This Stereo Mic Defines Versatility! Put Avantone's CK-40 stereo FET condenser microphone up in front of sources, listen to the amazing sound you're getting, and you'll instantly realize how dedicated Avantone is to their motto "Affordable Excellence." The CK-40's twin large-diaphragm transducers are arranged vertically, so you get extraordinarily accurate stereo imaging. Beyond that, you can rotate the top capsule up to 180 degrees, to employ a range of recording techniques, including XY-Coincident, Blumlein, and M-S. With this vast range of sonic and spatial options available, it's worth trying the Avantone CK-40 on anything that makes sound. Avantone CK-40 Stereo Class A FET Condenser Microphone at a Glance: Stereo design with rotatable capsule gives you a range of sonic and spatial options Switches between three pickup patterns for tailoring your sound Stereo design with rotatable capsule gives you a range of sonic and spatial options Apart from the amazing sound you'll get from the CK-40 stereo FET condenser, you're going to be amazed by just how versatile this microphone is — especially when you consider the affordable price. The Avantone CK-40 has two large-diaphragm transducers arranged vertically, for accurate stereo imaging without issues with phase. Beyond that, you can rotate the upper capsule up to 180 degrees, so you can take advantage of a wide range of miking techniques. Switches between three pickup patterns for tailoring your sound Let your ears be the final judge as you rotate the CK-40 microphone's upper capsule, taking advantage such miking techniques as XY, Blumlein, and MS. Because both of the microphones on the CK-40 can switch among cardioid, omnidirectional, and figure 8 polar patterns, you have a wide variety of sonic and spatial options to experiment with as you tune in the perfect stereo image for your track. Avantone CK-40 Stereo Class A FET Condenser Microphone Features: Stereo microphone with rotatable upper capsule for XY-coincident, Blumlein, M-S Switchable between cardioid, omnidirectional, and figure 8 polar patterns 3-Pattern Class A FET Microphone w/ two dual 35mm gold sputtered thin Mylar capsules -10dB pad and80Hz LF roll off switches Works well as a group vocal mic, room mic, piano mic, or utility condenser Extra-large dual -35mm center-terminated Euro style capsules The versatile Stereo CK-40 mic is able to produce professional results with a warm, pleasing sonic character The included Custom Retro Shockmount allows precise positioning of the mic while inhibiting the transfer of unwanted vibrations up into the mic Rugged CK-40 microphone body and capsule assembly are precision-machined of brass Features an elegant Metallic Cabernet Wine-Red finish, accented with polished nickel trim and grille Avantone CK-40 Stereo Class A FET Condenser Microphone Includes: Avantone CK-40 Multi-Pattern Stereo FET Microphone Avantone Custom Retro Shockmount Padded Wooden Mic Box 1X2 Splitter Box 30' 5 Pin Cable Foam Wind Filter Padded Aluminum storage/travel case Owners Manual Avantone CK-40 Stereo Class A FET Condenser Microphone Specifications: Type: Stereo True Condenser Microphone Polar Pattern/s: Cardioid , Omni , Figure 8 (x2) Capsules: (2) Dual plate 35mm gold sputtered diaphragm/brass assembly Frequency Response:20Hz-20kHz +/- 3dB Rated Output Impedance: <=200 Ohms Maximum SPL : 147dB (0.5% THD @1000Hz) Sensitivity: -40dB Noise Level: 17dB (A weighted EC651) S/N Ratio re 1Pa : 77dB Output Connector: Male XLR 5 pin High-Pass Switch: 80Hz 6dB/octave Attenuation Switch: -10 dB Finish: Polished Nickel trim / Metallic Cabernet Red Body Size: 10 7/8" x 1 15/16" Weight: 2.1 lbs. Requires +48V phantom power The Avantone CK-40 stereo FET condenser microphone puts you in touch with a wide variety of sonic and spatial options!