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AKG C12VR - Multi-Pattern Studio Condenser Tube Microphone
AKG C12VR - Multi-Pattern Studio Condenser Tube Microphone
SKU: C-12VR

You Pay: $11,599.00
SRP: $15,999.00
Instant Savings: $4,400.00 (28%)


The C12 VR Reference Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone from AKG is a studio condenser microphone that's a favorite among some of the most sought after recording engineers in the industry.


The AKG C 12VR studio condenser microphone is a favorite among some of the most sought after recording engineers in the industry. Modeled directly after the classic AKG C 12, the C 12VR (vintage restoration) maintains it's popularity since it's inception in the late 1940's. Like the C 12, the C 12VR features a 1 inch diaphragm and unique condenser tube (6072) design providing the kind of warmth and presence characteristic of the microphone. In addition to the classic sound, the C 12VR is a versatile microphone featuring 9 switchable pickup patterns including omnidirectional, cardioid and figure-eight with variations of each. Also provided is switchable attenuation between -10,-20dB and boost of+10db to accommodate all studio recording requirements.

Key Features

• Original Vintage Design
Modeled after the classic AKG C 12, the C 12VR is a restored version of the classic tube condenser microphone featuring the original 6072 vacuum tube, 1950's dual diaphragm and transformer.

• Switchable Polar Patterns
The C 12VR features flexible switchable polar patterns including omni directional, cardioid, and figure-eight with variations of each pattern.

• Attenuation and Boost Switching
-10 and -20db of pre-attenuation and gain boost of +10dB accommodate all studio requirements from vocals to instruments of types.

• High Pass Filter

A 2-position high pass filter eliminates low end noise and rumble providing more presence of mid and high end frequencies.

• External Control/Power Unit
The N 12VR remote power supply, provides power to the microphone and features the Polar Pattern, High Pass Filter and Attenuation / Boost switches.