The holy grail of microphones
Legendary tube sound for lead vocals, brass instruments and electric guitars
The C12 VR is the reference multi-pattern tube studio condenser microphone with nine polar patterns selectable by a remote control. Among sound engineers, the AKG C12 is considered the holy grail of microphones. This legendary microphone, first built in the 1950s, is one of the most famous tube microphones in history, and its successor is todays C12 VR.
The C12 VR is an enhanced version of the original C12, from the capsule sound to the original 6072A vacuum tube carefully handcrafted in Vienna, Austria.
The legendary AKG sound used on dozens of number-1-hits
an enhanced version of the highly sought-after AKG C12 built 1953-1960
Edge-terminated CK12 capsule and original 6072A vacuum tube
provide a sound that is simply beyond words
Selected state-of-the-art components
ensure low noise and reliable operation
Nine remotely selectable polar patterns
for maximum flexibility and ease of use
Carefully handcrafted in Vienna, Austria
meticulous attention to detail ensures highest quality
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Consumer Headphones: 1 Year
Pro Products (Mics & Headphones: 2 Years
3 year warranty against defects in materials and workmanship applies to the following select products: C451B, C451B/ST, C480B-ULS cb/61, C480B and all ULS capsules, C391B, SE300B and all Blue Line capsules (except CK97-X), C2000B,
C2000B/US, C1000S, C12VR, SolidTube, C426B, C414B-ULS, C414B-TLII, C414B-XLS, C414B-XLII, C3000B, C4000B, C4500B-BC