AKG Perception 150

Microphone TypeCondenser
Polar PatternCardioid
Frequency Response20Hz – 20KHz (dips at 50Hz)
+48v Phantom Power Required:Yes

When it comes to recording music, choosing the right microphone can be the difference between a mediocre and an exceptional performance. The Perception 150 by AKG is a versatile microphone that can accommodate various recording scenarios and deliver high-quality results.

This all-purpose microphone is designed to handle high volume sounds of up to 145dB, making it ideal for recording drums, brass instruments, and other loud sources. Its switchable pre-attenuation control of 10dB allows you to position the microphone closer to the sound source, providing you with greater freedom and flexibility in your recordings.

While the Perception 150 does not have built-in high pass or bass cut filters, this can be easily compensated for by adjusting the mixer and preamp settings. This adaptability makes the Perception 150 an excellent option for a wide range of recording situations.

To get started with the AKG Perception 150, it’s important to properly set it up. First, attach the microphone clip to a stable stand and secure the microphone in the clip. Connect the XLR cable to the bottom of the microphone and the other end to a patch bay. Then, switch on the 48V Phantom power on the preamp or mixer and select the correct input in your recording software or mixer.