AKG C44-USB Lyra Ultra-HD Multimode USB Microphone

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Whether you're podcasting, making YouTube videos, live streaming, or recording your next hit, easily do it all and sound like a pro with the AKG Lyra Ultra HD, multimode USB microphone. For more than 70 years, the world's greatest recordings and performances have been captured through AKG microphones; now it's your turn. Simply plug Lyra into your PC, Mac, phone or tablet and you're ready to go. System requirements: Windows 8 or higher , Mac OS 10.7 or higher, Android 9 or higher, iOS 10 or higher. iOS support may require Apple Camera Connection Kit, Android support may require OTG adapter cable, available separately. 24-bit/192kHz maximum audio performance is dependent on host device and software capabilities. The Lyra's advanced circuitry delivers acoustically transparent, 24-bit/192kHz audio resolution, which meets the standards of 4K Ultra-HD projects. An internal self-adjusting shock mount minimizes contact noise, and proprietary Internal Element Overload Prevention automatically reduces noise, eliminates pops and improves signal levels.

AKG Lyra is an ultra-HD USB microphone built upon AKG's 70-year studio legacy. With pristine sound quality, four optimized capture modes and intuitive on-board controls Lyra is ideal for recording or live-streaming professional-sounding podcasts, YouTube videos, music and more. Plug-and-play with PC, Mac and your iOS or Android mobile devices via USB. The sophisticated vintage-modern industrial design will keep you inspired at your desk, in the studio and on location. Bundled together with Ableton recording software, AKG Lyra is the ultimate microphone for content creators. Easy, plug-and-play setup and usage on PC, Mac, iOS or Android devices via a USB-C connection and tested with the most popular audio and video production software, live streaming and conferencing applications. Lyra's proprietary Adaptive Capsule Array offers four user-friendly capture modes, optimized for any performance or application: Front, Front + Back, Tight Stereo, Wide Stereo.

AKG C44-USB Lyra USB Microphone Features:

  • Ultra-HD Quality Audio: 24-bit/192kHz high-resolution converters.
  • Adaptive Capsule Array: Four-capsule mic array provides four user-friendly capture modes.
  • Easy Setup and Universal Compatibility: Intuitive, plug-and-play setup and operation with support for Mac and PC, plus iOS and Android tablets and phones.
  • Headphone Output and Volume Control: Zero latency monitoring while tracking with full control over output volume, mic gain and mute.
  • Versatile Mounting Options: Use with the integrated desktop mic stand or mount to a standard or boom mic stand.
  • Modern Design With Vintage Appeal: Camera-ready styling for on-screen appeal.
  • Complete Production Solution: Includes Ableton Live 10 Lite audio production software.
  • Compatible with Mac, Windows, Android and iOS devices.
  • 4K-ready, Ultra HD, 24-bit/192kHz resolution with a full-spectrum frequency response of 20 Hz–20 kHz.
  • Adaptive Capsule Array technology.
  • Four intuitive capture modes: Front, Front + Back, Tight Stereo and Wide Stereo.
  • Pristine audio via four proprietary, fixed-charge-backplate, permanently polarized condenser capsules.
  • LED indicators display polar pattern at a glance.
  • Easily accessible controls: Capture Mode Selection, Input Gain Control, Output Volume, and Microphone Mute.
  • Camera-ready, vintage-modern design.
  • Self-adjusting shock mount reduces surface contact noise.
  • Built-in sound diffuser and proprietary Internal Element Overload Prevention reduce noise and pops and improve signal levels.
  • Integrated, removable perma-tilt desktop stand with cable-management channel.
  • Supports desktop or stand-mounted use; threading fits standard booms and stands.
  • S/N ratio: 98 dB.
  • Zero-latency monitoring via 3.5mm headphone jack.
  • Frequency response: 20 Hz–22 kHz.
  • Output impedance: 16 ohms.
  • Power output (RMS): 24 mW.
  • USB C 2.0 outp.
  • Content Creation, Podcasting, Vlogging & Live Streaming.
  • Instrument/Voice Recording.
  • Mobile/Field Recording.
  • Web Conferencing & VOIP.

AKG C44-USB Lyra Specifications:
Transfer Protocol: USB 2.0
Transducer: 4 proprietary, permanently polarized back plate, condenser capsules
Capture Modes: Selectable; Front, Front & Back, Tight Stereo and Wide Stereo
Frequency Response: 20Hz – 20kHz
Bit Depth / Sample Rate: 24-bit / 192 kHz
Maximum SPL: 129 dB SPL (0.5% THD)
Power Requirement/Consumption: 5V USB / 75 mA
Headphone Impedance: 16 ohms
Headphone Power Output (RMS): 43 mW
Headphone THD: <0.009%
Headphone Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 22kHz
Headphone S/N Ratio: 98.0 dB

Height: 247.5 mm (9.72 in.)
Width: 107.90 mm (4.23 in.)
Length: 152.50 mm (6 in.)
Box Dimensions (L x W x H): 8.85 x 5.91 x 9.96 in (225 x 150 x 253 mm)
Shipping Weight: 2.83 lb (1.28 kg)

System Requirements
Windows 8 or higher
Mac OS 10.7 or higher
Android 9 or higher
iOS 10 or higher

Each C44-USB Retail Box Includes:
(1) AKG C44-USB Lyra Ultra-HD Multimode USB Microphone
(1) 2m (6.6ft) USB cable (USB type-C to USB type-A)
(1) Registration card for Ableton Live 10 Lite
(1) Quick start guide, warranty, safety/regulatory sheet

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