AKG P170
Small Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Instrumental Microphone with Stand Adapter

OUR PART #  P170


The AKG P170 is a small diaphragm condenser microphone for recording of overheads, percussions, acoustic guitars and other strings. Its lightweight 1/2" true condenser transducer diaphragm delivers outstanding clarity and transient response.

The P170 utilizes the experience of sound engineers from around the world and is considered an affordable alternative to their C451 B. The P170 has a rugged all-metal body and robust design that withstand tough day-to-day use. Also features a switchable attenuation pad for high SPL applications up to 155 dB SPL.

AKG P170 Specifications:

  • Capsule: 1/2" True Condenser
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Sensitivity: 15 mV/Pa (-36.5 dBV)
  • Max. SPL for 0.5% THD: 135 dB without padengaged, 155 dB with -20 dB pad engaged
  • Equivalent Noise Level to IEC60286-4: 19 dBA
  • Signal to Noise Ratio: 75 dBA (RE 1Pa)
  • Preattenuation Pad: -20 dB
  • Electrical Impedance: </= 200 Ohms
  • Recommended Load Impedance: >/= 1000 Ohms
  • Connector: 3-Pin XLR (Pin 2 Hot)
  • Phantom Powering: 48V +/- 4V to IEC61938
  • Current Consumption: </= 3 mA
  • Temperature Range: 14°F to 140°F (-10°C to +60°C)

AKG P170
Small Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Instrumental Microphone with Stand Adapter

OUR PART #  P170

Product Information:

The AKG P170 is a small diaphragm condenser microphone for recording of overheads, percussions, acoustic guitars and other strings. Its lightweight 1/2" true condenser transducer diaphragm delivers outstanding clarity and transient response.

The P170 utilizes the experience of sound engineers from around the world and is considered an affordable alternative to their C451 B. The P170 has a rugged all-metal body and robust design that withstand tough day-to-day use. Also features a switchable attenuation pad for high SPL applications up to 155 dB SPL.

AKG P170 Specifications:

  • Capsule: 1/2" True Condenser
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Sensitivity: 15 mV/Pa (-36.5 dBV)
  • Max. SPL for 0.5% THD: 135 dB without padengaged, 155 dB with -20 dB pad engaged
  • Equivalent Noise Level to IEC60286-4: 19 dBA
  • Signal to Noise Ratio: 75 dBA (RE 1Pa)
  • Preattenuation Pad: -20 dB
  • Electrical Impedance: </= 200 Ohms
  • Recommended Load Impedance: >/= 1000 Ohms
  • Connector: 3-Pin XLR (Pin 2 Hot)
  • Phantom Powering: 48V +/- 4V to IEC61938
  • Current Consumption: </= 3 mA
  • Temperature Range: 14°F to 140°F (-10°C to +60°C)
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