AKG Perception 820 Tube Condenser Mic Perception820 w/ Articulating Mic Stand

AKG Perception 820 Tube Condenser Mic w/ Articulating Mic Stand

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The AKG Perception 820 Tube Condenser Mic Perception820 w/ Articulating Mic Stand bundle is the perfect package for starting a podcast with the AKG Perception 820 Tube Condenser for a classic, crisp broadcast sound and an articulating mic stand to easily move the mic either between two or three people for an interview or just to be able to move it out of your way during a break from use. Buy yours today from UniqueSquared.com
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Description

In 2005 AKG has launched the very first Perception models – a completely new series of microphones showing legendary AKG Sound & Quality at an outstanding price level.

The brand-new Perception 820 Tube delivers real tube sound quality. It is not only the new flagship model of the Perception Series but also raises the bar in its class of affordable tube microphones.

In contrast to many other affordable tube microphones, the Perception 820 Tube delivers real tube sound quality thanks to the dual one-inch large diaphragm capsule and the sophisticated ECC 83 dual-triode circuitry.

The elegant remote control unit allows selection of 9 different pickup patterns and controls the switchable bass-cut filter and the attenuation pad. Moreover, a ground lift switch prevents unwanted hum if necessary.It comes complete with a spider-type shock mount and a metal carrying case.

AKG’s industry–leading Perception Series of condenser microphones are recognized for their outstanding quality and versatile capabilities at an affordable price.

The Perception 820 Tube raises the bar in its class – It shows real tube sound, the highest dynamic range, the most comprehensive features and comes complete with useful accessories at an unbeatable price.

SKU AKG-PERCEPTION820TUBE-KIT02
MPN AKG-PERCEPTION820TUBE-KIT02
Features AKG Perception 820 TUBE Mic Features:
  • Two back-to-back one-inch large diaphragms featuring True Condenser Technology
  • An ECC 83 dual-triode tube circuitry emphasizes even-order harmonics for rich, smooth and three-dimensional sound
  • The elegant remote control unit allows selection of 9 different pickup patterns from omnidirectional to cardioid to figure 8
  • The switchable bass cut filter (80 Hz, 12 dB/oct) reduces unwanted rumble or footfall noise
  • A 20 dB allenuation pad enables for high SPL applications up to 155 dB
  • Brush-finished, anodized Aluminium front plate and all-metal housing for maximum shielding
  • Designed and engineered in Vienna, Austria

The MXL BCD-Stand Desktop Microphone Stand features an articulating arm and swivel action. Its built in XLR cable measures 12' in length, and the screw and clamp mounts will secure the stand onto desks and workstations in broadcast studios and voice over studios.


Specifications
AKG Perception 820 TUBE Mic
Type
1-inch dual-diaphragm, true condenser pressure gradient
Polar Pattern
omnidirectional, cardioid, figure eight plus six intermediate patterns (selectable on Remote Control Unit)
Frequency range
20 to 20,000 Hz
Sensitivity
20 mV/Pa (-34 dBV ±3 dB)
Max. SPL
135/155 dB SPL (0/-20 dB) for 0.5% THD
Equivalent noise level
16 dB-A (IEC 60268-4)
Preattenuation pad
-20 dB (switchable on Remote Control Unit)
Bass cut filter slope
12 dB/Oktave, 80 Hz (switchable on Remote Control Unit)
Impedance
<=200 ohms
Recommended load impedance
>=1000 ohms
Powering
via Remote Control Unit
Connector
dedicated 7-pin male XLR
Dimensions
53 dia. x 212 mm high (2 x 8.3 in.)
Net weight
870 g / 1.9 lbs.
Remote Control Unit
Audio/control input: dedicated 7-pin female XLR connector
Audio output: standard 3-pin male XLR connector,balanced, pin 2 hot
Polar pattern selector: 9-position detented rotary switch
Bass cut filter switch: 2-position toggle switch
Preattenuation switch: 2-position toggle switch
Power voltage: 210-240 VAC or 110-120 VAC, selectable
Primary fuse: 125 mA / 250 V slow-blow
Media Details A. Power LED
  • The blue LED is lit to indicate that power to the Remote Control Unit is ON.
B. Polar pattern selector:
  • This rotary switch lets you select the microphone’s polar pattern from omnidirectional (fully CCW) to cardioid (center) to figure eight (fully CW). Between these settings, there are six intermediate patterns. All switch positions are detented, so all settings are easily and unambiguously reproducible.
C. Preattenuation switch:
  • This toggle switch lets you increase the microphone’s headroom by 20 dB for close-in recording with extremely low distortion. The preattenuation pad prevents themicrophone's output level, particularly at low frequencies, from overloading the miniature transformers used in many mixer input stages, etc.
D. Bass cut switch:
  • This toggle switch lets you reduce low-end distortion caused by footfall or wind noise, etc. The bass cut filter also minimizes the proximity effect that closein miking from less than 4 inches causes in any unidirectional microphone. The filter rolls off at 12 dB/octave from 80 Hz downward.
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E. POWER switch:
  • Turns power to the unit ON (position "I") and OFF (position "0"). The front panel POWER LED is lit while power is ON and goes out when you turn power to the unit OFF
F. AC input:
  • Standard IEC power receptacle with integrated fuse holder.To avoid damage, use replacement fuses of the same type and rating (125 mA/250 V, slow-blow) only.
G. Power voltage selector:
  • Sets the input power voltage to 210 - 240 VAC ("210-240V"position) or 110 - 120 VAC ("110-120V" position).To avoid damage, always make sure that the power voltage selector is set to thesame voltage as the power voltage available where you are going to use the unit.
H. INPUT:
  • 7-pin female XLR connector for connecting the dedicated audio/control cable for the microphone.
I. OUTPUT:
  • This balanced 3-pin XLR connector provides the microphone output signal.
J. GROUND LIFT:
  • This pushbutton switch allows you to remove hum caused by groundloops. To open the chassis ground connection, press the GROUND LIFT button OUT ("LIFT" position). To restore the chassis ground connection, press the GROUND LIFT button IN ("GROUND" position).
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akg 820 tube case
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MXL BCD-Stand

