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

The Avantone CV-12 is a large diaphragm tube condenser microphone featuring 9 polar patterns available on the PSU. The C series from Avantone stands for Cabernet, alluding to the exquisite aesthetic, and perfectly crafted design and construction standards. The CV-12 has a beautiful warm sonic character, making it ideal for recording vocals and acoustic instruments in the studio. Avantone also include a custom made shockmount, wooden box for the microphone, solid aluminum carry case, PSU and cable.

    • Avantone CV-12 PRODUCT FEATURES:

      9-Pattern Tube Microphone w/ dual 32mm gold sputtered thin Mylar capsules
      -10 dB pad  &  80 Hz LF metal roll off toggle switches
      Hand selected Russian made 6072A Tube
      Each CV-12 Mic has a serial number

      Uses Include:
      Studio vocals, acoustic guitar, mandolin, drum overheads, room mic, piano

      Standard Included Items:
      Avantone CV-12 Tube Microphone
      Avantone Custom Retro Shockmount W/ Extra Elastic bands
      Avantone PS-12 Multi-Pattern Power supply with cables
      Elegant padded genuine wooden mic box
      Premium Grade 6072A Tube
      Padded aluminum storage / travel case
      Owner's Manual


      Tube-Type True Condenser Microphone
      Dual-sided 32mm center-terminated gold-sputtered Mylar (6 micron)
      Polar Patterns
      9 patterns selectable at PS-12 power supply
      Frequency Response
      20Hz - 20kHz +/- 3dB
      Output Impedance
      <=250 Ohms / transformer isolated
      Maximum SPL
      136dB (0.5% THD @1000Hz) 146dB with pad engaged
      Equivalent noise level
      S/N Ratio
      Output Connector
      Male XLR 7 pin w/ special power supply & cables
      Tube Type
      High-Pass Switch
      80 Hz 6dB/octave Switch
      Attenuation Switch
      -10dB Switch
      Power Requirements
      dedicated PS-12 Power Supply w/ selectable 115/230 VAC capability
      Polished Nickel trim / Metallic Cabernet Red Body
      .8 kgs / 1.8 lbs
      237mm x 46mm  /  9.5" x 1.8"

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