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AKG Perception 120 Condenser Microphone


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Studio Condenser Microphone. Made by AKG. (MC.PERCEPTION120)

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The Perception 120 is a general-purpose condenser microphone. Its 2/3" cardioid capsule delivers beautifully balanced response with excellent transients. It features AKG's design and logo style, True Condenser capsule technology, switchable 20 dB pre attenuation, and switchable bass-cut filter. The condenser is housed in a rugged die-cast chassis and dent-resistant stainless steel grille screen.

In 2005, AKG launched Perception microphones models 100 and 200 and it marked the beginning of a big success story. With Perception, AKG created a new series of microphones with legendary AKG sound and quality at an outstanding price/performance level. AKG's Perception mics are among the best wired condenser microphones at their price point.

Requires phantom power.


  • General-purpose condenser microphone
  • 2/3-Inch cardioid capsule delivers beautifully-balanced response with excellent transients
  • Switchable 20 dB preattenuation - usable in sound fields as high as 155 dB
  • Switchable bass cut filter eliminates noise and boominess
  • Rugged die-cast housing and dent-resistant stainless steel grille screen
  • AKG's New Design and logo style
  • True Condenser capsule technology
  • Gold-plated 3-pin XLR-type outputs
  • Outstanding POP packaging design


  • Capsule: .667-inch true condenser
  • Polar pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency range: 20 - 20,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity 18 mV/Pa
  • Preattenuation pad: 0dB , -20dB
  • Bass-cut filter: 12 dB/octave at 300 Hz
  • Max. SPL for 0.5% THD: 135dB / 155dB (0 / -20 dB)
  • Impedance: <200 ohms
  • Recommended load impedance: >1,000 ohms
  • Powering: 48 V phantom power
  • Current consumption: < 2 mA
  • Output connector: Gold-plated 3-pin XLR-type
  • Finish: Metallic blue
  • Dimensions: 2.1" W x 6.3" L (53 x 160mm)
  • Net / Shipping Weight: 525 g (18.5oz) / 955g (33.7 oz)
  • Standard accessories: Metal screw-on stand adapter

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