P120Perception Series General Purpose Recording Mic



The Perception 120 is a 2/3-inch diaphragm true condenser microphone that offers solid build quality, outstanding performance, and excellent value. The low-mass diaphragm delivers a clear sound with accurate sonic detail. A switchable 20 dB preattenuation pad and bass cut filter make the Perception 120 an excellent choice for a wide range of recording and live sound applications.

Backed by AKG’s six decades of experience in making microphones and input from sound engineers around the world, the Perception 120 now brings AKG studio quality to musicians and project studio applications.

Type: 2/3″ Diaphragm True Condenser
Polar pattern: cardioid
Frequency range: 20 to 20,000 Hz
Sensitivity: 22 mV/Pa (-33 dBV)
Max. SPL: 130/150 dB (0/-20 dB) for 0.5% THD
Equivalent noise level: 22 dB-A (IEC 60268-4)
Signal/noise ratio (A-weighted): 72 dB
Preattenuation pad: 0 dB, -20 dB
Bass filter: 12 dB/octave at 300 Hz
Impedance: <200 ohms
Recommended load impedance: >= 1,000 ohms
Powering: <3 mA
Power requirement: 48 V phantom power to DIN/IEC
Connector: 3-pin XLR
Finish: metallic blue
Dimensions: 53 dia. x 165 mm (2.1 dia. x 6.5 in.)
Net weight: 525 g (18.5 oz.)
Shipping weight: 955 g (33.7 oz.)