AKG C516 ML Ultra-light hypercardioid instrumental miniature mic

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C516 ML Instrument Microphone Ultra-light hypercardioid instrumental miniature mic for accordeon and speakers with mini XLR connector for use with B29 L battery operated power supply, MPA V L external phantom power adapter, or AKG WMS bodypack transmitters.

The C516 ML professional miniature instrumental microphone, part of the MicroMics family, is designed for use on accordions, pianos, guitar speakers and keyboard/organ cabinets. The C516 ML comes with a wide variety of mounting materials, such as screws and adhesive pads for easy installation on the instrument or amp, and an A400 adapter plate for easy mounting onto wireless body-pack transmitters PT40/45/450/470.


General Specifications

Type: Pre-polarized condenser microphone
Polar Pattern: Cardioid
Audio frequency bandwidth: 60 - 20000 Hz
Equivalent noise level: 31 dB-A
Sensitivity: 5 mV/Pa
Signal to Noise: 63 dB-A
Electrical impedance: 200 Ohms
Recommended load impedance: 2000 Ohms
Max. SPL for 1%/3% THD: 130/132 dB SPL


Width: 47 mm
Height: 235 mm
Net Weight: 46 g
Cable length: 1.5 m (5 ft.)


Body: metal
Finish: matte black

Audio Output

Type: Mini XLR
Gender: Female
Contacts: 3-pin

Powering Interface

Voltage: 2 to 12 V
Current: 2 mA


Project Studio: Yes
Live Instrument: Yes


Guitar Amps / Bass Amps: Yes
Piano / Strings: Yes
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