AKG C451B Microphones (Matched Pair)

From £20.00 per day

Sound of the legendary C451 EB + CK1 capsule from 1969

Delivers stunning sound quality with maximum accuracy

Excellent sound quality even under harsh on-stage conditions

Impressive sound pressure level capability of 155dB SPL

You may collect from our warehouse or we can deliver to the event venue – delivery/collection charges will be included in your quote.


Matched pair of AKG C451B pencil condenser microphones. The set is complemented with mac clips, windscreens, a stereo mounting bar and a protective case.

This matched pair is ideal for stereo recordings of acoustic instruments both in the studio and in live situations including drum overheads and acoustic guitar.

The C451B is a small-diaphragm reference condenser microphone with a cardioid response.

The C451B can handle high sound pressure levels of 155dB and features a high-pass filter (Flat, 57Hz, 150Hz) and a switchable pad (0, -10dB, -20dB).



  • Audio Frequency bandwidth: 20 to 20000 Hz
  • Sensitivity: 9 mV/Pa
  • Equivalent Noise Level: 18 dB-A
  • Signal to Noise: 76 dB-A
  • Preattenuation Pad: -10; -20 dB
  • Bass Cut Filter: 75; 150 Hz
  • Electrical Impedance: 200 Ohms
  • Recommended Load Impedance: 1000 Ohms
  • Polar Patterns: Cardiod
  • Design: Finish: satin nickel plated

Powering Interface

  • Voltage: 9 to 52 V
  • Current: 2 mA

Audio Output

  • Type: Balanced XLR
  • Gender: Male
  • Contacts: 3-pin

Dimensions / Weight

  • Height: 160 mm
  • Diameter: 19 mm
  • Net Weight: 125 g