MXL BCD-Stand

MXL BCD-Stand

Package Contents
  • (1) Perception 820 Tube Mic
  • (1) AC Power Cord USA Plugs [110-120/220-240 Volt Selectable Switch]
  • (1) Remote Control Unit
  • (1) Hard Carry Case
  • (1) Mic Cable
  • (1) Shockmount
  • (1) Manual
Includes:
  • (1) MXL BCD-Stand w/ 12' Built-in XLR Cable
  • (1) Screw Mount w/ Screws
  • (1) Clamp Mount
Warranty Details
Warranty Information
Product: Period:
AKG Perception 820 TUBE 2 Year
MXL BCD-Stand 1 Year
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Description

Description

In 2005 AKG has launched the very first Perception models – a completely new series of microphones showing legendary AKG Sound & Quality at an outstanding price level.

The brand-new Perception 820 Tube delivers real tube sound quality. It is not only the new flagship model of the Perception Series but also raises the bar in its class of affordable tube microphones.

In contrast to many other affordable tube microphones, the Perception 820 Tube delivers real tube sound quality thanks to the dual one-inch large diaphragm capsule and the sophisticated ECC 83 dual-triode circuitry.

The elegant remote control unit allows selection of 9 different pickup patterns and controls the switchable bass-cut filter and the attenuation pad. Moreover, a ground lift switch prevents unwanted hum if necessary.It comes complete with a spider-type shock mount and a metal carrying case.

AKG’s industry–leading Perception Series of condenser microphones are recognized for their outstanding quality and versatile capabilities at an affordable price.

The Perception 820 Tube raises the bar in its class – It shows real tube sound, the highest dynamic range, the most comprehensive features and comes complete with useful accessories at an unbeatable price.

SKU AKG-PERCEPTION820TUBE-KIT02
MPN AKG-PERCEPTION820TUBE-KIT02

Features

Features AKG Perception 820 TUBE Mic Features:
  • Two back-to-back one-inch large diaphragms featuring True Condenser Technology
  • An ECC 83 dual-triode tube circuitry emphasizes even-order harmonics for rich, smooth and three-dimensional sound
  • The elegant remote control unit allows selection of 9 different pickup patterns from omnidirectional to cardioid to figure 8
  • The switchable bass cut filter (80 Hz, 12 dB/oct) reduces unwanted rumble or footfall noise
  • A 20 dB allenuation pad enables for high SPL applications up to 155 dB
  • Brush-finished, anodized Aluminium front plate and all-metal housing for maximum shielding
  • Designed and engineered in Vienna, Austria

The MXL BCD-Stand Desktop Microphone Stand features an articulating arm and swivel action. Its built in XLR cable measures 12' in length, and the screw and clamp mounts will secure the stand onto desks and workstations in broadcast studios and voice over studios.


