Telefunken | USA introduces the U47 M, a meticulous recreation of the classic tube microphone. Since its development in 1946, the ubiquitous Telefunken U47 has been the microphone of choice for generations of recording engineers. Instantly Recognizable from the Beatles to Frank Sinatra, the Telefunken U47 M is a microphone with an indelible character, smooth in-your-face presence and undeniably punchy tone, which sounds wonderful on any signal source, from violin to vocals.
Built entirely by hand in Connecticut (USA), the U47 M microphone system comes complete with a New Old Stock Telefunken EF14 tube, a custom built transformer, re-skinned vintage M7 capsule, heavy duty shock mount, wooden microphone box, custom 10 meter Gotham Audio cable, owners manual and warranty. Available in Long and Short Body designs.
For those of you familiar with the classic U47, the Telefunken U47 M will be immediately recognizable. For those who have not yet had the pleasure of recording with a U47, the Telefunken U 47M may be a revealing experience.
Type : Condenser Pressure Gradient
Capsule : M7 - dual sided gold sputtered center terminated
Frequency Range : 20Hz / 20kHz
Polar Pattern : Cardioid / Omni
Sensitivity : approx 1.2 mvolts per dyne / cm sq
Impedance : 200 ohms stock / 50 ohms switchable
SPL : 138 dB
Non Linear Distortion : less then or equal to 0.5% at 100 dyne / cm sq
Equivalent Noise : 24dB (a-weighted)
Tube Type : Telefunken EF14 metal tube
Power Requirments : Dedicated Power Supply
Weight : 22oz (624g)
Size : 9 3/4" (248mm) length x 2 1/4" (57mm) diameter
About Platinum Series
Telefunken USA's Platinum Series microphones are historically correct replicas of the originals including the Telefunken Ela M 250 / 251, the AKG C12, and Telefunken U47. Each microphone system represents a meticulous reverse engineering of the original classic equipment. Hand Built and assembled in the USA.