Avantone CR-14 Dual Ribbon Microphone
The Avantone CR-14 is truly a gorgeous looking and sounding microphone. The design, character and performance is comparable to some of the very finest Ribbon mics...but at a fraction of their cost!
- Dual ribbon microphone
- Avantone Custom Retro shcomount included
- Elegant padded wooden Mic box
- Padded Aluminium storage / travel case
- No power requirements
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The Avantone Cabernet (C-series) mics are designed to offer true professional performance. They will meet or surpass the performance and specifications of much higher priced mics.
The rugged CR-14 microphone body and inner assembly parts are precision machined of brass. Aesthetically, it features an elegant Cabernet Wine-Red finish, accented with polished nickel trim and a black grill. The CR-14 has a unique, 'retro' body design. The transformer coupled output will yield pleasing professional results comparable to much more expensive designs. Any studio can proudly offer the CR-14 as a guitar cabinet, room mic, drum overheads, vocal mic or utility room mic due to its versatility. It exudes class visually as well as sonically.
Manufactured using the finest materials yielding a very solid feel, superb structural integrity and rugged reliability. The versatile CR-14 mic is able to produce professional results with a 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. This isolation allows for superior professional results.
The CR-14's dual, low-mass ribbon element which enables a much better sensitivity rating than most single ribbon designs. This design lends to fast and accurate transient response, ultra-high 148 dB SPL capability, and overall stunning realism. It has a figure-8 audio directionality (pickup) pattern via front and rear, with extended sweet spots (as compared to Large Diaphragm condenser mics & single ribbon designs).
The CR-14 has very low residual noise, with no internal active electronics to overload or produce distortion. It also requires no power supply.
Standard Included Items
Avantone CR-14 Ribbon Microphone
Avantone Custom Retro Shockmount With Extra Elastic bands
Elegant padded genuine wooden Mic box
Padded Aluminium storage / travel case
Avantone CR-14 Specifications
Type: Ribbon Microphone
Ribbon: Dual Ribbon / Pure Aluminium / 35mm x 5mm / 2 microns thick
Polar Pattern: Figure of 8
Frequency Response: 30Hz - 15kHz +/- 3dB
Output Impedance: <=600 Ohms
Recommended Load: Impedance 3000 Ohms
Maximum SPL: 145dB (0.5% THD @1000Hz)
S/N Ratio: 70dB re 1Pa
Sensitivity: -52 dBv +/- 2dB Re. (0dB=1V/Pa)
Output Connector: Male XLR 3 pin
Included Accessories: Padded Wooden Box, Shockmount, Metal road case
Finish: Polished Nickel trim / Metallic Cabernet Red Body
Weight: 0.496 Kgs / 16 oz
Dimensions: 37 x 175 mm / 1.45 x 6.89 inches