This mic is as close a clone of the AKG C12 as I’ve had the pleasure to listen to. It's a big, warm but quite exacting and precise microphone with a distinct high end sparkle. It handles very high SPL so you can use it close up to amps etc. as per the original, it's a variable polar pattern microphone. The polar pattern is set on the power supply and you can get omni stepping through to figure eight with very subtle changes quite distinguishable. This microphone is an excellent addition to any studios microphone inventory. It offers that old skool tube driven big microphone sound in the tradition of the Neumann’s, Telefunken’s etc. at a fraction of the cost. The variable polar pattern makes it an extremely versatile microphone that will shine across multiple applications such as recording vocals, guitar amps and any close mic’ing application requiring demanding pattern control.
These microphones absolutely rock for mic'ing up guitar cabs, over percussion, for horns, for sax and for vocals. The sound is full, warm without a... View full product details
The "Swiss Army Microphone" - Most versatile microphone you'll ever own! Comprised of two perfectly matched ribbon microphones mounted as close as is physically possible... View full product details