Avantone Pro CK-40

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Instant Stereo, Crazy Value!

Talk about versatility! The Avantone CK-40 is a stereo FET condenser microphone that's going to change the way you think about miking (and price/performance!). At an unbelievably awesome microphone, the CK-40 puts true stereo recording into your hands. Since the transducers are arranged vertically, the stereo imaging is practically flawless. Plus, you can even rotate around that top capsule up to 180 degrees, and engage three different pickup patterns (cardioid, omnidirectional, and figure-8) to cover a ton of recording techniques. This is the microphone for the no-fuss kind of recordist... AND the total tweakhead. What's more important? Well, the Avantone CK-40 sounds amazing.

Avantone has really built a name for themselves, holding true to their company-wide motto: "Affordable Excellence." Whatever you have to record... when it's time for a "stick it and forget it" session or a Scientific Method-type production where you're going to test and try everything under the sun to get the perfect result, you're going to be happy with the mega-versatile CK-40.

Avantone CK-40 Stereo Class A FET Condenser Microphone Features:
  • Stereo microphone with rotatable upper capsule for XY-coincident, Blumlein, M-S
  • Switchable between cardioid, omnidirectional, and figure 8 polar patterns
  • 3-Pattern Class A FET Microphone w/ two dual 35mm gold sputtered thin Mylar capsules
  • -10dB pad and 80Hz LF roll off switches
  • Works well as a group vocal mic, room mic, piano mic, or utility condenser
  • Extra-large dual -35mm center-terminated Euro style capsules
  • The versatile Stereo CK-40 mic is able to produce professional results with a warm, pleasing sonic character
  • The included Custom Retro Shockmount allows precise positioning of the mic while inhibiting the transfer of unwanted vibrations up into the mic
  • Rugged CK-40 microphone body and capsule assembly are precision-machined of brass
  • Features an elegant Metallic Cabernet Wine-Red finish, accented with polished nickel trim and grille

Avantone CK-40 Stereo Class A FET Condenser Microphone Includes:
  • Avantone CK-40 Multi-Pattern Stereo FET Microphone
  • Avantone Custom Retro Shockmount
  • Padded Wooden Mic Box
  • 1X2 Splitter Box
  • 30' 5 Pin Cable
  • Foam Wind Filter
  • Padded Aluminum storage/travel case
  • Owners Manual

Avantone CK-40 Stereo Class A FET Condenser Microphone Specifications:
  • Type: Stereo True Condenser Microphone
  • Polar Pattern/s: Cardioid, Omni, Figure 8 (x2)
  • Capsules: (2) Dual plate 35mm gold sputtered diaphragm/brass assembly
  • Frequency Response:20Hz-20kHz +/- 3dB
  • Rated Output Impedance: <=200 Ohms
  • Maximum SPL: 147dB (0.5% THD @1000Hz)
  • Sensitivity: -40dB
  • Noise Level: 17dB (A weighted EC651)
  • S/N Ratio re 1Pa: 77dB
  • Output Connector: Male XLR 5 pin
  • High-Pass Switch: 80Hz 6dB/octave
  • Attenuation Switch: -10dB
  • Finish: Polished Nickel trim / Metallic Cabernet Red Body
  • Size: 10 7/8" x 1-15/16"
  • Weight: 2.1 lbs.
  • Requires +48V phantom power
Avantone Pro CK-40 Specs:
Microphone Type Condenser
Mono/Stereo X/Y, Blumlein, Mid-Side
Polar Pattern Cardioid, Omni, Figure-8
Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz
Max SPL 147dB
Output Impedance 200 ohms
Signal to Noise Ratio 77dB
Self Noise 17dB (A weighted)
Low Cut Filter 80Hz (-6dB/octave)
Pads -10dB
Color Red
Connector 5-pin XLR
Weight 2.1 lbs.
Included Accessories Shock Mount, Windscreen, Microphone Pouch, Splitter Box, 30' 5-Pin XLR cable, Flight Case

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