Warm Audio WA-14 Condenser Microphone

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The WA-14 is a classic condenser microphone based on the early 1970's microphone used on countless hit records. The WA-14 utilizes a custom all-brass CK12-style capsule, CineMag USA transformer, and a fully discrete signal path. The WA-14 can be used on an array of sources, such as; punchy/warm intimate lead vocals, acoustic/electric guitars, bass, drums/percussion, strings/orchestral material, and many other sources. The WA-14 provides a realism and thickness that is true to the vintage microphone, but now at an affordable price.

The WA-12-B-60V is an all-brass, edge-terminated capsule that captures all the smoothness, rich top end, and warm vintage sonics of the original CK12 capsule. The WA-12-B-60V uses a variant CEK-12 back plate as a basis, which overcomes manufacturing limitations of the original CK12 capsule. The o-ring and housing of the WA-12-B-60V are all made from brass (no teflon parts), and the diaphragm is 24k gold sputtered 6 micron, NOS PET film (mylar). The end result is a very consistent, reliable capsule which matches the frequency response and tonality of the classic 1970's classic capsule.

Technical Specifications
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Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone With Variable Pad And Three Polar Patterns (Cardioid, Figure Of Eight, Omnidirectional)
Custom CineMag USA Transformer
Frequency Range: 20Hz To 20kHz
Output Pad: 0dB, -10dB, -20dB
Polar Patterns: Cardioid, Figure Of Eight And Omnidirectional
Output Impedance: 150 Ohms
Features Custom WA-12-B-60V Edge-Terminated, Dual-Backplate, All-Brass Vintage CK12-Style Capsule
3-Pin Gold Plated XLR
Self Noise: -115dB
Requires +48V Phantom Power
Color: Black
Includes Shock Mount, Hard Mount, And Protective Pouch