AKG C5 Handheld Condenser Microphone
• Handheld condenser microphone great for live performances and recording
• Cardioid polar pattern for sensitivity to sound in front of the microphone
• Balanced male XLR output
• -48 dB sensitivity for great pick up of quiet audioWhat can I use this microphone for?
Whether you’re performing in front of a crowd or recording in a studio this is the mic for you. This cardioid condenser microphone gives you great a pickup of whatever it is pointed at. With a 24 carat gold plated transducer case you get maximum resistance to corrosion and humidity and the dent-resistant steel grille and zinc alloy housing gives a protective and durable microphone. A built-in pop filter and transducer shock mount reduce handling and breathing noise to get you a great sound all the time.
What positions does this condenser microphone pick up sound?
The C5 uses a cardioid pattern to pick up sound. Cardioid microphones are sensitive to sound in front of them while cutting out noise at the sides and behind the microphone. The C5 includes a presence booster to enhance the 5-9 kHz range by approximately 5dB to improve the audibility of speech. With an integrated shock absorber you can effectively eliminate handling noise.
What is the advantage of having a condenser microphone?
Condenser microphones are the most common type of microphones for recording audio. They are often used in recording studios as they have a greater ability to reproduce all the audio of an instrument or voice. Using phantom power, condenser microphones usually have a louder output but can be more sensitive to loud sounds. The C5 can be connected with a standard XLR lead (not included) for the male connector on the microphone to your equipment.
Dimensions & Weight
Why not tell us and our B2B sales team about your specific business needs and expectations?
At Maplin, we’re always looking for innovations and technology that can help your business work more efficiently.
With a dedicated business team and special services available only to business customers, you can access our electronics and technology solutions through our wide network of over 200 stores, our website with more than 20,000 products or though your personal account manager over the phone.
Working with organisations for nearly 30 years, Maplin offers a nationwide range of benefits to our business users:
- 30 day EOM credit account
- volume discount pricing
- online and in-store use of account
- one-to-one account management
- bespoke product sourcing and branding
- free delivery on orders over £10
- scheduled and forward ordering service
Contact our business team on
0333 400 9740 to open an account or discuss your business needs.
To receive your free copy of the Maplin Catalogue just call 0333 400 9740.