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A classic staple of the Project studio for almost 20 years, the C3000 is a versatile large-diaphragm condenser microphone that excells in a range of recording applications. As an excellent choice for vocals, guitars, drum overheads and brass instruments, the C3000 is a great purchase for the developing project studio.


Product Description


The C3000 High-performance, Large-diaphragm Condenser Microphone Has Been A Standard For Live Applications And Studio Recording For Almost Two Decades. It Is An Excellent Choice For Vocals, Electric And Acoustic Guitars, Drum Overhead And Brass Instrument Micing. The Switchable Attenuation Pad And Low-cut Filter Enable High SPL Up To 150dB And Eliminate Proximity Effect. The Redesigned C3000 Presents Itself As A Cost-effective, Rugged Workhorse With A Sleek And Classy Finish.


  • Gold-sputtered 1-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 shockmount



Dimensions: 6.4 x 2.1" (162 x 53mm) LxD

Weight: 11.3 oz (320g)

Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20kHz

Output Impedance: 200 Ohms

Sensitivity: 20 mV/Pa (-32 dBV)

Polar pattern: Cardioid

Equivalent Noise Level: 14dB-A

Transducer: Condenser

Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 80dB (A-Weighted)

Maximum Input Sound Level: 140/150 dB (k=0.5%)

Output Connectors: XLR-3M

TypeLow Frequency Roll-Off: 500Hz

Pad: -10dB

Recommended Load: >1000 ohms

AKG C3000 Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

SKU: 9002761028751
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