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AKG C12 VR - Reference Multipattern Tube Condenser Microphone

AKG C12 VR - Reference Multipattern Tube Condenser Microphone
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Legendary tube sound for lead vocals, brass instruments and electric guitars.
NZ $6,955.00

Product Highlights:

  • The legendary AKG sound used on dozens of number-1-hits
  • Edge-terminated CK12 capsule and original 6072A vacuum tube
  • Selected state-of-the-art components
  • Nine remotely selectable polar patterns
  • Carefully handcrafted in Vienna, Austria
The C12 VR is the reference multipattern 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.

The 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.
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

Audio Output

Type Balanced XLR
Gender Male
Contacts 3-pin


Height 225 mm
Diameter 42 mm
Net Weight 680 g

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