Avantone Pro CK-40 Stereo Multi-Pattern FET Microphone

Avantone Pro CK-40 Stereo Multi-Pattern FET Microphone

Avantone Pro CK-40 Stereo Multi-Pattern FET Microphone

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Avantone Pro CK-40 Stereo Multi-Pattern FET Microphone

Avantone Pro CK-40 Stereo Multi-Pattern FET Microphone Mic

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Product Highlights

  • Dual 35mm Capsules Mounted Vertically
  • Rotating Top Capsule Assembly - 180°
  • Discreet Class A Low-Noise FET Circuitry
  • Cardioid, Omni & Figure 8 Patterns
  • Independent Polar Pattern Selection
  • Independent -10dB Pad Selection
  • Independent 80Hz HPF Selection
  • Ideal for M-S, Blumlein & X/Y Recording
  • Includes Shockmount
  • Includes Wooden Box & Metal Case
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The CK-40 Stereo Multi-Pattern FET Microphone from Avantone is designed to produce clear stereo recordings of vocals, instruments, ensembles, and ambiance. The CK-40 features a red finish, consistent with Avantone's Cabernet (C-series) microphone line. Twin large 35mm capsules are mounted vertically, and the top capsule can be rotated up to 180° for flexible positioning. There are switchable omnidirectional, cardioid and figure 8 polar patterns, which can be independently selected. These positioning options allow for Blumlein, X/Y, and M-S stereo recording techniques. An 80 Hz high-pass filter and -10 dB pad can be individually assigned for additional flexibility. Included in the package is a shockmount, a foam wind filter, a 30' 5-pin XLR cable, a 5-pin XLR to dual 3-pin XLR breakout box, a wooden case, and a metal travel case.

Twin 35mm center-terminated pressure gradient transducers
Tight vertical array of transducers enables accurate stereo imaging without phase issues
Individually selectable cardioid, omnidirectional, and figure-8 polar patterns
The top capsule/grill assembly rotates up to 180° relative to the lower capsule/grill assembly
Two sets of pad, pattern select, and low frequency roll-off switches independently control the capsules
Custom retro shockmount allows precise positioning of the mic while inhibiting the transfer of unwanted vibrations
UPC: 852437001118
In the Box
Avantone Pro CK-40 Stereo Multi-Pattern FET Microphone
  • Wood Box
  • Shockmount
  • Foam Filter
  • 2 x 1 Splitter Box
  • 5-pin Cable (30')
  • Metal Road Case
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
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    Transducer Condenser
    Diaphragm 1.38" (35.0 mm)
    Polar Pattern Cardioid, Figure 8, Omnidirectional
    Frequency Range 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    Signal to Noise Ratio 77 dB 
    Equivalent Noise Level 17 dB A-Weighted
    Maximum SPL 147 dB SPL 0.5%
    Impedance 250 ohms
    Sensitivity -40 dB
    Power Requirements 48 V
    Low-Cut Filter Yes, 6 dB/Octave @ 80 Hz
    Pad Yes, 10 dB
    Output Connectors 5-Pin XLR
    Cable Length 30'
    Operating Current Consumption 3.0 µA
    General
    Length 10.87" (276.10 mm)
    Diameter 1.93" (49 mm)
    Weight 2.1 lb (0.95 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 12.05 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 20.1 x 17.1 x 6.9"

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