• The ultimate microphone for bass heavy sources
  • Fantastic low-frequency enhancement via optimised bass chamber
  • Variable equalisation switch provides great tonal variety
  • Inspired by the iconic D12 microphone
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For bass drum live and recording applications

The D12 VR is a reference large-diaphragm dynamic microphone with cardioid polar pattern. Designed specifically for kick-drum recording applications, the microphone has a thin diaphragm to enhance the low frequency performance. Its warm sound is realized by the original C414 transformer, especially impressive at high signal levels.

The D12 VR features three active filter presets to match its sound shape with the kick drum’s character. When activated, the output level is automatically reduced by 10 dB. The filter settings can be controlled using a switch on the microphone body. Without phantom power, the microphone operates in passive mode and delivers the instruments pure sound.

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Polar Pattern Cardioid
  • Reference-grade large-diaphragm dynamic kick drum microphone
  • Cardioid polar pattern rejects spill from nearby instruments
  • Ultra-thin diaphragm for accurate reproduction of low-end sound
  • Versatile use in passive unfiltered or active filtered configurations
  • Patented switchable active-filter presets match your kick drum’s character
  • Original C414 transformer delivers a warm sound, especially at high signal levels
  • Operates in passive mode without Phantom Power for pure instrument sound


  • Audio Frequency Bandwidth: 17 - 17,000Hz
  • Sensitivity: 1.2mV/Pa
  • Electrical Impedance: 200 Ohms
  • Recommended Load Impedance: 1000 Ohms
  • Product Code: 3220H00010
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid

Audio Output:

  • Type: Balanced XLR
  • Gender: Male
  • Contacts: 3-Pin


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