AKG - 2221Z00040
C12 VR Reference Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone


Category: Pro Audio


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MSRP: $7499.00

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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 today’s 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


General Information
ManufacturerHarman International Industries, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number2221 Z 00040
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.harman.com
Brand NameAKG
Product ModelC12 VR
Product NameC12 VR Reference Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone
Product TypeMicrophone
Technical Information
Connectivity TechnologyWired
Minimum Frequency Response30 Hz
Maximum Frequency Response20 kHz
Microphone TechnologyCondenser
Polar PatternCardioid
Host InterfaceXLR