/
01.27.2008
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
Avantone introduces CK-33 stereo microphone

At the recent NAMM show in Anaheim, CA, Avant Electronics introduced the Avantone CK-33 stereo microphone, said to feature design and performance attributes of professional stereo FET mics but at a lower price point. The CK-33 is a Class A FET design with twin 32mm center-terminated pressure gradient cardioid transducers in close proximity, creating a tight vertical array with the top capsule assembly rotated 90 degrees relative to the lower capsule.

According to Glen Heffner, Avant VP of sales, “Our goal was to present a simple, flexible, beautifully designed cardioid stereo mic package at an unheard of price.”

Published specifications show that the CK-33 handles 146dB maximum SPL with a self-noise of 18dB. The microphone body and capsule assemblies are precision machined from brass, with polished nickel trim and plated steel grilles. The microphone features a distinctive cabernet red metallic finish and is packed in a protective wooden mic case. Supplied accessories include a spider-style shock mount, five-pin cable, stereo splitter box and aluminum carry case.

Located in Upland, CA, Avant Electronics specializes in professional studio microphones, monitors and accessories.

For more information, visit www.avantelectronics.com.


Comments
Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found




Wednesday 9:02AM
Analysts: TV Regs 'Not as Dire as We Thought'
We feel the negatives are known and are a lot more comfortable recommending the space.


 
Featured Articles
Discover TV Technology