AKG 2785X00230

AKG 2785X00230

AKG 2785X00230

AKG 2785X00230

Studio Condenser Microphone

SKU: AKG-2785X00230
MSRP: $438.91
MAP: $349.00

Since its introduction in 1993 the C3000 has become a standard for a wide range of both studio and onstage applications. The new redesigned C3000 is a cost-effective and aesthetically pleasing product update which maintains the popular characteristics of the C3000 however a new sleek and classy finish showcases AKG’s new Corporate Design. It is a great selection for both recording and live sound applications where maximum sound quality and robustness are a must and the competitive price makes the C3000 a must-have.

The new C 3000 features a cardioid pickup pattern a 20Hz to 20kHz frequency response low noise electronics high SPL capability and an internal shock mount which drastically reduces handling noise from mic stands or cables. The switchable 10dB preattenuation pad increases the SPL capability by 10 dB and accommodates loud instruments like brass instruments or guitar amplifiers with ease. The switchable first-order 500Hz low frequency filter eliminates the proximity effect for close-miking.
The standard accessories are a metal carrying case and a spider-type shock mount.

Proven for more than 15 years and affordably priced the C 3000 is an excellent choice for every high quality recording or demanding live sound application.


  • Gold-sputtered one-inch large diaphragm with patented Edge-Terminated Back-Plate Technology
  • Proven performance for more than 15 years for both studio and stage
  • Internal windscreen protects from wind and breath generated "pops"
  • Well designed circuitry provides high SPL capability and low distortion
  • Switchable attenuation pad enables for high SPL up to 150 dB
  • Switchable low cut filter (500Hz 6 dB/octave) eliminates proximity effect
  • Comes complete with H 85 spider-type shock mount and metal carrying case
  • Designed engineered and built in Vienna Austria




Transducer Condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 20Hz to 20kHz
Sensitivity 20 mV/Pa (-32 dBV)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 80dB (A-Weighted)
Equivalent Noise Level: 14dB-A
Maximum Input Sound Level 140/150 dB (k=0.5%)
Power Requirements Phantom 9 - 52V to IEC 61938
Powering < 2mA
Output Impedance 200 Ohms
Recommended Load: > 1000 ohms
Output Connectors XLR-3M Type
Pad -10dB
Low Frequency Roll-Off 500Hz
Dimensions 6.4 x 2.1" (162 x 53mm) LxD
Weight 11.3 oz (320g)


Packaging Info
Package Weight 1.8 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.2 x 8.2 x 3.5"