Specs

Specifications
AKG Perception 820 TUBE Mic
Type
1-inch dual-diaphragm, true condenser pressure gradient
Polar Pattern
omnidirectional, cardioid, figure eight plus six intermediate patterns (selectable on Remote Control Unit)
Frequency range
20 to 20,000 Hz
Sensitivity
20 mV/Pa (-34 dBV ±3 dB)
Max. SPL
135/155 dB SPL (0/-20 dB) for 0.5% THD
Equivalent noise level
16 dB-A (IEC 60268-4)
Preattenuation pad
-20 dB (switchable on Remote Control Unit)
Bass cut filter slope
12 dB/Oktave, 80 Hz (switchable on Remote Control Unit)
Impedance
<=200 ohms
Recommended load impedance
>=1000 ohms
Powering
via Remote Control Unit
Connector
dedicated 7-pin male XLR
Dimensions
53 dia. x 212 mm high (2 x 8.3 in.)
Net weight
870 g / 1.9 lbs.
Remote Control Unit
Audio/control input: dedicated 7-pin female XLR connector
Audio output: standard 3-pin male XLR connector,balanced, pin 2 hot
Polar pattern selector: 9-position detented rotary switch
Bass cut filter switch: 2-position toggle switch
Preattenuation switch: 2-position toggle switch
Power voltage: 210-240 VAC or 110-120 VAC, selectable
Primary fuse: 125 mA / 250 V slow-blow

Media

Media Details A. Power LED
  • The blue LED is lit to indicate that power to the Remote Control Unit is ON.
B. Polar pattern selector:
  • This rotary switch lets you select the microphone’s polar pattern from omnidirectional (fully CCW) to cardioid (center) to figure eight (fully CW). Between these settings, there are six intermediate patterns. All switch positions are detented, so all settings are easily and unambiguously reproducible.
C. Preattenuation switch:
  • This toggle switch lets you increase the microphone’s headroom by 20 dB for close-in recording with extremely low distortion. The preattenuation pad prevents themicrophone's output level, particularly at low frequencies, from overloading the miniature transformers used in many mixer input stages, etc.
D. Bass cut switch:
  • This toggle switch lets you reduce low-end distortion caused by footfall or wind noise, etc. The bass cut filter also minimizes the proximity effect that closein miking from less than 4 inches causes in any unidirectional microphone. The filter rolls off at 12 dB/octave from 80 Hz downward.
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E. POWER switch:
  • Turns power to the unit ON (position "I") and OFF (position "0"). The front panel POWER LED is lit while power is ON and goes out when you turn power to the unit OFF
F. AC input:
  • Standard IEC power receptacle with integrated fuse holder.To avoid damage, use replacement fuses of the same type and rating (125 mA/250 V, slow-blow) only.
G. Power voltage selector:
  • Sets the input power voltage to 210 - 240 VAC ("210-240V"position) or 110 - 120 VAC ("110-120V" position).To avoid damage, always make sure that the power voltage selector is set to thesame voltage as the power voltage available where you are going to use the unit.
H. INPUT:
  • 7-pin female XLR connector for connecting the dedicated audio/control cable for the microphone.
I. OUTPUT:
  • This balanced 3-pin XLR connector provides the microphone output signal.
J. GROUND LIFT:
  • This pushbutton switch allows you to remove hum caused by groundloops. To open the chassis ground connection, press the GROUND LIFT button OUT ("LIFT" position). To restore the chassis ground connection, press the GROUND LIFT button IN ("GROUND" position).
akg 820 tube 2

akg 820 tube
akg 820 tube case
akg 820 tube shock
MXL BCD-Stand

MXL BCD-Stand

MXL BCD-Stand

Contents

Package Contents
  • (1) Perception 820 Tube Mic
  • (1) AC Power Cord USA Plugs [110-120/220-240 Volt Selectable Switch]
  • (1) Remote Control Unit
  • (1) Hard Carry Case
  • (1) Mic Cable
  • (1) Shockmount
  • (1) Manual
Includes:
  • (1) MXL BCD-Stand w/ 12' Built-in XLR Cable
  • (1) Screw Mount w/ Screws
  • (1) Clamp Mount

Warranty

Warranty Details
Warranty Information
Product: Period:
AKG Perception 820 TUBE 2 Year
MXL BCD-Stand 1 Year

Reviews

Reviews
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