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Avantone Pro CV-12 Multi-Pattern Large Capsule Tube Condenser Microphone

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Avantone Pro CV-12 Multi-Pattern Large Capsule Tube Condenser Microphone

Avantone Pro CV-12 Multi-Pattern Large Capsule Tube Condenser Microphone With Shock Mount Mic

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  • Dual-Sided 32mm Gold Sputtered Capsule
  • Hand Selected 6072A Tube Output Stage
  • Variable Polar Patterns - 9 Stages
  • Pad Attenuation Switch: -10dB
  • Low Frequency Roll-Off: 80Hz
  • External Power Supply
  • Custom Retro Shockmount Included
  • Cabernet Red-Wine Finish
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The Avantone CV-12 Multi-Pattern Large Capsule Tube Condenser Microphone is modestly priced and features a large 32mm mylar transducer and tube output stage featuring a 6072A tube for a warm, vintage tone and audio quality. The CV-12 is designed to capture vocals and instruments with the warmth and character of microphones of the '50s and '60s, at a fraction of the cost of some popular tube microphones. Its elegant Cabernet Red-Wine finish and nickel trim are signature to Avantone's Cabernet (C-series) microphones.

Capture vocals, piano, guitar, strings, amplifier cabinets and other sources with enhanced detail, low noise and low distortion. The CV-12's external power supply features variations of omnidirectional, cardioid and hypercardioid polar patterns, for a total of 9 selectable patterns. In addition, there is a -10dB pad switch for minimizing distortion, and an 80Hz HPF filter for minimizing low frequency noise. The microphone is shipped with Avantone's custom retro shockmount, power supply, connecting cable and aluminum carrying case.

9-pattern tube microphone w/ dual 32mm gold sputtered thin Mylar capsules
-10dB pad & 80Hz LF metal roll off toggle switches
Hand selected Russian made 6072A tube
Each CV-12 Mic has a serial number
Ideal for studio vocals, acoustic guitar, mandolin, drum overheads, room mic, piano
UPC: 852437001057
Type Tube-Type True Condenser Microphone
Capsule Dual-sided 32mm center-terminated gold-sputtered Mylar (6 micron)
Polar Pattern 9 patterns selectable at PS-12 power supply
Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz +/- 3dB
Impedance Output Impedance: < = 250 Ohms / transformer isolated
Max Input Sound Level (SPL) 136dB (0.5% THD @1000Hz)
146dB with pad engaged
EIN < 17dB
Signal to Noise Ratio 78dB
Sensitivity -35dB
Output Connector Male XLR 7 pin w/ special power supply & cables
Tube 6072A
HPF 80Hz 6dB/octave Switch
Pad -10dB switch
Power Requirements Dedicated PS-12 Power Supply w/ selectable 115/230 VAC capability
Finish Polished nickel trim / Metallic Cabernet Red body
Dimensions 9.5 x 1.8" (237 x 46mm)
Weight 1.8lb (0.8 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 14.0 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 17.5 x 12.8 x 6.8"
Avantone Pro CV-12 Multi-Pattern Large Capsule Tube Condenser Microphone
  • Custom Retro Shockmount with Extra Elastic Bands
  • PS-12 Multi-Pattern Power Supply with Cables
  • Elegant Padded Genuine Wooden Microphone Box
  • Premium Grade 6072A Tube
  • Padded Aluminum Storage / Travel Case
  • Owner's Manual
  • 5 Year Warranty
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