AKG Perception 220Item ID: Percep220
Large-diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone with Heavy-duty Construction, 20dB Pad, Bass Roll-off, Shockmount, and Metal Case
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An Affordable Large-diaphragm AKG Condenser that Sounds Great!The AKG Perception 220 large-diaphragm condenser microphone gives you the kind of versatile performance and reliability you need, whether you're capturing sources in a pro studio, tracking at home, or even going after great live sound. Featuring a cardioid pickup pattern, switchable 20dB attenuation pad, and bass roll-off switch, the Perception 220 has what you need to get great sound anywhere - it's built rugged enough to take the stage, while being sensitive and accurate enough to find a home in any mic locker. If you want great condenser mic performance at an incredibly low price, look no further than the Perception 220!
AKG Perception 220 Large-diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone at a Glance:
The AKG Perception Series includes the 120, 170, 220, and 420. Each model features a 20dB attenuation pad for an even wider range of miking capabilities including vocals, brass instruments, electric guitar amps and drums across multiple market applications of studio recording, live sound and broadcast. Designed and engineered in Vienna, Austria, the entire Perception line offers AKG's signature sound quality captured in a rugged precision-tooled zinc/aluminum alloy body with a dent-resistant stainless steel grille screen.
Versatile and affordable
The Perception 220 is a large-diaphragm true condenser microphone offering outstanding build quality and excellent value. Its many useful features and included accessories make this microphone uncommonly versatile. It delivers a classic warm, clear sound and conforms to the stringent standards defined for AKG recording products. These standards are based on AKG´s six decades of experience in making microphones and on input from sound engineers around the world who use AKG products every day.
Great in the studio - and on stage
This mic's 1" large-diaphragm true condenser transducer brings AKG studio quality to the project studio as well as all other areas of recording and live sound applications. A switchable bass cut filter and preattenuation pad make it perfectly suited even for use on loud sound sources producing sound pressure levels up to 155 dB SPL. The rugged and roadworthy design makes it also a perfect choice for on-stage applications. The Perception 220 comes with a spider-type shock mount and a rugged metal case.
AKG has been designing and building top-quality microphones for over 60 years, and they continue to put great effort into meeting the needs of modern engineers, producers, and artists. From new, budget-minded models to classic studio essentials, AKG puts quality into every microphone they produce. When you see the familiar logo on an AKG mic, you know it's made to do the job, and do it well.
AKG Perception 220 Large-diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone Features:
The AKG Perception 220 gives you plenty of great AKG quality for your buck!
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Reviewsbased on 7 reviews
AKG Perception 220
by Rocky from new yorki love it soooooo much because i sound so professional singing in it!
January 11, 2012
Music Background: student
Sweetwater and the Perception 220
by Reggie from United States Bowling Green Ky.I have been burned by so many online and physical music stores that I had given up on finding one I could trust. I have now found that one with Sweetwater. I purchased a Perception 220 mic with the he... read more [+]lp of Brad Every at Sweetwater. This mic has surpassed everything I had hoped it would be. It is truly amazing. If your thinking of buying one do it, you will not be disappointed. Brad at Sweetwater has gone above and beyond helping me with my purchase. I had a small issue (my fault) and he called me personally and got me straight. You will not find a better company to do business with, I guarantee that. close [-]
May 6, 2009
Music Background: touring professional for 40 years, singer/songwriter/musician
great condenser mic
by william clark from columbus ohioThis is the best mic I've ever used.The sound quality is amazing.Its so good it can even pick up sounds from outside.With my digital recorder effects that I couldn't here on other mics,pick up fine wi... read more [+]th perception220.It's a great mic for the price and you can make professional recordings from home. close [-]
October 25, 2008
Music Background: producer/hobbyist
Crisp and Responsive
by AP Leaf from St. Paul, MNThis mic will force you to take noise reduction seriously as it picks up everything. it's crystal clear and has tremendous low end if you lean in close. Good wind screen for the money.
February 15, 2009
Music Background: Multimedia Artist
Great Mic, Great Price, a little bright
by Jon O. from Chicago, IL, USAthis mic is excellent for the price. you get high quality sound at an affordable price. i use it mainly on vox and acoustic guitar and it works great. it is a little bright due to a bump at 10khz, ... read more [+]but nothin a little d-essing and eq cant fix. the look and feel of the mic are great. its heavy and very durable. very clean and clear sound. It also has great proximity effect. but this mic if u are looking for a great affordable condensor for ur studio close [-]
July 18, 2009
Music Background: Recordning Engineer, Studio Owner, Musician
AKG Perception 220
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