The AKG C-12b is another classic mic that is designed around the now famous CK-12 capsule; used in the C-12, C-24, ELA M-250, ELA M-250e, ELA M-251 and ELA M-251e.
     The C-12b has a very cool top end and is a great vocal mic. It has a wonderful breathy quality. The C-12b sounds exceptional as pairs on drum overheads and sounds amazing on brass and acoustic guitars.