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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Each mode illuminates the switch with a different color, which is neat, although a little surprising to see on a mic at first! I decided to play it safe and keep the filter disengaged.

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The D12VR is a dynamic microphone with an optional active filter system. Vintage King co-founder Michael Nehra shares some of his love, knowledge, and practical advice for diving into the world of vintage audio gear, and then takes us behind the scenes for a walk through I own a vintage D12e and I was quite curious about this mic. I set up a very simple hi-rez session in Pro Tools for just three mics: Sorry, we’re having trouble showing recommendations right now.

View Cart Proceed to checkout. I later realized that the limited rotation is another, easier way to determine the front of the mic. They don’t sound like that.


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Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. Performance Synthesizer Fully-fledged digital workstation with synthesis parts, sequencer, effects and ak 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, 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.

Everyone has surely heard about the legendary U 47 microphone, but have you heard about the U 47 Church The mid cut got some action on heavy guitars, and the bass and treble boost worked great for solos and more gangly parts.

The more extreme version is position three with the bass and treble boost, coupled with mid cut.


Help Page Contact Us. That said, there are times when I want that Hz body, and little to no tick.

Always with customised added value for musicians. Compared to most modern kick drum mics — like the Audix D6 — it doesn’t sound all that scooped and hyped a rv and I used to joke that the Sennheiser e has a single sample built inand it sits real well in aggressive drum mixes. We vf a wide variety of pages giving information and enabling you to contact us before and after your purchase.


I also wish it was easier to know which end is the front of the mic. Designed specifically for kick-drum recording applications, the microphone has a thin diaphragm to enhance the low frequency performance The mid cut tames the track a tad and the bass and treble boost adds some attack.

Passive and red mid-scoop modes were my favorites for big, defined rock kick drums. Then five years ago, I mixed a record that was tracked in Croatia, and the kick drum was exactly what I had always wanted to hear.

Customers also shopped for. This mic doesnt need any comments. The switch has three LEDs, with one color per setting. The reason is that the threaded piece and the XLR output are molded together.

I tracked an entire record for one of my bands: Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. Great sound, full bass response! I was also able to use the D12VR on two different bass situations. More Thomann Facebook t. Its nice on guitar for a change sometimes too.

I liked the idea immediately. As it sits the BD tracks do sound very good and are quite useful.