Professional miniature condenser instrument microphone
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C516 ML
AKG Acoustics
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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

TypePre-polarized condenser microphone
Polar PatternCardioid
Audio frequency bandwidth60 - 20000 Hz
Equivalent noise level31 dB-A
Sensitivity5 mV/Pa
Signal to Noise63 dB-A
Electrical impedance200 Ohms
Recommended load impedance2000 Ohms
Max. SPL for 1%/3% THD130/132 dB SPL


Width47 mm
Height235 mm
Net Weight46 g
Cable length1.5 m (5 ft.)


Finishmatte black

Audio Output

TypeMini XLR

Powering Interface

Voltage2 to 12 V
Current2 mA


Project StudioYes
Live InstrumentYes


Guitar Amps / Bass AmpsYes
Piano / StringsYes
  • 1 x C516 Microphone
  • 1 x W44 Windscreen
  • 1 x Microphone Bag
  • 1 x Mini XLR to Mini XLR Cable (1.5 m/5 ft.)
  • 1 x A400 Adaptor Plate
  • 1 x Adhesive Compound
  • 1 x Double-Sided Adhesive Rubber Plate
  • 1 x H516 Mount Plate
  • 3 x Self-Tapping Screws (2.9 x 13mm)
  • 3 x Countersunk Bolts (3 x 30mm)
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