The Avantone CV-28 is truly versatile microphone offering that valve colour and transformer coupled tone, along with interchangeable capsules.

Studio Quality at Affordable Prices

The rugged CV-28 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.

Multi-Pattern Valve Tone

This 3-Pattern Tube Microphone w/  interchangeable 19mm gold sputtered thin Mylar capsule assemblies is designed with circuitry that will yield pleasing professional results comparable to much more expensive designs. It also features military-grade -15 dB pad & 80 Hz LF roll off switches for varied recording situations. The transformer coupled tube circuitry offers a modern-day, affordable solution for the desire to capture the character of famous European and American vintage designs, so studio can proudly offer the CV-28 as a primary acoustic instrument mic.

The included Custom Retro 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 CV28 sounds amazing on acoustic guitar, mandolin, drum overheads, percussion, and as a piano mic.

Main Features

  • Avantone CV-28 Tube Microphone
  • Avantone Custom Retro Shockmount
  • Avantone PS-28 Proprietary Power supply with cables
  • Elegant padded genuine wooden Mic box
  • 3 Interchangeable 19mm Capsules ( Cardioid, Omni, Hyper-Cardioid)
  • Padded Aluminum storage / travel case
  • Owners Manual

Physical Properties

Polished Nickel trim / Metallic Cabernet Red Body


Power Requirement::
Dedicated PS-28 POWER SUPPLY w/switchable 115/230VAC Capability


Attenuation Switch::
High-Grade -15dB Switch
High-Pass Switch::
High-Grade 80 Hz 6dB/octave Switch


Tube Type::
Select Military-Grade 6J1B


Included Accessories::
Padded Wooden Box, Shockmount , Metal road case


Output Connector::
Male XLR 7 pin w/ special power supply


Equivalent noise level::
20mV/Pa 34dB
Maximum SPL::
136dB (0.5% THD @1000Hz)
Output Impedance::
<=250 Ohms / transformer isolated
Frequency Response::
20-20,000 Hz +/- 3dB
Polar Patterns::
3 patterns via interchangeable capsules (Omni, Cardioid , Hyper-Cardioid)


Tube-type Condenser, with 9mm gold sputtered thin Mylar

Authorised Retail Partners

Absolute Music
Eastwood Sound & Vision
Giraffe Audio
Kazbar Systems
KMR Audio
SSP (inc VAT) £ 549.00
Code AV-CV28
EAN 852437001101