• CR-14 C-Series Ribbon Microphone
  • CR-14 C-Series Ribbon Microphone
  • CR-14 C-Series Ribbon Microphone
  • CR-14 C-Series Ribbon Microphone
CR-14 C-Series Ribbon Microphone

Product Information

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!

Avantone's 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.

Included Items
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

Technical 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

Product Specifications

Brand
Avantone Pro
SKU
AVANCR14
Age
All Ages
Connector
XLR
Gender
Unisex
MPN
CR14
Polar Pattern
Other
UPC
852437001040
Ship Dimension
12 x 15 x 10 inches
Ship Weight
6.9lbs.