AKG P170 High-Performance Instrument Microphone


AKG P170 High Performance Instrument Microphone


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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.

General Specifications

Audio frequency bandwidth 20 – 20000 Hz

Equivalent noise level 19 dB-A

Sensitivity 15 mV/Pa

Signal to Noise 75 dB-A

Preattenuation Pad-20 dB

Electrical impedance=1000 Ohms

Polar Pattern: Cardioid


Drums / Percussion: Yes

Horns / Woodwinds: Yes

Piano / Strings: Yes


Height: 160 mm

Diameter: 22 mm

Net Weight: 130 g

Audio Output

TypeBalanced: XLR

Gender: Male

Contacts: 3-pin


Project Studio: Yes

Live Instrument: Yes