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Avantone BV-1 Tube Condensor Microphone  

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The Avantone BV-1 merges classic looks with exceptionally intelligible sound. The overall design, character and performance of the BV-1 can be compared to some of the finest vintage tube microphones f... Read More

Available 12-31-2016 You will not be charged until order ships. Email me when this is in stock.

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Overview

The Avantone BV-1 merges classic looks with exceptionally intelligible sound. The overall design, character and performance of the BV-1 can be compared to some of the finest vintage tube microphones from the 50s and 60s, but at a fraction of the cost.

With its elegant, retro Butter Cream finish, the BV-1 features modern-day transformer coupled tube circuitry that captures the character of famous European and American vintage microphones. The BV-1 is manufactured using premium grade resistors and capacitors along with precision-machined brass structural components that yield a very solid feel, superb sonic integrity and rugged reliability. The versatile BV-1 mic is able to produce professional results with an open, warm, pleasing sonic character.

Features
  • Audio
  • Frequency response: 25Hz to 20kHz
  • Max SPL: 134 dB
  • Connectivity: XLR
  • Pattern and type
  • Capsule: Tube
  • Pattern: Multi-pattern
  • Type: Mounted
  • Applications: Studio
  • Phantom power required: No
  • Size and weight
  • Length: 10"
  • Width: 2.5"
  • Depth: n/a
  • Weight: 46 oz.
  • Included accessories
  • Case: Hard case
  • Clip: Shockmount
  • Power supply: Yes
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AvantoneBV-1 Tube Condensor Microphone
 
5.0

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5.0

Buttery...smooth...forward...

By Jordy

from Atlanta, GA

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  • Clear Sound

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    Best Uses

    • Home Studio

    Comments about Avantone BV-1 Tube Condensor Microphone:

    This mic is a sleeper! Not only does it look really cool, but it sounds smooth and huge. Has a way of putting the vocal really far forward. Not sibilant (as some mics can be), very bold, warm--yet not in a muddy way or a smeared way, just...right.

    Always a reaction from performers when put on a mic stand.

    Dynamite on banjo, really meaty on acoustic guitar, as a room mic=killer. It isn't an airy, pop mic. It doesn't sound like a modern Swift or Beiber vocal...but that isn't what it's supposed to be. This is meant to sound like a classic...a vintage tube mic that would've been hanging around the studio with Sinatra or Elvis or Nat King Cole.

    Anybody would be proud to have this thing as a cornerstone piece in a studio. Get's you in the big leagues without a new mortgage. Would recommend a 'mic grade' NOS tube swap. Find a reputable tube dealer and do it. No regrets here.

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