High-performance large-diaphragm condenser microphone. A sound investment for every studioa studio and on-stage standard for vocals, guitar, drums and brass instruments.
The C3000 high-performance, large-diaphragm condenser microphone has been a standard for live applications and studio recording for almost two decades. It is an excellent choice for vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, drum overhead and brass instrument miking. The switchable attenuation pad and low-cut filter enable high SPL up to 150dB and eliminate proximity effect.
The redesigned C3000 presents itself as a cost-effective, rugged workhorse with a sleek and classy finish.
Proven performance for more than 15 years
the standard for live applications and studio recording
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-duty die-cast metal housing
provides maximum protection on stage and in the studio
Type: 1-inch large-diaphragm pressure gradient microphonePolar patterns: cardioidSensitivity at 1000 Hz: 20mV/Pa (-32 dBV)Frequency range: 20 to 20,000 Hz (referto frequency response curve)Electrical impedance: 200 ohmsRecommended load impedance:1000 ohmsBass cut filter slope: 6 dB/octave below 500 HzPreattenuation pad: -10 dB, switchableEquivalent noise level to IEC 60268-4(A-weighted): 14 dB-ASignal/noise ratio re 1 Pa (A-weighted): 80 dB*)Max. SPL for 0.5% THD (0/-10 dB): 200 / 630 Pa Z140 / 150 dB SPL*)Dynamic range: 126 dB (A-weighted)*)Temperature: -10°C to +60°C (14°F to 140°F)Relative humidity: 90% (+20°C/68°F), 85% (+60°C/140°F)Power requirement: 9 to 52 V phantom power to IEC 61938Current consumption: 2 mAConnector pinout: 3-pin male XLR to IEC standardSize: max. dia.: 53 mm (2.1 in.), length: 162 mm (6.4 in.)Net weight: 320 g (14.1 oz.)