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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Image Unavailable V12 not available for Color: Customers also shopped for. I prefer to test gear on my own time and know what I’m expecting in session. That said, there are times when I want that Hz body, and little to no tick.

Designed specifically for kick-drum recording applications, the microphone has a thin diaphragm to enhance the low frequency performance Hello musicians, sound engineers and anybody with an AKG D12 or similar thatlacks of bass frequencies or doesn’t sound right.

We’re looking forward to hearing from you s12 aim to solve any problems as soon as we can. I also wish it was easier to know which end is the front of the mic. It was really wonderful to hear what the player was doing, simply engage phantom power, and try the different filters to see what fit in the track. We have a wide variety of pages giving information and enabling you to contact us before and after your purchase.


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Anyway, both mics sounded great, but we preferred the D12 VR on most songs. The bleed didn’t sound great, like an MD or other dynamic, but some of the settings provided a nice “pre-EQ’ed” thing.

Compared to a D, the D12 VR was similar in some ways Each mode illuminates the switch with a different color, which is neat, although a little surprising to see on a mic at first! Plus, hilariously, each time I described the previous loaner mic to the current one’s owner, I was told, “That one must be broken. Actually, AKG made a number of design changes to the D12 and D12 E over the years, and who knows which version anybody has heard or considers the gold standard.


The D12 VR sounded like you moved the D into the right place, if that makes sense.

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It worked c12, and I’m pretty sure he has borrowed the D12 VR for every session he’s done since then. It was not a terrible sound, but on those songs the mixes will need a little more work than those cut with the M F ull deep bass and brightness. Bass roll-off works in all 3 positions. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

I don’t think I’ve ever started a mic review by introducing the accessories first.

Introducing ag Colour Next: Cable has standard 3-pin XLR connector end. Microphone Database mic profiles; 0 updated this week Newest Microphones: Its nice on guitar for a change sometimes too. But given the innovative design of the shockmount included with the sEa, I can’t help but get that out of the way So I think the c12 is that, like U 47s or KM 84s, there are a lot of different ones out there, and only the most seasoned veterans can say which ones sound like the good old days.