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AKG P170 High-performance instrumental microphone


AKG P170 High-performance instrumental microphone

$169.00 $249.00

At the point

The P170 is a small-diaphragm condenser microphone for recording of overheads, percussion, acoustic guitars and other strings. Its lightweight 1/2-inch true condenser transducer diaphragm delivers outstanding clarity and transient response. The P170 utilizes the experience of sound engineers from around the world and is considered an affordable alternative to the legendary AKG C451 B.

Rugged all-metal body and robust design

Withstands tough day-to-day use


Switchable attenuation pad

For high SPL applications up to 155 dB SPL

General Specifications

Audio frequency bandwidth20 - 20000 Hz
Equivalent noise level19 dB-A
Sensitivity15 mV/Pa
Signal to Noise75 dB-A
Preattenuation Pad-20 dB
Electrical impedance<= 200 Ohms
Recommended load impedance>=1000 Ohms
Polar PatternCardioid


Height160 mm
Diameter22 mm
Net Weight130 g

Audio Output

TypeBalanced XLR

Powering Interface

Voltage44 to 52 V
Current<= 3 mA


Project StudioYes
Live InstrumentYes


Drums / PercussionYes
Horns / WoodwindsYes
Piano / StringsYes

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