beautifully detailed recording of vocals and any acoustic instrument. Nine selectable polar patterns for the perfect setting for every application. Three attenuation levels (-6,-12,-18dB) for close-up recording or high-output sources of up to 158dB SPL. 

Overload warning with audio peak hold LED to detect shortest audio peaks.


Data sheet

Salidas Audio



General Specifications

Audio frequency bandwidth20 - 20000 Hz
Equivalent noise level6 dB-A
Sensitivity23 mV/Pa
Signal to Noise88 dB-A
Preattenuation Pad-6; -12; -18 dB
Bass cut filter160; 80; 40 Hz
Electrical impedance200 Ohms
Recommended load impedance2200 Ohms
Polar PatternsCardioid, Figure of eight, Hypercardioid, Omnidirectional, and Wide Cardioid


Length38 mm
Width50 mm
Height160 mm
Net Weight300 g


Finishdark gray/silver

Audio Output

Type Balanced XLR
Gender Male
Contacts 3-pin

Powering Interface

Voltage44 to 52 V
Current4.5 mA


Pro Studio Yes


Vocals Yes
Piano / Strings Yes
Horns / Woodwinds Yes

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