Categories

Site Information

 Loading... Please wait...

Avantone CR-14

Ribbon Microphone with Dual Ribbon Element

  • Avantone CR-14 Front at ZenProAudio.com
  • Avantone CR-14 Angle at ZenProAudio.com
  • Avantone CR-14 Angle at ZenProAudio.com
  • Avantone CR-14 Detail at ZenProAudio.com

Price: $259.00


Pay over time with , apply during checkout.
0% interest on orders $299 and up* Learn More

Qty:  
Stock Item, Usually Ships Same or Next Business Day

Stock Item: Ships from our shelf quickly in almost all cases when ordered before our ship cutoff times.

Direct Ship: Non-stock item, but normally ships quickly from the manufacturer or alternate warehouse.

Built To Order: Item is custom built per the options chosen and quickly shipped out upon completion.

Visit our Shipping Page for cutoff times for FREE (USA), USPS or FedEx.

Product Description

The Avantone "Cabernet (C-series)" mics are designed to offer true professional performance. They will meet or surpass the performance and specifications of much higher priced mics. The Avantone CR-14 is truly a gorgeous looking and sounding microphone. The design, character and performance is comparable to some of the very finest Ribbon mics...but at a fraction of their cost!

Our rugged CR-14 microphone body and inner assembly parts are precision machined of brass. Aesthetically, it features an elegant Cabernet Wine-Red finish, accented with polished nickel trim and a black grill. The CR-14 has a unique, "retro" body design.

The transformer coupled output will yield pleasing professional results comparable to much more expensive designs. Any studio can proudly offer the CR-14 as a guitar cabinet, room mic, drum overheads, vocal mic or utility room mic due to its versatility...It exudes class visually as well as sonically.

Manufactured using the finest materials yielding a very solid feel, superb structural integrity and rugged reliability. The versatile CR-14 mic is able to produce professional results with a warm, pleasing sonic character.

The included Custom Retro Shockmount is superb in allowing a precise positioning of the mic while inhibiting the transfer of unwanted vibrations up into the mic. This isolation allows for superior professional results.

The CR-14's dual, low-mass ribbon element which enables a much better sensitivity rating than most single ribbon designs. This design lends to fast and accurate transient response, ultra-high 148 dB SPL capability, and overall stunning realism. It has a figure-8 audio directionality (pickup) pattern via front and rear, with extended sweet spots (as compared to Large Diaphragm condenser mics & single ribbon designs).

The CR-14 has very low residual noise, with no internal active electronics to overload or produce distortion. It also requires no power supply.

Avantone CR-14 Specifications

  • Type:  Ribbon Microphone
  • Ribbon:  Dual Ribbon / Pure Aluminum / 35mm x 5mm / 2 microns thick
  • Polar Pattern:  Figure of 8
  • Frequency Response:  30Hz - 15kHz +/- 3dB
  • Output Impedance:  <=600 Ohms
  • Recommended Load:  Impedance 3000 Ohms
  • Maximum SPL:  145dB (0.5% THD @1000Hz)
  • S/N Ratio:  70dB re 1Pa
  • Sensitivity:  -52 dBv +/- 2dB Re. (0dB=1V/Pa)
  • Output Connector:  Male XLR 3 pin
  • Power Requirements:  None
  • Finish:  Polished Nickel trim / Metallic Cabernet Red Body
  • Weight:  16 oz (496 grams)
  • Dimensions:  1.45" (37mm) x 6.89" (175mm)

Avantone CR-14 Includes

  • Avantone CR-14 Ribbon Microphone
  • Avantone Custom Retro Shockmount W/ Extra Elastic bands
  • Elegant padded genuine wooden Mic box
  • Padded Aluminum storage / travel case
  • Owners Manual

 

Warranty Information

Our ONE WITH EVERYTHING ZEN WARRANTY adds a full year to the standard manufacturer warranty at no charge, see our ZEN WARRANTY page for details.

Customer Reviews / Q&A Discussion