V4 Large-Diaphragm Multi-Pattern Condenser.
The Vanguard V4 is a large-diaphragm multi-pattern FET condenser microphone. Lovingly crafted by experts over 2 years, it is designed to be a versatile, reliable, professional recording tool that breaks the usual “bang-for-your-buck” curve. With our acclaimed edge-terminated ultra-thin custom-voiced capsule, a pad/rolloff option, primo cryogenically-treated componentry, and the best shockmount in all the land, the V4 is made to be your go-to workhorse microphone at a price that won’t break your piggy bank.
"I'm shocked at how well this microphone performs, and when I consider its price tag I am absolutely blown away. I'm admittedly a microphone snob, but I whole-heartedly recommend this microphone, and have a strong feeling that this will be my go-to FET in most situations."
- Tape Op