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AKG C12VR
Large Diaphragm Tube Condenser Microphone

OUR PART #:  C12VR

Production of the legendary C 12 ceased in 1963, and over the years...
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Production of the legendary C 12 ceased in 1963, and over the years, it became a highly sought-after collector’s item and prized recording instrument because of its exquisite sound. The new C 12 VR is a reincarnation of this spectacular microphone. The new C 12VR is true to the original C 12’s acoustical specifications with subtle refinements made possible by modern electronics and manufacturing technology. These refinements actually lower susceptibility to hum and noise as well as improve its ruggedness. The two 1-inch capsules are identical in performance to the original design with the famous AKG “voice-friendly” sound. The electronics section uses the same rare 6072 vacuum tube as the original to ensure the C 12 VR will deliver the trademark warmth, clarity and presence that characterized the original model. Nine different polar patterns are remotely selectable from the N 12 VR power supply. Other features include two bass roll-off filters (also remotely selectable), switchable pre-attenuation pads and an internally selectable +10 dB input sensitivity switch. The large core-section output transformer minimizes low-frequency distortion and special shock-mounting protects the circuitry and provides acoustic isolation. The C 12 VR comes in a special hard-shell metal case housing the microphone, its power supply, the shock mount, windscreen and a 10 m (33 ft) connecting cable. A copy of the frequency response graph is included along with the three-year warranty. Add magic to your sound with the AKG C 12 VR.

Features

  • Classic 1-inch (25 mm) condenser tube performance of the original AKG C 12
  • Multiple patterns (nine total) remotely controlled with silent switching
  • Uses the original 6072 vacuum tube
  • Uses the original 1950’s dual diaphragm design for sound that has the same warmth, clarity and presence of the original
  • Internal microphone switching for pre-attenuation of -10, -20 dB and boost of +10 dB to accommodate all studio requirements
  • External (in control unit) two-position bass cut/roll-off

Specifications

  • Transducer type: Dual diaphragm, 1 in. (25 mm) diameter
  • Diaphragm material: Gold sputtered mylar foil.
  • Frequency response: 30 Hz - 20 kHz (±2.5 dB from published curves)
  • Polar patterns: Omnidirectional, cardioid, and figure-8, with 6 intermediate patterns (silent switching)
  • Impedance: 200 ohms (±25%)
  • Recommended load impedance: 1000 ohms or greater
  • Output connector (from control unit): XLR (pin 2 positive)
  • Output connector (from microphone): Tuchel 12-pin
  • Sensitivity at 1 kHz: 10 mV/Pa for all patterns; -40 dB (dB re 1 V/Pa)
  • Equivalent noise level (A-weighted): 22 dB (DIN 45412)
  • Sound pressure level for 3% THD: 128 dB (equivalent to 50 Pa)
  • Pre-attenuation: -10 and -20 dB (at microphone)
  • Sensitivity increase: 10 dB (at microphone)
  • Low frequency roll-off/bass cut: two-position (at control unit)
  • Power requirement: 115/230 Vac
  • Microphone size: 1.65 in. dia (42 mm) 8.9 in. long (225 mm)
  • Microphone net weight: 24 oz. (0.68 kg)
  • Shipping weight: 10 lb. (4.5 kg)
  • Accessories included: Aluminum flight case, N 12 VR remote power supply, H 15/T elastic suspension, MK 12V R 30 ft. (10 m) connecting cable, W 42 Foam windscreen
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