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AKG Small diaphragm condenser microphones user reviews

  • AKG C 451 E

    AKG C 451 E - "multi capsule studio pencil condenser mic"


    I have 3 of these AKG 451E each with different capsules with a different polar pattern. The capsule choice makes a big difference to the 'voicing'. Capsules I have are cardioid, omni and hypercardioid. They all represent typical traits for their po…

  • AKG C 1000 S

    AKG C 1000 S - "Jack of all trades master of none" has images


    The C1000s is a versatile XLR, condenser mic which can be used for in-studio recording or live performances. It has a frequency response of 50Hz to 20kHz. The polar pattern by default is cardioid, but it can be switched to hyper-cardioid by slipp…

  • AKG C 451 E

    AKG C 451 E - "Very good for strings"


    Very, very good for strings Condenser mic with cylindrical format and small capsule. OVERALL OPINION I have some other mics of the same type, I use this mainly for strings (folk guitar, violin). Compared to the Oktava MK012, it is much more …

  • AKG Perception 170

    AKG Perception 170 - "great for overhead mics"


    The AKG Perception 170 Condenser microphone is sleek , stylish and more than affordable. It is a instrument microphone with a small diaphragm to give a clean and accurate sound. It does require phantom power and it has a cardioid polar pattern. I ha…

  • AKG C 451 C

    AKG C 451 C - "Classic Microphone that has been since the 90's"


    I used the AKG C 451 back in 2005 in to 2006. This microphone is no longer being made, it actually got discontinued not long after it was circulated. This microphone came out long before I had my hands on it though. The C 451 is some what affordable…

  • AKG C 452 EB

    AKG C 452 EB - "decent but you can get better for the money"


    The AKG C 452 EB is a smaller diaphragm condesor mic. These are meant to be nice studio mics. Shure made a sliding scale for the different mic types, and these are the entry level small diaphragm condensers. I have used all 3 of the types, and there…

  • AKG C 460 B

    AKG C 460 B - moosers's review


    The AKG C 460 B is a discontinued small diaphragm condenser microphone, best suited for use in the recording studio. There are a few different versions of the C 460, but this review is for the original. The mic has a huge frequency range, picking u…

  • AKG C 451 E

    AKG C 451 E - "Exceptional gear!" has images


    The features have already been mentioned. It's ideal in pairs to record guitar, vocals (CK5 capsule), as drum room mic (CK1 & CK2), or as room mic (CK8 shotgun). OVERALL OPINION I have been using this AKG C451e pair with different capsules (CK1…

  • AKG C 451

    AKG C 451 - "Fantastic, relatively cheap condenser mic"


    This is the AKG C451, a small diaphragm condenser microphone. I have used it mostly in the studio, but I have played gigs where the sound engineer has used them as my drummer's overhead mics, so they can be used in live situations as well. However, t…

  • AKG C 452 EB

    AKG C 452 EB - moosers's review


    The AKG C 452 EB is a small diaphragm condenser microphone that is very similar to the 451 model.  I'm not exactly sure what the differences are, but I do know that they are near identical models.  The mic has a cardioid pick up pattern and is a micr…