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For project studio and stage applications Meet the C314 professional multi-pattern condenser microphone, the latest sibling from one of the industry’s most widely used studio and stage microphone families. Designed for enthusiasts and professionals alike, the C314 has advanced features that help artists fine-tune their signature sound including four selectable polar patterns, the lowest self-noise in its class, and an overload detection LED. Using the same one-inch dual diaphragm capsule as the C414 XLS, musicians, engineers and producers can have the confidence that their audience will experience every subtle nuance as it was intended. Package Includes H85 Universal Shock Mount SA60 Stand Adaptor W214 Windscreen Metal Carrying Case Features Four selectable polar patterns, perfect for every application Lowest self noise, for highest resolution in high dynamic applications Overload detection LED, indicates overly high sound pressure levels Computer-matched diaphragms, to guarantee the highest polar pattern accuracy Integrated capsule suspension, reduces mechanical noise and resonances 20 dB attenuation pad and bass-cut filter, for close up recording and reduction of the proximity effect Specifications Audio Frequency bandwidth: 20 to 20000 Hz Sensitivity 20 mV/Pa Equivalent Noise Level: 8 dB-A Signal to Noise: 86 dB-A Preattenuation Pad: -20 dB Bass Cut Filter: 100 Hz, 12dB/octave Hz Electrical Impedance: 200 Ohms Recommended Load Impedance: 1000 Ohms Polar PatternsCardioidSuper CardioidOmnidirectionalFigure of eight Voltage: 44 to 52 V Current: 3 mA Audio Output Type: Balanced XLR Dimensions / Weight* Length: 160 mm Width: 55 mm Height: 43 mm Net Weight: mic only 300 g


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Need advice on a mic pre for rap vocals jumping through hoops in order to get a somewhat pro recording, I had a Focusrite clarett($500) and a akg c314($650) and could not get a professional recording at all, I mean it was good and decent but I wasn't going for good and decent, after mixing and all the bells and whistles on...

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Need advice on a mic pre for rap vocals

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