tions conducted throughout the U.S., AKG recently put inven tory samples of its new Series microphones through an incredible ordeal of abuse. Sample. In AKG developed their first dynamic vocal performance microphone, the D The indestructible die cast case ensures the exceptional ruggedness of the. Does anyone know about the AKG D mic? I picked one up this weekend at a swap meet for $5 with a 20′ XLR to 1/4″ cable included so for.

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Please enter a number less than or equal to 1. Minimum monthly payments are required. I am also used to make a voice fminine nothing wrong same observation as above They don’t seem as rugged as the 58’s so I doubt if I would use them live. The AKG Ds was one of ag microphones developed in and designed to provide studio quality sound with the ruggedness required for live use.

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If you want the frequency response switches you will need to not purchase this mic, they have created the AKG D S and that version of this mic has the switch, actually the switch is the only difference between the two mics. I have a D from the same series.

akf Sell now – Have one to sell? Subscribe to our free newsletter Subscribe. Boyd Williamson Newbie Offline Posts: Also well suited for wind instruments, the D is known for its vintage aig and smooth top end. I think the specs on aky claim a top end response of 20K. AKGs electrets are simply sublime and one of my favourites is the CB which I use in a 90 degree cross formation.


They are quality mics. I’m guessing they are years old. Off the top of my head I believe the is either Hyper or Super Cardioid. During the late ’80’s, I was working in a music store when I joined a part-time band, and needed to buy a vocal mic, so I A-B’ed everything we had in the store.

You used to see these mics a lot on the podiums of important European and Eastern-block political leaders in decades past.

Then you will have a real emergency: Though I can’t really believe that’s accurate.

I have been using AKGs since the late 70s for studio radio and recordingPA and location recording. I don’t “eat” it, unless it’s for a specific effect. Got dropped only 2 times and the second time, it got knocked off.

The difference is huge.

Any info would be appreciated. August January Results 1 to 10 of Write a user review Ask for a user review. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. I’ve had one stuck in the drawer for years, and just now pulled it out to record some emergency egg shaker isn’t it ALWAYS an emergency when the egg shaker comes out?

Please enter 5 or 9 numbers for the ZIP Code. I’ll be trying it out on more, soon. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab. See terms – opens in a new window or tab.


See other items More Learn more – opens in new window or tab. That heavy milled steel body resulted in a mic with incredibly low handling noise. Learn More – v310 in a new window or tab Any international shipping is paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. IIRC, the had both high and lo pass 3-way switches allowing for boost or cut at either end of the frequency spectrum. The D a,g still used in pro studios to get just the right match with a specific voice: The AKG D is a cardioid dynamic microphone.

I’ve been happy with it on hundreds of stage gigs. So I’m happy and E310 guards. Back to home page Return to top. No additional import charges at delivery! Please enter a valid ZIP Code. This is a very bright microphone I don’t use it a lot for my vocals but is great to mike a cabinet or for the right voice and it will almost certainly outlast me. Learn More – opens in d3100 new window or tab International shipping and import charges paid to Pitney Bowes Inc.

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I can’t find them on the AKG web site too old? Subject to credit approval.

All times are GMT They were made in the mid to late 80s.