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Telefunken U48
Valve Condenser Microphone

MPN: FUNK/U48
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Superb heritage, inspired design, first class recreation. If you want the classic sounds in your locker, you need a Telefunken U48...

  • Valve condenser microphone
  • Capsule: M7 - dual sided gold sputtered centre terminated
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid and figure of 8
  • Sensitivity: Approx 1.2 mvolts per dyne
  • Impedance: 200 Ohms stock / 50 Ohms switchable
  • SPL: 138 dB
  • Non Linear Distortion: Less than or equal to 0.5% at 100 dyne
  • Equivalent Noise: 24 dB
  • Tube Type: Telefunken Elektroakustik VF14K metal tube
  • Extras: Locking Case, NG Style Power Supply, Shock Mount, Wooden Box

Whether you're recording a symphony, a "crooner," or any facet of modern music, you'll find a great tool in the Telefunken U48. Its authoritative mid-range and extended low-end response dance from your ears . . . much as a vintage wine dances from the palate.

Everything, from vocals to the loudest of guitar sounds, full on orchestral recording, beautiful backing vocal arrangements, or a chamber ensemble will benefit wildly from the rich and vibrant tone of the stunning Telefunken U48.

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    • Capsule: M7 - dual sided gold sputtered centre terminated
    • Polar Pattern: Cardioid and omni
    • Sensitivity: Approx 1.2 mvolts per dyne
    • Impedance: 200 Ohms stock / 50 Ohms switchable
    • SPL: 138 dB
    • Non Linear Distortion: Less than or equal to 0.5% at 100 dyne
    • Equivalent Noise: 24 dB
    • Tube Type: Telefunken Elektroakustik VF14K metal tube
    • Extras: Locking Case, NG Style Power Supply, Shock Mount, Wooden Box
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    • Sensitivity: Approx 1 mvolts per dyne
    • Impedance: 200 Ohms stock / 50 Ohms switchable
    • SPL: 138 dB
    • Non Linear Distortion: Less than or equal to 0.5% at 100 dyne
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    • Signal to Noise > 83 dB (1 Pa/1 kHz-Cardioid)
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    • Frequency Range 20 Hz - 20 kHz
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    • Patterns: omni, cardioid
    • Included tube: EF14
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    • 6-pin output connector
    • Ships with PSU, 6-pin cable, shockmount and oak case
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  • 14-day money-back guarantee
  • For all items ordered online or over the phone, we offer the statutory 14 day “cooling off period”. This means that if you are unhappy with the goods for whatever reason, you can return them for a full refund within this period.

    Please note, however, that certain items are exempt from this – see our Terms and Conditions for more info.

  • Extended seasonal exchange
  • Items bought 1st November 2017 to 24th December 2017 are eligible for our Extended Christmas Exchange and can be exchanged until Wednesday 31st January 2018.

  • 1 year warranty
  • This product comes with a 1 year warranty as standard.

    Please note that you will need to register your product with the manufacturer to qualify for any warranty beyond 12 months.

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