The RED12 is an omni directional, small diaphragm electret condenser microphone that is perfect for most professional, semi-professional, and home-recording applications. It has gained popularity as a room mic, as well as a "drum heart" residing just above the bass drum. Despite its omni pattern, it also shines as a close mic on all acoustic instruments when a roomier sound is desired. The RED12 is handmade from an actual discharged 12Ga shell.
"Don't shoot your wad on over priced sdc's until you've tried a few rounds of our Red 12." "Best bang for your buck around!" "Do a quick shootout with our Red 12's and see that we're right on the money!" Haha, you can use any of those. (for a sample mic that is!!)jummpp
...with cardioid and super cardioid patterns against the 12 Gauge Green12 and GZ74 with omni pattern against the 12 Gauge Red12.
The microphone capsule is built into a bullet-shell. Maybe one of the most massive housings ever. As a following of a discussion on gearslutz, the microphone capsule is wired unbalanced to the XLR-jacks. As a result there could be a problem with certain microphone preamps. I...