AKG

AKG C12VR

Legendary Valve Studio Condenser - Multipattern

Order Code: C12VR
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Our Price: $8,399.00

Carefully handcrafted by AKG in Vienna, Austria - C12VR is an enhanced version of the original C12, from the capsule sound to right through to the original 6072A valve.

Pop your talent in front of a C12VR and let them sing - the creamy goodness drips all the way through to your control room monitors, and then some. Multipattern tube studio condenser microphone with nine polar patterns selectable by a remote control.

Vintage Revival
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 C12VR.

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Supplied with:

  • C12VR microphone
  • N12VR power supply
  • MKTube cable
  • H15T suspension
  • W42 foam windscreen
  • Hard carry/storage case

The legendary AKG sound used on dozens of number-1-hits
an enhanced version of the highly sought-after AKG C12 built 1953-1960

Edge-terminated CK12 capsule and original 6072A vacuum tube
provide a sound that is simply beyond words

Selected state-of-the-art components
ensure low noise and reliable operation

Nine remotely selectable polar patterns
for maximum flexibility and ease of use

Carefully handcrafted in Vienna, Austria
meticulous attention to detail ensures highest quality

General  
Audio Frequency bandwidth 30 to 20,000 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
Dimensions  
Height 225 mm
Diameter 42 mm
Net Weight 680 g