Avantone CV-12 Multi-Pattern Large Capsule Tube Microphone

633.00 RRP 703.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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Product Ref: 13455

  • Avantone C-Series Tube Condenser Microphone
  • Transformer-Coupled Tube Circuitry
  • Dual-Sided Gold-Sputtered Mylar Capsule
  • Included Shockmount Inhibits Unwanted Vibrations
  • Metallic Wine Red Finish

Avantone CV-12 Multi-Pattern Large Capsule Tube Microphone


The Avantone CV-12 multi-pattern large capsule tube microphone is a truly gorgeous looking and sounding microphone. The body and capsule assembly are precision machined brass, and it has a metallic Wine Red finish accented with Polished Nickel trim. The transformer-coupled tube circuitry has its origins in famous European vintage designs.

Product Ref: 13455

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The CV-12 works well as a primary vocal mic. In design, character and performance it is comparable to some of the fine vintage tube mics of the 1950s and 1960s but at a fraction of the cost.

The microphone also comes with a Custom Retro Shockmount, which is perfect for precisely positioning the mic while inhibiting the transfer of unwanted vibrations. This isolation gives superior professional results.

The CV-12 is manufactured using the finest materials, which gives a very solid feel, superb structural integrity and rugged reliability. It produces professional results with a warm, pleasing sonic character. It is supplied with a dedicated PS-12 power supply that also allows selection of nine different polar patterns.


  • Type: Tube-Type True Condenser Microphone
  • Capsule: Dual-sided 32mm centre-terminated gold-sputtered Mylar (6 micron)
  • Polar Patterns: 9 patterns selectable at PS-12 power supply
  • Frequency Response: 20 - 20,000Hz +/- 3dB
  • Sensitivity: -35 dB
  • Output Impedance: <=250 Ohms / transformer isolated
  • Maximum SPL: 136dB (0.5% THD @ 1000Hz), 146dB with pad engaged
  • Equivalent Noise Level: <17 dB
  • S/N Ratio: 78dB
  • Output Connector: Male XLR 7 Pin with special power supply & cables
  • Tube Type: 6072A
  • High-Pass Switch: 80 Hz 6dB/octave Switch
  • Attenuation Switch: -10dB Switch
  • Power Requirement: Dedicated PS-12 Power Supply with selectable 115/230 VAC capability
  • Finish: Polished Nickel Trim / Metallic Cabernet Body


  • Avantone CV-12 Tube Microphone
  • Avantone Custom Retro Shockmount with Extra Elastic bands
  • Avantone PS-12 Multi-Pattern Power supply with cables
  • Elegant padded genuine wooden Mic box
  • Premium Grade 6072A Tube
  • Padded Aluminium storage / travel case
  • Owner's Manual