HARMAN Introduces AKG Project Studio Microphone Line

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HARMAN Introduces AKG Project Studio Microphone Line

Jun 27, 2014 11:59 PM

HARMAN''s AKG is adding five new models to its Project Studio line of microphones. The new models are designed for enthusiasts and professionals alike, meeting the needs of makeshift project studios as well as professional environments.

The new additions to the Project Studio line include: the P120 general purpose recording microphone; the P170 general purpose instrument microphone; the P220 large-diaphragm true condenser microphone; the P420 large-diaphragm dual-capsule true condenser microphone; and the P820 dual-capsule tube microphone.

The P120 is a 2/3-inch diaphragm true condenser microphone that offers durability, performance and value. The low-mass diaphragm is suitable for for vocals, speech and instrument recording in project studios and for home recording.

The P170 is a small-diaphragm condenser microphone for recording of overheads, percussions, acoustic guitars and other strings. It is designed to be an affordable alternative to the legendary AKG C451 B.

The P220 is a large-diaphragm true condenser microphone designed for lead vocals, acoustic guitar and brass instruments. A switchable bass-cut filter and attenuation pad make it well suited for use on loud sound sources with sound pressure levels up to 155dB SPL. The rugged design also makes the P220 a perfect choice for on-stage applications. The P220 comes with a spider-type shock mount in an aluminum carrying case.

The P420 is a multi-pattern large diaphragm true condenser microphone for project studio recording applications. Offering high sensitivity and 155dB maximum SPL, the P420 delivers a sound quality suited for ensemble recording, grand piano, woodwind and brass instruments, as well as drums and percussion. With three selectable polar patterns�cardioid, omnidirectional or figure 8�it is well suited for stereo miking techniques and ambient recording.

The P820 Tube high-performance multi-pattern tube microphone is useful for highlighting lead vocals, brass instruments, electric guitars and drums. With its dual one-inch diaphragm capsule and ECC83 dual-triode circuitry, the P820 Tube delivers tube sound and is a new option in affordable tube microphones.