AKG D12 VR. 18 ratings. AKG D12 VR. Dynamic Bass Drum Microphone. 3 Switchable sound presets; Automatic dB pad; Extra thin diaphragm; C I jumped at the chance to review AKG’s latest dynamic mic, the D12 VR. I own a vintage D12e and I was quite curious about this mic. As many. The venerable AKG D12 is one of those mics I hear about a lot but don’t see in person very often. I’ve borrowed a few from friends, and each one sounded very.

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Not to mention that some D12s have been around for over 60 years!

Bill Cheney and Jim Romney are the men responsible for fr the amazing legacy of Spectra Sonics, a legendary, if criminally unheralded, pro-audio company alive. Please try your search again later. I think the D12VR is a really interesting and cool mic. Built-in-clip and 5m cable, already converted by expert to regular XLR. You can trust in us. Designed specifically for kick-drum recording applications, the microphone has a thin diaphragm to enhance the low frequency performance New mics at AES.

I liked the idea immediately. It does not ping at all when flicking any part of the mic with your finger. I was also able to use the D12VR on two different bass situations. The original NT1 was a big deal when it hit the market. There was a problem completing your request.


Customers who viewed this item also viewed. The filter circuit requires phantom power, or can be bypassed if phantom power is disabled. Built-in-clip and short cable to regular XLR. I did notice that the D12VR takes well to processing.

There are legends in microphone technology, and there are legends in microphone technology. The output is what blocks the mic from moving further.

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As a company, we have one single objective: Performance Synthesizer Fully-fledged digital workstation with synthesis parts, sequencer, effects and video output, 16 individual tracks for different synthesis forms and samplers, Innovative pattern sequencer with infinite pattern length and complex control options for each step, MIDI, CV, Trigger, I recorded the bass direct with a Purple Audio Action compressor.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. The D12 VR is a large-diaphragm cardioid dynamic microphone. Miking up and recording a drum kit is a fairly complicated procedure, and this can apply equally to choosing the right mics for the job. What could this mic be?!

Finally, after all this, I recorded a new LP for my own band. This AKG D12 is in great condition, refurbished.

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We also quickly tried the D12 VR on floor tom, and it did fine. The balanced mix of a low-end boost first filtermid-range cut d1 filterand high-end boost third filter makes for a powerful punch. View Cart Proceed to checkout. The mesh is pretty dense and I had to shine a light into the mic to see the diaphragm. Item is in your Cart. One funny gotcha — Sharkbite’s Trident TSM has always-on phantom power, so I had to use an external preamp to not have phantom and get the passive mode I wanted.



Customers also shopped for. This D12 is ready to rock for another 70 years. The mid cut tames the track a tad and the bass and treble boost adds some attack. Sorry, we’re having trouble showing recommendations right now.

Online Expert Drum Mics Miking up and recording a drum kit is a fairly complicated procedure, and this can apply equally to choosing the right mics for the job. Minimum monthly payments required. The AKG D12 VR is a dynamic microphone with three active filters that bring out all the key elements of a solid kick drum sound. We have a wide variety of pages giving information and v you to contact us before and after your purchase.

I can’t say enough good things about them. As it sits the BD tracks do sound very good and are quite useful.