Avantone BV-1 mkII

Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

CAP2: 0 $1,550.40
$1,292.00 ex VAT
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Large Diaphragm Condenser microphone featuring a CK-12 style capsule, Cinemag output transformer and 6072A low-noise tubes., First in the new AVANTONE "ButterCream" Series, the BV-1 offers unsurpassed performance at an amazing price.

At a glance

  • Massive sound and versatility
  • Edge-terminated 34mm CK12-style capsule
  • Custom Cinemag transformer
  • High-end components including capacitors
  • 80Hz high-pass filter
  • -10dB pad switch
  • 9 selectable polar patterns
  • High quality sommer 7 pin cable
  • Shockmount and pop filter
  • Hardshell briefcase included

The Avantone BV-1 mkII is an update of Avanton'es highly-regarded tube large-diaphragm condenser microphone featuring a CK-12 style capsule, Cinemag output transformer and 6072A low-noise tubes.

The Avantone BV-1 mkII is the result of a no-expense-spared approach design, from the handpicked, edge-terminated 34mm CK12-style capsule and 6072A low-noise tube to the choice of custom capacitors by revered boutique companies such as Solen, Wima, Elna, Kyocera and Epcos. The BV-1 mkII microphone also includes a custom Cinemag output transformer specifically designed for this microphone. 

The result is a stunning microphone that delivers huge low end and smooth and airy top end, making it ideal for vocal use. The proximity effect adds a beautiful body and intimate presence to any vocals. However, the BV-1 mkII is much more than a vocal microphone and lends itself well to percussion, piano, brass, guitar cabs, and more.

The BV-1 mkII ships in a hardshell briefcase and includes an ultra-high quality 7-pin XLR cable made by Sommer, power supply and shockmount.

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