The Upton C12 microphone is based on the classic AKG C12 condenser microphone. It features all point to point wiring, the Upton ck12 capsule and a choice of either our T14 transformer or our slightly larger variation on this transformer. Here is a shot of our microphone side by side with a vintage AKG C12. This model is not completely ready to start shipping but we are currently taking orders with a money back guarantee. The list price is $3995.00 but we are offering special discounts on this model so please contact us for details.