AKG C 451 B

Condenser Microphones

  • Ideal for overhead, hihat, percussion, acoustic guitar
  • Polar pattern: cardioid
  • Nickel plated
  • Switchable HP (75/ 150 Hz) and pad (-10/ -20 dB)
  • CK 1 capsule
  • Includes windshield W90 and stand adapter SA60
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  • Strumming Dry
  • Strumming Wet
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Battery Powered No
Directional Microphone No
Stereo Pair No
switchable lowcut Yes
switchable pad Yes
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Simply the best Mic for the price range

13.05.2016
AKG c451b is is an industry standard for a variety of studio applications. If you are looking for the best choice for any high SPL application or for a good drum overhead, then the c451b is a very good choice. I personally love using this for recording my acoustic guitar and I record basses from kannel.
In my view there is no cons.
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A good microphone

07.02.2015
I've used this mic for over two years now and I've been very pleased with it. I think it's a good mic for many things, but I've used it mostly for acoustic guitar, hi-hat and actually vocals. First i was a bit surprised how well it worked on vocals, but now i use it quite frequently. If you have a LDC microphone i would probalby use that for vocals, but if you don't own many microphones this is a good all arounder in my opinion. The sound is clear and open, without being harsh.

The quailty is really good and even the switches seem to be well made. The switches on the mic are a good addition, but i usually have mine at no cut (0 dB) and the low cut at 75Hz. This is well suited for the things that i record.

Overall this is a really good microphone.
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