CK-6 FET Cardioid Condenser Microphone. The Avantone “Cabernet (C-series)” are premium microphones designed to offer true professional performance. They will meet or surpass the performance and specifications of some much higher priced mics. The Avantone CK-6 is truly a gorgeous looking and sounding microphone. The design, character and performance are comparable to some of the finest studio-standard FET condenser mics, but at a fraction of the cost. Aesthetically, it features an elegant Cabernet Wine-Red finish, accented with polished nickel trim and capsule assembly. The transformerless Discreet Class A FET circuitry will yield pleasing professional results comparable to much more expensive designs. The CK-6 houses a 32mm gold-sputter thin Mylar capsule. Any studio can proudly offer the CK-6 for instrumental and vocal mikingIt exudes class visually as well as sonically. Manufactured using the finest materials yielding a very solid feel, superb structural integrity and rugged reliability. The versatile CK-6 mic is able to produce professional results with a clean sonic character. 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.