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AKG C 1000 S Microphone

Condenser mic with cardioid to hypercardioid polar pattern converter

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Great for vocals and instruments in studio or on stage

AKG C1000 S Features:

  • Multipurpose small-diaphragm condenser mic
  • Suitable for recording & live sound, plus ENG/EFP & video productions
  • Battery status LED
  • Powered by internal 9V battery or phantom power (9-52 V DC)
  • PPC 1000 allows mic to be switched from cardioid to hypercardioid pickup pattern
  • Presence Boost Adapter PB 1000 included for high-end enhancement

The AKG C1000 S multipurpose small-diaphragm condenser microphone is extremely popular for its versatility. It is suitable for recording and live sound applications as well as for ENG/EFP and video productions. Its gold sputtered capsule housing makes the microphone extremely rugged against humidity. If no phantom power is available, the C1000 S can be powered by two standard AA batteries for up to 120 hours. It also features a bass-cut switch and a switchable -10 dB pad. The polar pattern can quickly be switched from cardioid to hypercardioid. Three different frequency settings are adding more clarity to speech and instrument sounds.

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Specifications for the AKG C 1000 S


Audio Frequency bandwidth 50 to 20000 Hz
Sensitivity 6 mV/Pa
Equivalent Noise Level 21 dB-A
Signal to Noise 73 dB-A
Preattunation Pad 10 dB
Bass Cut Filter 80 Hz
Electrical Impedance 200 Ohms
Recommended Load Impedance 2000 Ohms

Polar Patterns
Hyper Cardiod

Powering Interface
Voltage 9 to 52 V
Current 3 mA
Audio Output
Type Balanced XLR
Gender Male
Contacts 3-pin
Body metal
Finish matte grayish blue
Dimensions / Weight
Length 229 mm
Height 34 mm
Diameter 34 mm
Net Weight 320 g
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