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The AKG D19C was used in the music industry as a standard workhorse dynamic microphone in the 60s. It seems to have become famous due to appearing as an overhead in a photo with Ringo Starr during a recording session at Abbey Road studios

Ringo starr at Abbey Road Studios 1964 with AKG D12 mic on kick drum and AKG D19C overhead
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The frequency response is reasonably wide although not particularly flat but the bass is surprisingly directional so that is probably why it was used for pick up of drums, percussion, etc in studio where separation was desirable.

  • Pick up pattern: Cardioid (unidirectional)
  • Transducer type: dynamic
  • Frequency response: 30 to 16,000 Hz
  • Variable hi-pass filter 0 to -10dB @ 50Hz
  • Output impedance 200 Ohms
  • Sensitivity: 2.2 mV/Pa
  • Max SPL: 126 dB
  • Dimensions: 36 x 152mm
  • Weight: 175g net


AKG
Cardioid Dynamic Microphone

AKG D19C dynamic cardioid microphone   3pin locking DIN microphone connector

This microphone was originally manufactured with a locking 3 pin DIN connector, shown.

3 pin DIN to standard XLR leads are available for sale or are included with hire.

Full AKG price list             

Available to hire as a non-practical prop.

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