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Avantone CK-1 FET Pencil Condenser Microphone with 3 Capsules

Small-diaphragm FET pencil microphone with three interchangeable capsules high-quality, FET circuitry yielding pleasing professional results for instrumental and percussion miking

MFR# CK1

Product Description

The Avantone "Cabernet (C-series)" mics are designed to offer true professional performance. They will meet or surpass the performance and specifications of much higher priced mics. The Avantone CK-1 is truly a gorgeous looking and sounding microphone. The design, character and performance can be compared directly to fine studio-standard FET mics, but at a fraction of their cost!

The rugged CK-1 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 capsule assembly.

The CK-1 in its normal stock version uses high-grade Polystyrene and Metalized Polypropylene capacitors in the audio path. This represents our commitment to quality as these normally are the type of "upgrade" components that are implemented by microphone modder/hot-rodders!

The high-quality FET circuitry will yield pleasing professional results comparable to much more expensive designs. Any studio can proudly offer the CK-1 for instrumental and percussion miking. It exudes class visually as well as sonically. The CK-1 is equally at home on the stage for drum overheads, acoustic instruments and piano.

The CK-1 includes (3) 19mm (3/4") interchangeable capsules to provide unlimited miking possibilities! Manufactured using the finest materials yielding a very solid feel, superb structural integrity and rugged reliability. The rugged CK-1 mic is able to produce professional results with a clean sonic character.

The included SSM 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. The 3 capsules (cardioid, omni, and Hyper-cardioid) offer versatility for accommodating virtually any miking task.

The CK-1 has separate -10 dB pad & 80 Hz LF roll-off switches... The -10 dB attenuation switch can be engaged when miking very high SPL sources to keep from overloading the electronics. The 80 Hz high-pass filter switch can be engaged to reduce rumble and to keep unwanted low frequencies from "muddying up" the track.

Product Specifications

ConditionNew
Package ContentsCK-1 mic, shock mount, wooden mic box, 3 capsules, and owners manual
Length6 in
Diameter0.9 in
Unit Weight0.31 lb
Tube or Solid StateSolid State
Transducer TypeCondenser
Polar PatternCardioid, Hyper-Cardioid, Omni-Directional
Number of MicrophonesSingle Microphone
Impedance200 Ohms
Frequency Range25 Hz - 20 kHz
input_pad-10 dB
Sensitivity-36.5 dBV/Pa (15 mV)
Max. SPL138 dB (0.5% THD @ 1000Hz)

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