The Avantone CK-1 is an extremely versatile FET pencil condenser microphone, offering exceptional performance at an incredible price point making it a must-have addition to the mic locker.

High Quality Construction

The rugged CK-1 microphone body and capsule assembly are precision machined of Brass. Aesthetically the compact body features an elegant Metallic Cabernet Wine-Red finish, accented with polished nickel trim and capsule assembly. Manufactured using the finest materials yielding a very solid feel, superb structural integrity and rugged reliability.

The high quality FET circuitry will yield pleasing professional results comparable to much more expensive designs. Any studio can proudly offer the CK-1 for instrumental and percussion miking.

Interchangeable Capsule Technology

The Avantone CK-1 is equally at home on the stage for drum overheads, acoustic instruments and piano. The CK-1 INCLUDES (3) 19mm (3/4") interchangeable capsules (cardioid, omni, and Hyper-cardioid) to provide unlimited miking possibilities.

The included SSM Shockmount is superb in allowing a precise positioning of the mic while inhibiting the transfer of unwanted vibrations up into the mic. This isolation allows for superior professional results.


The Avantone CK1 is a must have for any microphone collection and works wonders as a spot mic for cymbals, hi-hats, acoustic guitar, drum overheads, piano and percussion.

Main Features

  • Avantone CK-1 FET Microphone
  • Avantone SSM Shockmount
  • Elegant padded genuine wooden mic box
  • 19mm Cardioid, Omni, and Hyper-Cardioid capsules
  • Owners Manual

Physical Properties

Polished Nickel trim / Metallic Cabernet Red Body
23mm x 153mm


Power Requirement::
Standard 48 Volt Phantom / 5mA


Included Accessories::
3 Capsules, Padded Wooden Box


Attenuation Switch::
-10 dB
High-Pass Switch::
80 Hz 6dB/octave


Output Connector::
Male XLR 3 pin


Noise Floor ::
< 17 dBA
S/N Ratio re 1Pa ::
Maximum SPL::
138dB (0.5% THD @1000Hz)
Output Impedance::
<=200 Ohms
Frequency Response::
25-20,000 Hz +/- 3dB
Polar Pattern/s::
Cardioid , Hyper-Cardioid


True Condenser

Authorised Retail Partners

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