Avantone CV-12

Large Diaphragm Tube Condenser Microphone

  • Hand-Selected Russian 6072A tubes
  • 9 Directional characteristics between omnidirectional, cardioid and figure-8 (switchable on power adaptor)
  • Frequency range: 25 - 20,000 Hz +/- 3 dB
  • Peak SPL: 136 dB
  • High-pass switch: 80 Hz 6 dB
  • -10 dB Switch
  • Dimensions: 237 x 46 mm
  • Weight: 800 g
  • Shock mount, power adaptor, 7-pin connector cable, wooden box for microphone and transport case included
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Tube Yes
Switchable Polar Pattern Yes
Omnidirectional Yes
Cardioid Yes
Figure-8 Yes
Low Cut Yes
Pad Yes
shockmount included Yes
USB Microphone No

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Warmy dude

Maximoff, 11.04.2018
Well, maybe one of the best investing in my studio.
Warm, soft, full body sound.

Most of all I use it in piano and voice recording.
I have a Grand Piano Yamaha GB1, and it is about 11 years in exploitation. Grand piano now has a bright and a bit striking sound. But with that mic - I achieved a warm and beautiful tembre, maybe a bit vintage sound. But it is amazing. Especialy, for that price.

Also tested it with RODE K2. In my opinion - CV-12 is more "tube" mic, than K2. Without metal in high freq.

Pros:
- Great, warm sounding mic
- Balanced frequency responce
- Comfortable case for transporting
- Pleasant design

Cons:
- The shockmount is not strong enough. Requires carefull managing. It is very easy accidentally to take off the rubber and drop the mic.
- Placement of XLR sockets and turn on button on power supply is not very comfortable for managing.
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Awesome !

Ian Ginn, 05.08.2014
I bought the sct 2000 t bone mic from Thomann a few years and thought wow.
This mic goes to another level !
Incredible mic!
Let this baby warm up, plug in to a p solo preamp and this thing can pick up a mouse fart 10 miles away !
What a stunning mic, warm, quality build, looks the business and sounds amazing.
Vocals ? Awesome !
Acoustic guitar ? Garth brooks on acid !
10/10 !
Great price ! Great service ! AWESOME !!!! BUY ONE :)
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