We have launched our new site! The Wire backend has moved to www.svconline.com. Your can log on now with your e xisting credentials. For your reference, posting instructions have been sent to your email. Note: postings made to the old backend will be redirected through Thursday Feb 19th. Please make the switch to www.svconline.com as soon as possible.


If you have questions please email thewire@svconline.com.


Looking forward to seeing you on the new site!

A virtual press conference from Sound & Video Contractor

HARMAN’s AKG D12 VR Showcases Versatility, Going Vocal

VIENNA, Austria – Developed in the 1950s, the first-of-its-kind AKG D12 microphone was marketed as a vocal microphone, ideal for broadcasting and public address, becoming a staple in television and radio studios around the world. Over the years, use of the legendary microphone has shifted and is now one of the most versatile and reliable microphones in the industry, with artists playing their instruments through the mic.

The newly launched HARMAN AKG D12 VR large-diaphragm cardioid microphone for recording and live applications has since been utilized as a vocal microphone in numerous applications. Many professional audio reviews reinforce the fact that D12 VR is a versatile vocal tool.
STUDIOTEC, the Finland-based distributor for AKG recently held a launch event for the D12 VR, where the mic was used for vocals and instruments. “We came to realize the fantastic quality of the D12 VR and provided our guests with perfect sounding entertainment during our launch of the mic,” stated Perttu Siren of STUDIOTEC. “During the event, our guests, the artists and long-time AKG customers were thrilled to see the versatility of D12 VR and we look forward to providing the industry with the revamped piece!”

D12 VR (vintage sound re-issue) offers an ultra thin diaphragm within its newly designed capsule – normally a foil with only 7 microns of thickness is used in condenser microphones. The low-frequency performance gets enhanced with an updated bass chamber below the capsule-element. With phantom power disabled, the D12 delivers accurate, pure character from the sound source. With phantom power enabled, one of three switchable active-filter presets can be used to quickly adapt the mic’s response to suit the user’s desired kickdrum

“It was very exciting for us to see the continued reliability and quality D12 VR offers musicians and we hope to spread the word that even though we market the microphone to the drumming community, it is quite versatile and will provide warm sound in many applications,” stated Thomas Umbauer, Product Manager, PPA, AKG. “With D12 VR, musicians have an opportunity to showcase their talent, whether it be their voice or instrumental prowess. AKG’s engineers and designers have developed a fantastic tool and we look forward to seeing the D12 VR used to its full potential by our users.”

For more information about AKG, please visit http://www.akg.com and http://www.youtube.com/AKGacoustics.

HARMAN (www.harman.com) designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets — supported by 15 leading brands, including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon® and Mark Levinson®. The Company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 13,900 people across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and reported net sales of $4.4 billion for year ended June 30, 2012.

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: Microphones, New Products, News

Spider Ranch Utilizes Vue Audiotechnik Al-4 System for Clint Eastwood at At&T Pebble Beach
Shotoku Expands With New Corporate Headquarters
DPA Microphones Spices it up for Grammy-Nominated Brazilian Sound Engineer Gabriel Pinheiro
Christie Solaria Series 2K/4K Projectors ans Christie Vive Audio Power the New Larry H. Miller Megaplex Theaters in Vineyard, Utah
Christie celebrates the opening of its Mexican office
WSDG CREATES RUSTIC OWL CITY STUDIO FOR PLATINUM ARTIST ADAM YOUNG
TDC announces partnership with NIDA – Australia’s National Institute of Dramatic Art
Listen Technologies to Participate in Almo Professional A/V’s “Fully Charged” E4 AV Event in Chicago
Lighthouse Evangelism Upgrades with Two SSL Live. L500 Consoles
SSL Live. L500 Consoles Deliver Flawless Performance for 30th Annual Victoires de la Musique

About

Stay up to date on the latest technology news. Select press representatives post company news several times a day. Check back often to get the latest news on product releases, mergers and acquisitions, and product applications. To be included in this virtual press conference, please contact The Wire.

Calendar

January 2013
M T W T F S S
« Dec   Feb »
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031  

Your Account

Subscribe

Subscribe to RSS Feed

Subscribe to MyYahoo News Feed

Subscribe to Bloglines

Google Syndication