Avantone CV-28 Small-Capsule Tube Condenser Microphone

642.00 RRP 714.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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Product Ref: 13496

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  • Transformer-Coupled Tube Circuitry
  • 3 Interchangeable Gold-Sputtered Mylar Capsules
  • Included Shockmount Inhibits Unwanted Vibrations
  • Metallic Wine Red Finish

Avantone CV-28 Small-Capsule Tube Condenser Microphone

The Avantone CV-28 is a premium-quality condenser microphone featuring a small capsule tube and 3 interchangeable gold-spluttered Mylar capsules. This studio-quality condenser microphone is the ideal choice for any serious musician, delivering an exceptional frequency range that captures every nuance of the sound you wish to capture. The internal circuitry and design of the Avantone CV-28 makes it highly versatile, perfect for use as a drum overhead, piano microphone, recording acoustic guitars and more. Additionally the CV-28 comes complete with a wooden microphone box and a aluminium storage/travel case for added convenience.

Product Ref: 13496

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Versatile Recording Functionality

The Avantone CV-28 Small-Capsule Tube Condenser Microphone is a highly versatile studio-quality microphone, designed for a wide range of recording applications. The design and internal components of the Avantone CV-28 means you can use the microphone to record drum overheads, acoustic guitars, pianos, percussion and more. The premium-quality small-capsule tube ensures the microphone can handle a range of different sources ranging up to the highest sound levels. The CV-28 also features a switchable attenuation switch for -15dB and a high-pass filter that rolls off 6 dB/octave at 80 Hz. The microphone itself is powered by the included PS-28 power supply, which is also switchable between 115 and 230 VAC.

Exceptional Audio Fidelity

The CV-28 is designed to capture high quality recordings from a wide range of sources, perfect as an all-round go-to microphone in the studio. Part of the ‘Cabernet’ (C-Series), the CV-28 features a vintage small-capsule condenser tube that is comparable to classic vintage microphones, delivering the warmth and character the vintage microphones delivered. The transformer coupled tube circuitry is designed for optimal audio quality, with the wide frequency range capturing every nuance of the original audio as it was intended. Whether it be recording an acoustic guitar to micing up a grand piano, the CV-28 will rise to any challenge thanks to its exceptional design and internal components. The CV-28 features 3 interchangeable capsules resulting in three different pickup patterns (Omni, Cardioid and Hyper-Cardioid). These interchangeable capsules are designed to offer maximum versatility when it comes to recording. For example, changing to the Omni capsule ensures the microphone picks up sound from everywhere instead of just the front of the microphone, ideal for recording live instruments.

Design & Construction

The sleek and stylish vintage aesthetic is coated in a ‘Red Wine’ finish, accented with a polished nickel trim and grill for a modern day sheen. The microphones body and capsule are constructed from precision machines brass for optimal durability and performance. The CV-28 also comes complete with a range of accessories such as: Avantone Custom Retro Shockmount, an elegant padded genuine wooden microphone box, padded aluminium storage/travel case plus a PS-28 proprietary power supply with cables. This gives you everything you need to transport and store your microphone for optimal protection. The shockmount also helps to eliminate any unwanted vibrations while the microphone is in use, improving overall quality and performance. The padded aluminium storage and travel case is the ideal choice for transporting your microphone while on the move, providing optimal durability on the road.

What’s Included

  • Avantone CV-28 Tube Microphone
  • Avantone Custom Retro Shockmount
  • Avantone PS-28 Proprietary Power supply with cables
  • Elegant padded genuine wooden Mic box
  • 3 Interchangeable 19mm Capsules (Cardioid, Omni, Hyper-Cardioid)
  • Padded Aluminium storage / travel case
  • Owner's Manual


  • Can be used for a range of recording applications for instruments such as: Acoustic guitar, mandolin, drum overheads, percussion, piano and more
  • Small-capsule tube for classic vintage warmth
  • Elegeant Cabernet Wine-Red finish
  • Transformer couples tube circuitry
  • Manufactured from the finest materials
  • Complete with travel case, box and accessories
  • Body finished with a polished nickel trim and grill


  • Type: Tube-Type Condenser
  • Polar Patterns: 3 patterns via interchangeable capsules (Omni, Cardioid, Hyper-Cardioid)
  • Frequency Response: 20 - 20,000Hz +/- 3dB
  • Sensitivity: 20mV/Pa -34 dB
  • Output Impedance: <=250 Ohms / transformer isolated
  • Maximum SPL: 136dB (0.5 THD @ 1000Hz)
  • Equivalent Noise Level: 17 dB
  • Output Connector: Male XLR 7 Pin with special power supply & cables
  • Tube Type: Select Military-Grade 6J1B
  • High-Pass Switch: High Grade 80 Hz 6dB/octave Switch
  • Attenuation Switch: High Grade -15dB Switch
  • Power Requirement: Dedicated PS-28 Power Supply with selectable 115/230 VAC capability
  • Finish: Polished Nickel Trim / Metallic Cabernet Body