Item #: AVN CV12 LIST

Avantone Pro CV12 Multi Pattern Large Diaphragm Tube Condenser Mic


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Product Description

The versatile Avantone CV12 mic is able to produce professional results with a warm, pleasing sonic character.
The Avantone Cabernet (C-series) mics from Avant Electronics are designed to offer true professional performance. They will meet or surpass the performance and specifications of much higher priced mics.

The Avantone CV12 is truly a gorgeous looking and sounding microphone. The design, character and performance can be compared directly to some of the very finest vintage tube vocal mics….but at a fraction of their cost! 

Avantone CV12 Tube Microphone Features:

  • The rugged CV12 microphone body and capsule assembly are precision machined of Brass.
  • Aesthetically, it features an elegant Cabernet Wine-Red finish, accented with polished nickel trim and grill.
  • The transformer coupled tube circuitry has its origins in famous European vintage designs.
  • The CV12 in its normal stock version uses high grade Metalized Polypropylene capacitors in the audio path. This represents Avantones commitment to quality as these normally are the type of components that are implemented by microphone modder/hot-rodders!
  • Any studio can proudly offer the CV12 as a primary vocal mic…It exudes class visually as well as sonically.
  • Manufactured using the finest materials yielding a very solid feel, superb structural integrity and rugged reliability.
  • The included Custom Retro Shockmount is superb in allowing a precise positioning of the mic while inhibiting the transfer of unwanted vibrations up into the mic. This isolation allows for superior professional results.
  • 9-Pattern Tube Microphone with dual 32mm gold sputtered thin Mylar capsules
  • -10 dB pad & 80 Hz LF metal roll off toggle switches 
  • Hand Selected Russian made 6072A Tube
Standard Included Items:
  • 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 aluminum storage / travel case
  • Owner's Manual

About Avant Electronics...
It is our belief that great audio products can be created without charging thousands of dollars for them. We are very sensitive to the real-world operating budgets of studios as well as the struggling artist/songwriters who are very passionate about creating great music but have budget limitations based on common sense spending.
We strive to offer products that anyone would be proud to own and have long-term use of in the quest for creating great music.

We pledge to manufacture high quality products at affordable prices...and won't release any product unless we would use it ourselves in professional situations.

Product Specifications
Avantone CV12 Tube Microphone Specifications
  • Output Impedance: <=250 Ohms / transformer isolated
  • Maximum SPL: 136dB (0.5% THD @1000Hz) 146dB with pad engaged
  • Equivalent noise level: <17dB
  • S/N Ratio: 78dB
  • Sensitivity: -35dB
  • Output Connector: Male XLR 7 pin with special power supply and cables
  • Tube Type: 6072A
  • High-Pass Switch: 80 Hz 6dB/octave Switch
  • Attenuation Switch: -10dB Switch
  • Finish: Polished Nickel trim / Metallic Cabernet Red Body
  • Weight: .8 kgs / 1.8 lbs
  • Dimensions: 237 x 46mm / 9.5 x 1.8 inches
  • Standard Included Items:
    • 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 aluminum storage / travel case
    • Owner's Manual
Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  845.642.3697 Warranty:  5 Year
Guitarman Submitted: 3/22/2018
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Mic worked fine, cable didn't
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Bought this mic to test against some others in my studio.. The microphone worked fine and sounded nice. Warm and neutral. However, the dedicated audio/power supply cable didn't connect to the mic tightly, so it made ugly noises at every slight movement. I prefer mics that just use phantom power. I'll be returning this, but it is a very nice sounding mic for the price.
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Mananalu Submitted: 2/5/2018
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Worth the money!
What is your opinion of this product?
Very warm mic, very transparent, works well with many different pre-amps.
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Dj Stikuhbuah, Bushworkhard@gmail.com Submitted: 11/20/2015
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I love this thing
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I have mics that I've paid 1000's for and I don't think I'll be using them as much as my new Avatone cv12, the clarity and depth in it is out of this world great great job Avatone
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