Multi-Purpose Cardioid Condenser Microphone


The Apex495 is one of the most versatile condenser microphones in the Apex line. Ideal for virtually any live sound, broadcast or recording application, the Apex495 operates on either internal 9-volt battery or phantom power where available. Perfect for drum overheads, hi-hats, acoustic guitars, strings, brass or woodwinds the integrated thee position pad switch (0, -10dB and -20dB) as well as an 80Hz high pass filter ensure the Apex591 can be tailored to suit any sound source.


  • Rugged Zinc Die-cast Housing
  • Operates with Phantom Power or 9-volt Battery
  • Switchable Three Position Pad (0, -10dB, -20dB)
  • Switchable 80Hz High Pass Filter
  • Extremely Low Self-Noise

Included Accessories

  • Deluxe Microphone Clip
  • Foam Windsock
  • Nylon Carry Bag


Frequency Response:40Hz – 20kHz
Sensitivity:42dB ± 3dB re 1V/Pa @ 1kHz
Impedance:200 Ω
Equivalent Noise Level:21dB SPL (A-weighted per IEC651)
Controls:High Pass Filter (-12dB/Octave @ 80Hz)
Three Position Pad (0, -10dB, -20dB)
MPX SPL:142 (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1k Ohm load)
Dimensions:8.94 x 1.32 in / 227 x 33.5 mm
Weight:17.3 oz / 490 g