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  • AVP-BV1

    Avantone Pro BV-1 Large-diaphragm Tube Condenser Microphone

    The Avantone BV1 is a multi-pattern large diaphragm tube condenser microphone. It’s character; both sonically and aesthetically resemble microphones of the 1950’s and 60’s golden era. The BV1 offers 9 variable polar-patterns, 34mm gold-sputtered Mylar capsule assembly, a custom shock-mount, 80Hz filter and -10dB pad. The Avantone Pro B series - or retro Butter-Cream finish, feature outstanding construction, and a superb sonic character. The BV1 truly offers a vintage studio microphone for a very reasonable price. 

      • Avantone Pro BV-1 PRODUCT FEATURES:

        Rugged BV1 microphone body and capsule assembly are precision machined of brass.

        Aesthetically, it features an elegant Retro-Butter-Cream finish, accented with polished nickel trim and grill.

        The transformer coupled tube circuitry offers a modern-day, affordable solution to the desire to capture the character of famous European and American vintage designs.

        Rear vents aid in stabilizing internal temperature to help secure tube longevity

        Any studio can proudly offer the BV1 as a primary Vocal mic. It exudes class visually as well as sonically.

        Manufactured using premium grade resistors and capacitors along with precision machined brass structural components that yield a very solid feel, superb sonic integrity and rugged reliability.

        The versatile BV1 mic is able to produce professional results with an open, warm, pleasing sonic character.

        The included Custom Retro Shockmount is superb in allowing a precise positioning of the mic while inhibiting the transfer of unwanted vibrations up into the mic.

        9-Pattern Tube Microphone w/ 34mm gold sputtered thin Mylar capsule assembly.

        -10dB pad & 80 Hz LF roll off switches.

        Uses Include: Vocals, Acoustic guitar, mandolin, drum overheads, percussion, piano mic, etc...


        Output Impedance: <200 Ohms / transformer isolated
        Maximum SPL: 134dB (0.5% THD @1000Hz) 144dB with pad engaged
        Frequency Response: 25Hz-20KHz
        Equivalent noise level: <18dB (A-weighted IEC 268-4)
        S/N Ratio: 78dB (Ref. 1Pa A-weighted)
        Sensitivity: -35dBV
        Output Connector: Male XLR 7 pin
        Tube Type: Select Low-Noise Russian 6072A
        High-Pass Switch: 80 Hz 6dB/octave Switch
        Attenuation Switch: -10dB Switch

        Finish: Polished Nickel trim / Glossy Butter-Cream Body
        Weight (BV-1 Mic Only): 1.3 kgs / 46 oz.
        Weight (in case): 25 pounds (11.15 kgs)
        Dimensions (Microphone): 10 x 2.5 inches - 25 x 63 mm - (long x wide)
        Dimensions of Product Case: 23 x 7.5 x 17 inches

        Included Accessories:
        Power Supply
        Padded Wooden Mic Box
        Custom Designed Tweed road case
        Removable metal pop filter
        Mic Cable

    Need more info on the BV-1? Click HERE for the official Avantone Pro product listing >>>