AKG C414 XLS
The AKG C414 XLS is a multi-pattern condenser microphone. Offering a choice of nine polar patterns, the C414 provides the perfect sonic capture. While a peak hold LED display shows even the shortest overload peaks. If you’re using your C414 for live-sound applications and permanent installations, you can easily disable controls for trouble-free use.
Maintaining the sonic character of the legendary C414 B-ULS, which has been the most popular C414 since 1971. Engineered for the highest linearity and neutral sound, the AKG C414 remains the most versatile large-diaphragm microphone for decades.
An astonishing microphone, the AKG C414 XLS introduces some astonishing new features. While the original 5-pattern C414 has remained one of the most universal and versatile microphones. The C414 XLS sets a new benchmark in versatility by introducing a 9-pattern design. Allowing you to achieve reference-quality results through leading-edge technology and state-of-the-art components.
Flexibility for any situation
Offering nine pickup patterns, the AKG C414 XLS enables you to choose the perfect setting for every application. In addition to the five patterns traditionally offered by the C414 (omnidirectional, wide cardioid, cardioid, hyper-cardioid, and figure eight); you’ll also get four intermediate settings that let you dial in the best patterns for your environment. As well as featuring an astonishingly low noise floor, and 152dB dynamic range; making the AKG C414 XLS ideal for any musical environment. While the locking mode lets you disable all of the C414 XLS’s controls. And the “Peak Hold” LED display shows even the slightest overload peaks.