Nine polar patterns is going to be handy for those of you who know what that is (and then some). Check out the AKG C414XLS.
A LEGEND SINCE 1971...
...the most versatile microphone for vocals and instruments in studio and on stage.
The C414 XLS multipattern condenser microphone offers a choice of nine polar patterns for the perfect sonic capture for every application. A peak hold LED displays even the shortest overload peaks. For live-sound applications and permanent installations, all controls can easily be disabled for trouble-free use.
The C414 XLS maintains the sonic character of the legendary C414 B-ULS, the most popular AKG C414 version since 1971. Engineered for highest linearity and neutral sound, it has been the most versatile large-diaphragm microphone for decades.
Engineered for highest linearity and neutral sound for beautifully detailed recording of vocals and any acoustic instrument.
Nine selectable polar patterns for the perfect setting for every application.
Three attenuation levels (-6,-12,-18dB) for close-up recording or high-output sources of up to 158dB SPL.
Three different switchable bass-cut filters to reduce wind noise, subsonic noise or proximity effect.
Overload warning with audio peak hold LED to detect shortest audio peaks.
Audio Frequency bandwidth 20 to 20000 Hz
Sensitivity 23 mV/Pa
Equivalent Noise Level 6 dB-A
Signal to Noise 88 dB-A
Preattenuation Pad -6/-12/-18 dB
Bass Cut Filter 160/80/40 Hz
Electrical Impedance 200 Ohms
Recommended Load Impedance 2200 Ohms
Figure of eight
Voltage 44 to 52 V
Current 4.5 mA
Type Balanced XLR
Finish dark gray/silver
Dimensions / Weight
Length 38 mm/Width 50 mm/Height 160 mm/Net Weight 300 g