Whether in the studio or on stage, the AKG C1000S and C3000 Condenser Microphone Package
will have you sounding like a pro. Including two of AKG’s most popular condenser mics, this pack offers the versatility you need for various sound application demands. Ideal for instruments and impressive on vocals for recording in the home studio, the small-diaphragm C1000S provides exceptional accuracy and very low noise, while the AKG C3000 is a large-diaphragm cardioid condenser microphone designed for universal use in the studio, broadcast applications, and stage.
AKG C1000S Condenser Mic
The versatility of the C1000S makes this an extremely popular model, and one ideally suited for all kinds of recording and live sound applications. If no phantom power is available, the mic can be powered by a standard 9 V battery, making it perfect for mobile use. With its new battery monitoring electronics, the C1000S now features a reliable LED warning light. The red LED above the the microphone switch lights up when the remaining battery life falls below 45 minutes.
The polar pattern can quickly be switched from cardioid to hypercardioid simply by attaching the PPC 1000 Polar Pattern Converter provided to the microphone capsule. The PB 1000 Presence Boost Adapter also supplied with the C1000S adds 3 to 5 dB of high-end enhancement between 5 and 9 kHz, improving clarity of speech and adding definition to instrument sounds.
C1000S Microphone Features
AKG C3000 Condenser Mic
- Extended low and high frequency response, tailored for close proximity to sound sources
- Operates on 9 volt battery or phantom power (9 to 52 Vdc)
- High acoustic level capability (137 dB-SPL for 1.0 % THD)
- PPC 1000 – Polar Pattern Converter from cardioid to hypercardioid polar pattern
- PB 1000 – Presence Boost Adapter for increased intelligibility +3 to 5 dB at 5 to 9 kHz
The AKG C3000 is a large-diaphragm cardioid condenser microphone designed for universal use in the studio, broadcast applications, and stage. The AKG C3000 has a gold plated diaphragm and produces the unmistakable clarity, character and warmth developed bye AKG engineering expertise. The switchable 10dB preattenuation pad increases the SPL capability by 10 dB and accommodates loud instruments like brass instruments or guitar amplifiers with ease. The switchable first-order 500Hz low frequency filter eliminates the proximity effect for close-miking.
C3000 Microphone Features
- Solo or Choral vocals
- Brass and woodwinds
- Acoustic string instruments
- Electric guitar amps
- Drum overhead miking