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Audix CX212B Large Diaphragm Condenser Mic Multi-Pattern  

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The CX-212B multi-pattern, dual diaphragm condenser microphone is an exceptional tool for professional audio production, project studios and live stage performances. Delivering a smooth, uniform frequ... Read More

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The CX-212B multi-pattern, dual diaphragm condenser microphone is an exceptional tool for professional audio production, project studios and live stage performances. Delivering a smooth, uniform frequency response from 20 Hz - 20 kHz, the CX-212B offers a choice of three polar patterns: cardioid, omnidirectional, and figure 8. Additionally, the CX-212B is equipped with a bass roll-off filter to help eliminate rumble in the lower frequencies.
The CX-212B, for use in sound pressure levels up to 133 dB, is ideal for a wide variety of acoustic instruments, vocals, string sections, ensembles and ambient room miking. The CX-212B, which is designed with discreet low noise preamp circuitry, operates on 48 volts phantom power. For optimum results use the CX-212B with a high quality mic preamplifier and microphone cable.

  • Multi-pattern: cardioid, omni, figure-8
  • Resistant to touch noise and vibration
  • 35 mm (1.37") Capsule
  • 27.5 mm (1.08") Gold vapor dual diaphragm
  • Low noise electronics
  • Rich, warm tones - ideal for digital recording
  • Heavy duty isolation shockmount included
  • Road case for mic and shockmount
  • 3 year warranty
  • Supplied accessories:
  • Isolation shockmount (SMT-CX112)
  • Aluminum carrying case (CASE-CX)
  • Applications:
  • Studio vocals, lead and backing
  • Voice over
  • Choir
  • Ambient room mic
  • Drum overheads
  • Orchestra
  • Bells, chimes, marimba, vibes
  • Acoustic instruments
  • Electric guitar cabs
  • Transducer type: condenser
    Capsule technology: 27.5 mm (1.08 in) gold vapor diaphragm
    Frequency range: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
    Polar pattern: Selectable pattern
    Output impedance: 120 ohms
    Sensitivity: 10 mV / Pa @ 1k
    Equivalent noise floor: 19 dB (A weighted)
    Signal to noise ratio: 75 dB
    Power requirements: 48 volts phantom
    Maximum SPL: ‰133 dB / ‰ 148 dB with pad
    Dynamic range: 114 dB
    Cable/connector: 3-pin gold plated male XLR connector
    Polarity: positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 relative to pin 3 of output XLR connector
    Housing: aluminium & zinc alloy
    Finish: black satin
    Weight: 365 g / 12.9 ounces
    Length: 165 mm / 6.5 inches
One year parts and labor warranty (if no signs of abuse) on all mics.

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By Lou Albano

from Lincoln park, NJ

Comments about Audix CX212B Large Diaphragm Condenser Mic Multi-Pattern:

Added recently to my mic locker for small home studio. First impression. "TRUE". Acoustic guitar, flute and male vocals so far. Used cardioid and figure of 8 patterns. Picks up every nuance and is quiet. My band mates are thrilled and disappointed at the same time. It's what you really sound like. Fortunately, my vs2000 is loaded with effects. Very happy with Audix and it's even made in USA. Believe me, I buy a lot of stuff from guitar center as a musician and home studio owner and if I don't like it, it goes back, no questions asked. I'm sure there are other multi pattern condense mics in this price range with similar quality of sound but I would not hesitate to purchase a second one if needed.

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