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AKG D12 VR Large Diaphragm Cardioid Dynamic Microphone

B&H # AKD12VR Mfr # 3220Z00010
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You Pay: $499.00
Product Highlights
  • Active Mode With 3 Sound Shapes
  • Thin Diaphragm
  • Original C414 Transformer
  • Cardioid Polar Pattern

The AKG D12 VR Large Diaphragm Cardioid Dynamic Microphone is a large-diaphragm cardioid dynamic microphone that features an active mode with switchable filtering, as well as a normal passive mode. Designed specifically for kick-drum recording applications, the microphone has a thin diaphragm to enhance the low frequency performance. Without phantom power, the microphone is designed to deliver the natural character of the sound source. With phantom power enabled, one of three switchable active-filter presets can be used to quickly adapt the microphone response to suit the desired kick-drum sound. The filter setting can be controlled using a switch on the microphone body. In this active mode the output level is also reduced by 10 dB automatically.

Active mode with 3 filters and passive mode with its own tonal characteristics. A total of four different sound shapes
Thin diaphragm to enhance the low frequency performance
Original C414 transformer for warm sound characteristics
Directional cardioid polar pattern
Transducer Pressure Gradient Dynamic
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Range 17 - 17000 Hz (±2 dB)
Sensitivity 1.2 mV/Pa ± -58 dBV (at 1000 Hz passive)
Maximum SPL 164 dB SPL (for 0.5 % THD)
Impedance <200 ohms (at 1000 Hz)
Recommended Load Impedance >1000 ohms
Power Requirements 48V, Active Mode
None, Passive Mode
Output Connectors Three-Pin Male Standard XLR
Dimensions 4.9 x 3.9 x 2.6" (125 x 101 x 66 mm)
Weight 1.1 lb (500 g)
AKG D12 VR Large Diaphragm Cardioid Dynamic Microphone
  • Neoprene Transport Case
  • Foam Case
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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