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

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

Product code: avtcv12
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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


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

    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 CV-12 is truly a gorgeous looking and sounding microphone. The design, character and performance is comparable to some of the fine vintage tube mics of the 1950s & 1960s…but at a fraction of their cost!

    Main Features

    • 9-Pattern Tube Microphone w/ dual 32mm gold sputtered thin Mylar capsules
    • -10 dB pad and 80 Hz LF metal roll off toggle switches
    • Hand selected Russian made 6072A Tube
    • Each CV-12 Mic has a unique serial number
    • Padded aluminum storage / travel case
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    The rugged CV-12 microphone body and capsule assembly are precision machined of brass. Aesthetically, it features an elegant Cabernet Wine-Red finish, accented with polished nickel trim and grill. The transformer coupled tube circuitry has its origins in famous European vintage designs. Any studio can proudly offer the CV-12 as a primary vocal mic…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 CV-12 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.
    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 aluminium storage / travel case
    • Owner's Manual
    Avantone CV-12 Specifications
    Type: Tube-Type True Condenser Microphone
    Capsule: 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: <17dB
    S/N Ratio: 78dB
    Sensitivity: -35dB
    Output Connector: Male XLR 7 pin with power supply & cables
    Tube Type: 6072A
    High-Pass Switch: 80 Hz 6dB/octave Switch
    Attenuation Switch: -10dB Switch
    Power Requirements: Dedicated PS-12 Power Supply with selectable 115/230 VAC
    Finish: Polished Nickel trim / Metallic Cabernet Red Body
    Weight: .8 kgs / 1.8 lbs
    Dimensions: 237 x 46 mm / 9.5 x 1.8 inches

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    UK Non-Mainland: £ 12

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  • Additional Information

    Brand No
    Condition New
    Specifications
    Type: Tube-Type True Condenser Microphone
    Capsule: 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: <17dB
    S/N Ratio: 78dB
    Sensitivity: -35dB
    Output Connector: Male XLR 7 pin with power supply and cables
    Tube Type: 6072A
    High-Pass Switch: 80 Hz 6dB/octave Switch
    Attenuation Switch: -10dB Switch
    Power Requirements: Dedicated PS-12 Power Supply with selectable 115/230 VAC
    Finish: Polished Nickel trim / Metallic Cabernet Red Body
    Weight: .8 kgs / 1.8 lbs
    Dimensions: 237 x 46 mm / 9.5 x 1.8 inches

FeeFo Reviews

Customer Comment Our Response
Product:
24-Feb-2015
Still early days to best judge, initial impressions are that it's not as high a step up from my existing MXL 2003 than I had hoped, Let's see what the mic is like once I've gotten used to it and it has "run in".
Product:
04-Oct-2014
worth every penny
Product:
01-Nov-2013
Still on the testing stage
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