General purpose mic
The AKG P120 (Perception 120) is a general-purpose recording mic with a wide, extended frequency response. The 2/3″ diaphragm condenser microphone offers users outstanding quality, performance and value, making it an ideal studio microphone for home recording and project studio use. Designed for a wide range of applications used by ambitious hobby musicians as well as professional studios, this quality mic provides superb audio quality and performance at a competitive price.
The AKG P120 2/3″-diaphragm condenser microphone gives you the kind of versatile performance and reliability you need, whether you’re capturing sources in a pro studio, tracking at home, or even going after great live sound. Featuring a cardioid pickup pattern, switchable 20dB attenuation pad, and bass roll-off switch, the Perception 120 has what you need to get great sound anywhere — it’s built rugged enough to take the stage, while being sensitive and accurate enough to find a home in any mic locker. If you want great condenser mic performance at an incredibly low price, look no further than the Perception 120!
AKG P120 Condenser Microphone at a Glance:
General purpose mic
The AKG Perception Series includes the 120, 170, 220, and 420. Each model features a 20dB attenuation pad (some models also include a low-cut filter) for an even wider range of miking capabilities including vocals, brass instruments, electric guitar amps and drums across multiple market applications of studio recording, live sound and broadcast. Designed and engineered in Vienna, Austria, the entire Perception line offers AKG’s signature sound quality captured in a rugged precision-tooled zinc/aluminum alloy body with a dent-resistant stainless steel grille screen.
AKG has been designing and building top-quality microphones for over 60 years, and they continue to put great effort into meeting the needs of modern engineers, producers, and artists. From new, budget-minded models to classic studio essentials, AKG puts quality into every microphone they produce. When you see the familiar logo on an AKG mic, you know it’s made to do the job, and do it well.
AKG P120 Condenser Microphone Features:
General-purpose cardioid recording microphone
Extended frequency response
Switchable 20 dB preattenuation pad
Switchable bass cut filter
Type: 2/3″ Diaphragm true condenser
Polar pattern: Cardioid
Frequency range: 20Hz-20kHz
Sensitivity: 22 mV/Pa (-33dBV)
Max SPL: 130/150 dB (0/-20dB) for 0.5% THD
Equivalent noise level: 22dB-A (IEC 60268-4)
Signal/noise ratio: (A-weighted) 62dB
Preattenuation pad: 0dB, -20dB
Bass filter: 12dB/octave at 300Hz
Impedance: <200 ohms Recommended load impedance: >= 1,000 ohms
Current consumption: <3 mA
Power requirement: 48 V phantom power to DIN/IEC
Connector: 3-pin XLR
Finish: Metallic blue