AKG P420
Dual Diaphragm Multipattern Side Address Condenser Microphone

OUR PART #  P420


The AKG P420 is a multipattern large diaphragm true condenser microphone that offers high sensitivity and 155dB maximum SPL, delivering a warm, transparent sound quality perfectly suited for ensemble recording, grand piano, woodwind and brass instruments, as well as drums and percussion. With three selectable polar patterns – cardioid, omnidirectional or figure 8 – it is an ideal tool for stereo miking techniques and ambient recording.

AKG P420 Features:

  • 1" dual-diaphragm microphone with three selectable polar patterns for the perfect setting
  • Low noise electronics for high dynamic range
  • Switchable attenuation pad for high SPL applications up to 155 dB SPL

AKG P420 Specifications:

  • Audio Frequency bandwidth: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
  • Sensitivity: 28 mV/Pa
  • Equivalent Noise Level: 15 dB-A
  • Signal to Noise: 79 dB-A
  • Preattenuation Pad: -20 dB
  • Bass Cut Filter: 300 - 12 dB/octave Hz
  • Electrical Impedance: </= 200 Ohms
  • Recommended Load Impedance: >/= 1000 Ohms
  • Polar Patterns: Cardioid, Omnidirectional, Figure eight  
  • Powering Interface:
    • Voltage: 44 to 52 V
    • Current: </= 3 mA
  • Audio Output: Balanced 3-Pin XLR Male
  • Dimensions: 165 mm L x 54 mm Dia.
  • Net Weight: 530 g

AKG P420
Dual Diaphragm Multipattern Side Address Condenser Microphone

OUR PART #  P420

Product Information:

The AKG P420 is a multipattern large diaphragm true condenser microphone that offers high sensitivity and 155dB maximum SPL, delivering a warm, transparent sound quality perfectly suited for ensemble recording, grand piano, woodwind and brass instruments, as well as drums and percussion. With three selectable polar patterns – cardioid, omnidirectional or figure 8 – it is an ideal tool for stereo miking techniques and ambient recording.

AKG P420 Features:

  • 1" dual-diaphragm microphone with three selectable polar patterns for the perfect setting
  • Low noise electronics for high dynamic range
  • Switchable attenuation pad for high SPL applications up to 155 dB SPL

AKG P420 Specifications:

  • Audio Frequency bandwidth: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
  • Sensitivity: 28 mV/Pa
  • Equivalent Noise Level: 15 dB-A
  • Signal to Noise: 79 dB-A
  • Preattenuation Pad: -20 dB
  • Bass Cut Filter: 300 - 12 dB/octave Hz
  • Electrical Impedance: </= 200 Ohms
  • Recommended Load Impedance: >/= 1000 Ohms
  • Polar Patterns: Cardioid, Omnidirectional, Figure eight  
  • Powering Interface:
    • Voltage: 44 to 52 V
    • Current: </= 3 mA
  • Audio Output: Balanced 3-Pin XLR Male
  • Dimensions: 165 mm L x 54 mm Dia.
  • Net Weight: 530 g
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