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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.


Help name my Microphone!

"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

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Affordable LDC Microphone With Multiple Voicings

...with cardioid and super cardioid patterns against the 12 Gauge Green12 and GZ74 with omni pattern against the 12 Gauge Red12.

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Stereo Room Mics

Cool inexpensive omni mics include the EV 645a (dynamic) and 12 gauge red. They both can be good room mics. The 12 gauge black stereo (cardioid not omni) is also a cool, inexpensive room mic. I did a series of 4 groups this past week or so and used the...

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