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AKG D12 VR Dynamic Microphone

Reference large-diaphragm dynamic microphone

Designed specifically for kick-drum recording applications, the microphone has a thin diaphragm to enhance the low frequency performance. Its warm sound is realized by the original C414 transformer, especially impressive at high signal levels.

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D12VR
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The D12 VR is a reference large-diaphragm dynamic microphone with cardioid polar pattern. Designed specifically for kick-drum recording applications, the microphone has a thin diaphragm to enhance the low frequency performance. Its warm sound is realized by the original C414 transformer, especially impressive at high signal levels.

The D12 VR features three active filter presets to match its sound shape with the kick drum's character. When activated, the output level is automatically reduced by 10 dB. The filter settings can be controlled using a switch on the microphone body. Without phantom power, the microphone operates in passive mode and delivers the instruments pure sound.

Ultra thin diaphragm

for accurate reproduction of the instruments sound

Optimized bass chamber

for enhanced low frequency performance

Patented switchable active-filter presets

three sound shapes to match the drums character

Original C414 transformer

delivers a warm sound especially at high signal levels

Cardioid polar pattern

rejects overspill from nearby instruments

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Specification

General

  • Polar Pattern: cardioid
  • Audio Frequency bandwidth: 17 to 17000 Hz
  • Sensitivity: 1.2 mV/Pa
  • Electrical Impedance: 200 Ohms
  • Recommended Load Impedance: 1000 Ohms

 

Audio Output

  • Type: Balanced XLR
  • Gender: Male
  • Contacts: 3-pin

 

Design

  • Body: metal
  • Finish: galvanised nickel matte/black

 

Dimensions / Weight

  • Length: 101 mm
  • Width: 66 mm
  • Height: 125 mm
  • Diameter: 66 mm
  • Net Weight: 500 g
  • 1 x D12 VR Microphone
  • 1 x Microphone Bag