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CHANCE

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Re: CK12 Capsule In AKG 414: How To Test?
« Reply #15 on: July 23, 2008, 10:04:13 am »

Anyone know the size of the brass CK-12 capsule? Is it 1"? (I am experimenting/testing capsules of a new capsule only manufactured in China)
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Re: CK12 Capsule In AKG 414: How To Test?
« Reply #16 on: July 23, 2008, 03:03:01 pm »

CHANCE wrote on Wed, 23 July 2008 15:04

Anyone know the size of the brass CK-12 capsule? Is it 1"? (I am experimenting/testing capsules of a new capsule only manufactured in China)


Chance, the CK12 is a very complex design whose construction has been discussed on the internet before. Many people seem to sell C12-style capsules which may also not have a centre-termination, like the CK12, but are otherwise nothing like a CK12.

If you get a sample, measure it and then dismantle it and post pictures here.
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Re: CK12 Capsule In AKG 414: How To Test?
« Reply #17 on: July 23, 2008, 05:52:43 pm »

CHANCE wrote on Wed, 23 July 2008 16:04

Anyone know the size of the brass CK-12 capsule? Is it 1"? (I am experimenting/testing capsules of a new capsule only manufactured in China)


Total outer diameter: 33,50mm
Diaphragm diameter: 25,00mm
3 sets of mounting holes, 120
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Re: CK12 Capsule In AKG 414: How To Test?
« Reply #18 on: July 23, 2008, 06:33:10 pm »

The reason I want the size of the CK-12 is because I took the brass CK-12 out of an old "EB" and put it in an AKG "the tube". So the old EB is a good candidate for checking/hearing what quality this new company puts out. as for disecting and getting inside, I would rather someone with qualifications do that. I requested samples, they agreed and asked "what sizes?" So,,,, CK-12 = ?
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Re: CK12 Capsule In AKG 414: How To Test?
« Reply #19 on: July 23, 2008, 06:35:44 pm »

CHANCE wrote on Wed, 23 July 2008 23:33

I requested samples, they agreed and asked "what sizes?" So,,,, CK-12 = ?



Correct me if I'm wrong, I think it is generally referred to as a 34mm capsule.



Markus Sauschlager wrote on Wed, 23 July 2008 22:52

Total outer diameter: 33,50mm
Diaphragm diameter: 25,00mm
3 sets of mounting holes, 120
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Re: CK12 Capsule In AKG 414: How To Test?
« Reply #20 on: January 05, 2011, 10:42:54 am »

Long time lurker; first post here.

Curious about this reference to a striped pattern on an old CK12 capsule. I am looking at this very clean C414EB with what I'm 99% sure is the original CK12. But the appearance of the capsule is a bit concerning. Any thoughts most appreciated.

Thanks.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v245/billys/010511-AKGc414-5-1.jpg

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Re: CK12 Capsule In AKG 414: How To Test?
« Reply #21 on: January 05, 2011, 02:20:36 pm »

I would not have any objections to a capsule with that surface pattern on its diaphragms.
The striping is common to a certain era of CK12 capsules. It is probably the result of the machine that rolled out the plastic substrate.

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Re: CK12 Capsule In AKG 414: How To Test?
« Reply #22 on: January 05, 2011, 03:51:13 pm »

Thank you Klaus.  Smile
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