Peluso delivers another timeless workhorse with the P-414 based off the renown AKG 414: more specifically the 1976 EB version with CK-12 style brass capsule. This is a multi-pattern FET LDC subtle for any sound.
John Peluso has a deep respect for AKG and the microphone innovations they have pioneered. As tubes were widely replaced by transistors in the 1970's the 414 replaced the C 12. Looking over the long and complicated lineage of the 414, we wanted to reproduce what has been most loved about this fabled classic. Peluso drew heavily from the 1976 EB version with the original CK12-style brass capsule. This brass dual-backplate edge-terminated 34mm capsule gave AKG microphones the detailed mid-range and shimmering high-end air they are most loved for. Four polar patterns gave it additional versatility. The highest quality modern components ensure a very low self-noise, essential in a modern microphone. Peluso achieves their balanced output with a generously sized transformer, eliminating interference and distortion. When it came to the design of the body and head grille Peluso knew durability was of paramount importance. They crafted the head grille, body and stem all of heavy brass and steel for maximum durability. This microphone is just as much at home in front of a passionate vocalist as it is a heavy metal drum kit. The Peluso P-414 is truly bringing the very best aspects of vintage sound to new life.
Capsule Type: Condenser Pressure Gradient w/ 34mm capsule
Frequency Range: 20Hz/20Khz
Polar Pattern: Hyper-cardioid, Cardioid, Omni, Figure of 8
Sensitivity: 12 mv/pa
Impedance: 200 ohms
SPL: 162 dB w/ 20 dB pad
Equivalent Noise: 12 dB(A)
Power Requirements: Phandom - 48v +/- 4v
Current Consumption: < 4.0 MA
Size: 114/188mm H x 51mm W x 38mm D