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AKG C451B Reference Small-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

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Original price $764.99
Current price $609.99
$609.99 - $609.99
Current price $609.99

Product Description

AKG Acoustics

The AKG C451 B is a small-diaphragm condenser microphone with the identical acoustical behavior of its predecessor, the legendary C451 EB + CK1 capsule, which was a bestseller right from the start in 1969.

With its airy sound, high overload limit and improved engineering details, the C451 B continues the success story of this legend. The roadworthy design around the handcrafted capsule and the low-noise pre-amp electronics ensure impressive results even under very harsh conditions.

Acoustic Guitar


  • Sound of legendary C451 EB + CK1 capsule from 1969: Delivers stunning sound quality with maximum accuracy
  • Established tour sound standard since the 1980's: For excellent sound quality even under harsh on-stage conditions
  • Impressive sound pressure level capability of 155dB SPL: Allows close-miking of high-energy sound sources without distortion
  • Highly effective high-pass filter with 12dB/octave: Prevents low-end distortion caused by rumble or wind noise
  • Transformer-less pre-amp and surface mount technology: Provides extremely low distortion, highest reliability and less weight



  • Audio Frequency Bandwidth: 20Hz - 20kHz
  • Equivalent Noise Level: 18dB-A
  • Sensitivity: 9mV/Pa
  • Signal to Noise: 76dB-A
  • Pre-Attenuation Pad: -10dB, -20dB
  • Bass Cut Filter: 75Hz, 150Hz
  • Electrical Impedance: 200Ω
  • Recommended Load Impedance: 1000Ω
  • Polar Patterns: Cardioid
  • Powering Interface:
    Voltage: 9V - 52V
    Current: 2mA
  • Audio Output:
    Type: Balanced XLR
    Gender: Male
    Contacts: 3-pin
  • Design:
    Finish: Satin Nickel Plated
  • Dimensions/Weight:
    Height: 6.30" (160mm)
    Diameter: 0.75" (19mm)
    Net Weight: 0.27lbs (125g)


Item Includes:

  • 1x C451 B Microphone
  • 1x W90 Windscreen
  • 1x SA60 Stand Adapter
  • 1x Microphone Bag