AKG D12 VR Reference Large-Diaphragm Dynamic Microphone


Free Shipping Included! AKG D12 VR Reference Large-Diaphragm Dynamic Microphone by AKG Pro Audio at Velvet singer. MPN: D12 VR. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. KICK THE HAMMERfor bass drum live and recording applications 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 drums character.


AKG D12 VR Reference Large-Diaphragm Dynamic Microphone by AKG Pro Audio
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KICK THE HAMMERfor bass drum live and recording applications 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 drums 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. D12 VR (vintage sound re-issue) View larger 3 Active Sound Shapes View larger Active filter operation The implementation of an active electronic filter in a dynamic microphone is an AKG“Phantom Power” must be supplied from the connected mixing desk in order to power the active filter circuitry.The operating principle of the active filters is based on analogue circuitry combinedFrequency processing is performed in the filter circuit and thentransformer. Impedance differences between the micra perfect sound regardless of the connected device.The resulting sound is especially impressive at high signal levels at which the transformersignal. Rich in History Developed more than six decades ago, AKG achieved an international breakthrough in recording and broadcast technology with the introduction of its first dynamic microphone, the D12. The first-of-its-kind microphone became a staple in television and radio studios around the world, setting the standard for voice transmission in the 1950s and ‘60s. Today, HARMAN’s AKG is proud to introduce the newly designed D12 VR large-diaphragm cardioid microphone intended specifically for kick drum live and recording applications. 3 Active Sound Shapes The vintage-style premium bass microphone offers three active sound shapes for recording: open kick drum, closed kick drum and vintage sound. D12 is manufactured with the original AKG C414 transformer from the 1970s, reinforcing AKG’s deep musical heritage. Vintage Mic Reputation “With the reputation AKG’s D12 brought to the recording and broadcast industry, the latest D12 VR embodies its predecessor with the quality and reliability AKG has been providing the audio industry for 65 years,” stated Thomas Umbauer, Product Manager, PPA, AKG. “The relaunched D12 VR will give tracked drums a vintage, yet crisp and modern sound, sure to make percussion tracks shine for professionals or casual artists around the world.” View larger Vintage D12 Performance AKG Revamped D12 VR Bass Microphone Encompasses Vintage D12 Performance, Style And Quality Specifications Transducer Principle: dynamic pressure gradient transducer Polar Pattern: cardioid Frequency Range: 17-17.000 Hz (± 2 dB) Sensitivity at 1000 Hz passiv Electrical Impedance at 1000 Hz: 1000 ohms Maximum SPL for 0.5% THD: 164dB SPL Climatic Conditions: temperature range: relative humidity at +20°C: 90% Connector Type: three-pin male standard XLR Connector Wiring: pin 1: ground, pin 2: AF (in phase), pin 3: AF (out phase) Housing Material: metal Grill Material: springsteel wire mesh Finish: front grille glossy galvanized nickel matte, rear grille matte black paint Polar Pattern cardioid Audio Frequency bandwidth 17 to 17000 Hz Sensitivity 1.2 mV/Pa Electrical Impedance 200 Ohms Recommended Load Impedance 1000 Ohms

Features & Highlights

  • 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

Additional Information

Brand:
AKG Pro Audio
Manufacturer:
AKG
Category:
Instrument
Color:
Black
Model:
3220H00010
MPN:
D12 VR
Warranty:
Limited warranty valid united states of america (*) and canada (**): akg acoustics warrants akg products against defects in material or workmanship for a period of two years from the date of original purchase, and agrees to repair or, at our option replace any defective unit without charge for either parts or labor. akg grants a three-year warranty covering select products mainly studio and boundary layer microphones (see list of products above) against defects in material and workmanship this warranty is valid for akg or akg/crown products purchased and delivered within the united states (*) / canada (**) for the original purchaser only. the purchaser's bill of sale will serve as proof of sale and warranty validity in the u.s (*) / canada (**). shipment of defective items to akg for repair will be at the customer's own risk and expense. akg will assume the return shipping cost for all items repaired under warranty. important: this warranty does not cover damage resulting from accident, misuse or abuse, lack of reasonable care, the affixing of any attachment not provided with the product, loss of parts, or connecting the product to any receptacle other than specified. this warranty is void unless akg acoustics, u.s.'s service center(*) / the authorized akg service center of canada (**) performs the repair. no responsibility is assumed for any special, incidental or consequential damages caused by the consumer. however, the limitation of any right or remedy shall not be effective where law prohibits such.
UPC:
885038033196
Part Number:
D12 VR
Publisher:
AKG
Publication Date:
2013-01-01
Binding:
Electronics
Item Weight:
1.75 pounds
Item Size:
7.87 x 3.94 x 9.06 inches
Package Weight:
1.75 pounds
Package Size:
7.9 x 4.1 x 9.3 inches

 


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