CAPTURE EVERY DETAIL
for project studio and stage applications
One of the most respected families in audio recording is proud to introduce a new member. Join us in welcoming the AKG C314 professional multi-pattern condenser microphone to the studio, stage, and wherever your sound takes you.
Born from our commitment to total precision, and a team of the finest microphone engineers, the C314 makes use of the best materials and components found throughout the world. It has gone through an exacting design and highly detailed manufacturing process to bring you the end result: A microphone that captures every detail with the precision your creativity deserves.
Four selectable polar patterns
perfect for every application: vocals, guitars, overheads, piano and more
Lowest self noise
for the highest resolution in high-dynamic applications, such as miking classic instruments
Overload detection LED
indicates overly high sound pressure levels—know exactly when to use the pad
guarantee the highest polar pattern accuracy
Integrated capsule suspension
reduces mechanical noise and resonances
20 dB attenuation pad and bass-cut filter
for close-up recording and reducing the proximity effect
PURE, HONEST SOUND
1-INCH DUAL-DIAPHRAGM CAPSULE
Whether you’re recording in a large concert hall or a one-room studio, you want to capture the emotion and moment, not just the sound. With a full frequency range of 20Hz – 20kHz and the lowest self-noise in its class, the C314 brings out the best in every nuance. Built on the rich heritage of the C414 XLS capsule, its dual computer-matched diaphragms guarantee the highest polar pattern accuracy, while the integrated suspension dramatically reduces noise for pure, faithful recordings.
TUNED TO CAPTURE EVERY NUANCE
FOUR SELECTABLE POLAR PATTERNS
The versatile C314 is the multi-instrumentalist in your microphone rig, ready to fill in wherever needed. Whether it’s cardioid, supercardioid, omni or figure-8 polar patters, there are plenty of ways to get the most natural sound from any instrument—electric and acoustic guitars, drums, and much more. Employ a supercardioid pattern to reduce drum spill, then quickly switch to a figure-8 pattern to balance out two vocalists. These easy-to-access options make the AKG C314 a great addition to any studio with limited space.
NEVER GET OVERLOADED
OVERLOAD DETECTION LED AND BASS-CUT FILTER
With a variety of thoughtful extras, the AKG C314 empowers you to make better recordings, hands down. When acting as both artist and engineer, its overload detection LED makes it easy to see when your input levels are too high. This helps you take full advantage of the mic’s huge dynamic range, and only engage the pad when necessary. Its bass-cut filter, too, helps you curb rumbles, vibrations and loud, boomy sounds, and minimizes the proximity effect for balanced recordings.
PROTECT YOUR INVESTMENT
ALL-METAL GRILLE AND RUGGED HOUSING
The C314 is a workhouse, and a beautiful one at that. Its elegant façade features a transparent double-mesh all-metal grille, which protects the magic inside and ensures an exceptionally high level of RF immunity. Combine that with a rugged, scratch-resistant body and you have a studio microphone that’s ready for the road.
- H85 Universal Shock Mount
- Universal shock mount for all microphones with shaft diameters from 19mm to 26mm (3/4" to 1"), such as the C414 XLS and the C414 XLII
- SA60 Stand Adapter
- Stand adaptor for use with straight-shaft microphones.
- W214 Wind Screen
- Windscreen for use with C214
- Metal Carrying Case
- Hard shell road case for storage and protection