AKG C518M Drum or Percussion Condenser Microphone


AKG C518M Drum or Percussion Condenser Microphone


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    The AKG C518M is the ultimate miniature condenser microphone for drums and percussion. The C 518M features a solid vise-type clamp that has a attachment range of 2.75 inches so the microphone can be used on congas and Indian drums as well as snares and toms. The cardioid mic element is wrapped in metal and is attached to a flexible gooseneck arm with a strong shock mount to minimize vibration and noise. The C 518M also features a detachable input cable that attaches with a locking 3-pin mini-XLR making transportation and setup easier. To faciliatate placement, the C 518M comes with a snap-on stablizer knee that helps keep the mic aimed even if an errant stick hits it. With its extremely detailed sound quality, fast transient response and incredible placement flexibility, the AKG C 518M will be appearing on stages everywhere.

      •  Strong vise-type clamp allows the microphone to be attached to instruments with rims/edges up to 2.75 inches thick •  Detachable output cable with locking connector makes setup and transport easy •  Switchable bass cut switch on output connector gives added sonic flexibility •  Special snap-on stabilizer knee keeps gooseneck and mic capsule in place •  Extremely detailed "fat" sound quality •  Cardioid pattern is opimized to reject sound other than what the mic is aimed at


      •  Polar: pattern cardioid •  Frequency range: 60 Hz to 20 kHz •  Sensitivity: 5 mV/Pa (-46 dBV) •  Max. SPL :130/132 dB SPL (for 1%/3% THD) •  Equivalent noise level: 31 dB(A) •  Signal/noise ratio: (A-weighted) 63 dB •  Impedance: <= 200 ohms •  Recommended load impedance: >= 2000 ohms •  Current consumption: <= 2 mA •  Power requirement: B 29 L battery power supply, MPA V L phantom adapter, AKG WMS bodypack transmitters •  Connector: 3-pin mini XLR •  Cable: 1.5 m (5 ft.) •  Finish: matte black •  Dimensions: Length: 200 mm (7.9 in.) (microphone only); max. width: 47 mm (1.9 in.) •  Net weight: 220 g (7.8 oz.) •  Shipping weight: 450 g (15.9 oz.)

    AKG warrants AKG products against evident defects in material and workmanship for a period of two years from the date of original purchase for use. This warranty does not cover electrical or mechanical damage resulting from misuse or abuse, lack of reasonable care, damage due to force majeure or natural forces, or inadequate repairs performed by unauthorized service centers.

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    Series Clip-on Microphones Series
    Model C518M
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    C518M Drum or Percussion Condenser Microphone

    The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for two years and labor for two years from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.