AKG Akage Stick type condenser microphone C1000S


About this item

  • Gold sputtered microphone capsule and XLR pins give high immunity against humidity
  • Powered by internal AA batteries or by Phantom power for use with any equipment and every application
  • Bass cut and -10 dB switchable for amazing versatility in every situation
  • Presence boost adapter provides three frequency settings For different sound sources
  • Unique polar pattern converter allows the microphone to be switched from cardioid to Hyper-cardioid


The updated version of the C1000 S multipurpose small-diaphragm condenser microphone is extremely popular for its versatility. It is suitable for recording and live-sound applications as well as for ENG/EFP and video productions. Its gold sputtered capsule housing makes the microphone extremely rugged against humidity. If no phantom power is available, the C1000 S can be powered by two standard AA batteries for up to 120 hours. More versatile than ever before, the new C1000 S features a bass-cut switch and a switchable -10 dB pad. The polar pattern can quickly be switched from cardioid to hyper-cardioid. Three different frequency settings are adding more clarity to speech and instrument sounds.




What customers say about C 1000 S:

“The versatility of the C 1000 S makes this an extremely popular model, and one ideally suited for all kinds of recording and live sound applications.”

“It is perfectly adequate for a number of applications including drum overheads, acoustic instruments, piano etc.”

“It is also indestructible with rugged metal chassis and special mic clip to keep it securely attached…

The nearly indestructible condenser has a sturdy metal chassis and specialized mic clip to keep the units securely attached to stands. The C1000 S’s gold capsule and XLR plugs make it humidity-proof for all environments.

Rather than relying on an expensive 9V block battery, the C1000 S now runs on two AA batteries at 120h and offers two gain settings, three frequency settings and two polar patterns: cardioid and hypercardioid.

For mobile broadcast use and interview situations, our new C1000 S offers more versatility than ever before.

  • 2x AA Batteries
  • 0dB/-10dB gain switch
  • Switchable bass cut 80Hz
  • Gold plated capsule housing
  • Gold plated XLR connector
  • Transport bag
  • New external windscreen W1001
  • New AKG Studio line design

GeneralAudio Frequency bandwidth
Equivalent Noise Level
Signal to Noise
Preattunation Pad
Bass Cut Filter
Electrical Impedance
Recommended Load Impedance

50 to 20000 Hz
6 mV/Pa
21 dB-A
73 dB-A
10 dB
80 Hz
200 Ohms
2000 Ohms

Polar PatternsPolar Pattern

hypercardioid; cardioid

Powering InterfaceVoltage

9 to 52 V
3 mA

Audio OutputType

Balanced XLR


matte grayish blue

Net Weight

229 mm
34 mm
34 mm
320 g

Box Content

  1. Attenuation pad 10dB
  2. Switchable low cut filter
  3. Control LED
  4. On/Off switch

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