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Product Code: C12VR

AKG C12 VR Multipattern Tube Studio Condenser Microphone

THE HOLY GRAIL OF MICROPHONES - Legendary tube sound for lead vocals, brass instruments and electric guitars. Sure this is not the vintage C12 but it doesn't matter it sounds amazing. Forget all the rubbish you hear on forums, AKG make high quality product and it this didn't live up to their high end spec it certainly wouldn't be in their collection. I know savvy professional engineers who have both and love them for different reasons. Make you own mind up. The C12 VR is the reference multi-pattern tube studio condenser microphone with nine polar patterns selectable by a remote control. Among sound engineers, the AKG C12 is considered the holy grail of microphones. This legendary microphone, first built in the 1950s, is one of the most famous tube microphones in history, and its successor is today's C12 VR. T he C12 VR is an enhanced version of the original C12, from the capsule sound to the original 6072A vacuum tube carefully handcrafted in Vienna, Austria.


    • C12 VR PRODUCT FEATURES:

      The legendary AKG sound used on dozens of number-1-hits
      an enhanced version of the highly sought-after AKG C12 built 1953-1960
      Edge-terminated CK12 capsule and original 6072A vacuum tube
      provide a sound that is simply beyond words
      Selected state-of-the-art components
      ensure low noise and reliable operation
      Nine remotely selectable polar patterns
      for maximum flexibility and ease of use
      Carefully handcrafted in Vienna, Austria
      meticulous attention to detail ensures highest quality
    • C12 VR TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

      General:
      Audio Frequency bandwidth 30 to 20000 Hz
      Sensitivity 10 mV/Pa
      Equivalent Noise Level 22 dB-A
      Signal to Noise 72 dB-A
      Preattunation Pad -10; -20 dB
      Bass Cut Filter 100; 130 Hz
      Electrical Impedance 200 Ohms
      Recommended Load Impedance 1000 Ohms
      Polar Patterns:
      Cardiod
      Omnidirectional
      Figure of eight
      Design: 
      Finish green/gold
      Dimensions / Weight: 
      Height 225 mm
      Diameter 42 mm
      Net Weight 680 g
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