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The AKG Lyra USB microphone is the go-to mic to get your podcast or streaming career off the ground. You’ll capture crystalline vocals with 4K compatible 24-bit/192kHz audio resolution. The AKG Lyra carries a 4-capsule mic array that allows you to record with four incredibly useful polar patterns. Thanks to the USB connection, users of all skill levels can record straight into their computer with no external mixer or interface required! While you’re working, you can use the Lyra’s 3.5mm headphone jack to monitor your levels in real-time and toggle the momentary mute switch to prevent unwanted interruptions. Those who want a versatile and easy-to-use USB microphone will love the AKG Lyra USB Microphone.

4-capsule mic array provides superior coverage

Behind the grille, the AKG Lyra houses a 4-capsule mic array. These mics capture great audio and provide stellar coverage with four selectable polar patterns. Sitting in front of the mic? No problem. Have a friend with you on the other side of the mic? The Lyra’s got you covered. To help you record without a hitch, use the microphone gain control on the back of the AKG Lyra’s body to tone down loud sounds and provide an extra boost if you’re whispering.

Easy-to-remember pattern names

Unlike other microphones that show confusing graphs to explain polar patterns, the AKG Lyra has user-friendly labels for their polar patterns. When you’re setting up, simply select from Front, Front & Back, Tight Stereo, or Wide Stereo and start recording. At Sweetwater we especially appreciate how easy the Lyra USB microphone makes conducting interviews with the Front & Back pattern. With these pattern options your mic can be used for your single- or dual-host podcast, ASMR videos, and anything else in-between.

Compact, rugged construction

The AKG Lyra is a compact mic that will easily fit on your desktop. In addition to its size, the Lyra has a ’50s-style body with striking lines that lend it an undeniable vintage vibe. Wear and tear won’t be a bother, thanks to its metal-body construction. This USB microphone ships to your door with an included detachable base and thumbscrew to complete the vintage look. The base allows the mic to tilt in order to provide the best possible recording angle.

  • 24-bit/192kHz high-resolution audio pairs well with 4K video
  • 4-capsule microphone array provides superior audio coverage and 4 polar patterns
  • Easy-to-understand polar pattern labels make setup a breeze
  • USB connection suits users of all skill levels
  • 3.5mm headphone output enables real-time monitoring (20Hz–20kHz)
  • Momentary mute switch deadens unwanted sounds such as sneezes
  • ’50s inspired body design and detachable base with vintage style
  • Durable metal body resists to wear and tear
  • Microphone Type : Condenser
  • Mono/Stereo : Mono
  • Polar Pattern : Cardioid, Omni, Figure-8
  • Diaphragm Size : 1″ (25.4mm)
  • Frequency Response : 20Hz-20kHz
  • Max SPL : 135dB (155dB w/Pad)
  • Output Impedance : 200 ohms
  • Sensitivity : 28 mV/Pa
  • Signal to Noise Ratio : 79dB (A weighted)
  • Self Noise : 15dB (A weighted)
  • Low Cut Filter : 300Hz (-12dB/octave)
  • Pads : -20dB
  • Connector : XLR
  • Color : Black
  • Dimensions : 6.49″ x 2.12″
  • Weight : 1.17 lbs.
  • Included Accessories : Shockmount, Hardshell Case
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