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BV12 Hybrid Tube

BV12 Hybrid Tube

Regular price 93,730.00
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The AVANTONE BV-12 is an amazing sounding microphone; the design, character and performance are comparable to some of the best vintage tube microphones of the 50's and 60's.
The BV-12's rugged body and capsule assembly are made of brass. The transformer coupled tube circuitry has its origins in the famous European vintage designs. Produced using only the best materials, it is characterized by elegance, strength and reliability.
The BV-12 is capable of producing professional results with a warm and pleasant sonic character.
The included Shockmount Custom allows precise positioning of the microphone and prevents unwanted vibrations from re-entering the microphone itself.
The BV-12 is a 9-pole tube microphone with dual 34mm Mylar capsules coated with a thin layer of gold. It is equipped with a -10dB Pad switch and an 80 Hz High Pass Filter switch. Its tube is a '' hand selected '' Russian 6072A.

- Condenser tube microphone;
- 34 mm double capsule in Mylar (6 microns) covered with a thin layer of gold;
- Polar Patterns: 9 Patterns that can be selected directly from the power supply;
- Frequency response: 20-20.000Hz +/- 3dB;
- Output impedance: <= 250 Ohms / isolated to transformer;
- Maximum SPL: 136dB (0.5% THD @ 1000Hz) 146dB with pad inserted;
- Equivalent Noise Level 17dB (A-weighted, EC651);
- S / N Ratio re 1Pa: 78dB;
- Sensitivity: -38dB;
- Output connector: 7-pin XLR male with power supply and cable included;
- Switch for high pass filter at 80 Hz from 6dB / octave;
- Switch for attenuation: -10dB;
- Accessories included: Wooden box, Shockmount, 7-pin cable, Tweed carrying case, PS-1 power supply;
- Power Requirements: Dedicated PS-1 power supply, selectable 115 / 230VAC voltage;
- Weight: 0.8kg / 1.8lb .;
- Dimensions: 237mm x 46mm (9.5 '' x 1.8 '').
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