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AKG D12VR Large-Diaphragm Dynamic Microphone Designed Specifically For Kick-Drum Recording Applications

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  • $499.00
  • Regular price MSRP: $629.00

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About the Akg D12VR Microphone

The AKG D12 VR is a reference large-diaphragm dynamic microphone with cardioid polar pattern. Designed specifically for kick-drum recording applications, the AKG 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 AKG D12 VR Microphone 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 AKG microphone body. Without phantom power, the AKG microphone operates in passive mode and delivers the instruments pure sound.

AKG D12 VR Microphone Features:

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



Polar Pattern cardioid