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AKG C3000

Condenser Microphone

The AKG C3000 is a high-performance condenser microphone good for both live performance and studio applications.

Original price was: €245.Current price is: €225.


The AKG C3000 is a reliable and versatile large-diaphragm condenser microphone that has maintained its status as a standard in both live and studio settings for almost two decades. With a broad range of applications, it stands out as an excellent choice for various sound sources, making it a sound investment for any studio. Here are some key features and specifications:

Key Features:

  1. Versatility: Suitable for vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, drum overhead, and brass instruments.
  2. Switchable Attenuation Pad and Low-Cut Filter:
    • Attenuation Pad: -10 dB preattenuation pad for handling high sound pressure levels (SPL) up to 150dB.
    • Low-Cut Filter: 6dB/octave bass cut filter at 500 Hz to eliminate proximity effect and low-frequency noise.
  3. Redesigned for Durability:
    • Cost-effective and rugged design for long-lasting performance.
    • Sleek and classy finish.
  4. Polar Pattern:
    • Cardioid polar pattern for focused sound capture and reduced background noise.


  • Frequency Response: 20 – 20000 Hz
  • Maximum SPL: 150 dB
  • Equivalent Noise Level: 14 dB-A
  • Sensitivity: 20 mV/Pa
  • Signal to Noise Ratio: > 80 dB-A
  • Electrical Impedance: < 200 Ohms
  • Recommended Load Impedance: > 1000 Ohms


  • Finish: Black
  • Dimensions:
    • Height: 162 mm
    • Width: 53 mm
    • Diameter: 19 mm
  • Weight: 320 g

Audio Output:

  • Type: Balanced XLR
  • Gender: Male
  • Contacts: 3-pin

Powering Interface:

  • Voltage: 9 to 52 V, 2mA
  • Current: 2 mA

Instrument Compatibility:

  • Guitar Amps / Bass Amps: Yes
  • Drums / Percussion: Yes
  • Horns / Woodwinds: Yes
  • Piano / Strings: Yes
  • Vocals: Yes

In summary, the AKG C3000 combines affordability with durability, making it a reliable choice for capturing a wide range of instruments and vocals in studio and live environments. Its versatile features, including the switchable pad and low-cut filter, contribute to its suitability for various recording scenarios.