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Telefunken TF47 Large Diaphragm Tube Condenser Microphone

Telefunken TF47 Large Diaphragm Tube Condenser Microphone



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If you're on the hunt for that versatile microphone that can provide that 'up-front' sound to your mix, whilst maintaining a certain sense of depth and presence, then the Telefunken TF47 might just be the perfect addition to your arsenal.

Classic Sound, Modern Package

Based on the classic 'German Sound', the modern design of the TF47 draws heavy inspiration from the historic U47 and M49 microphones.

Cut from the same cloth, the TF47 boasts a deep low end combined with a forward midrange, making it the perfect choice for recording anything from lead vocals, to guitar amps, to drums.

Telefunken TF47 Large-diaphragm Tube Condenser Microphone Features:

  • Forward mid-range, reminiscent of the U47
  • Clear top-end full low-end
  • A choice of 3 polar patterns
  • Handmade in the USA using premium through-hole components
  • 47-Style capsule and BV8 transformer, reminiscent of the U47
  • Included PSU, Cable, Shock Mount, Sleeve and Padded Case

Vintage Circuitry

Based around a dual-sided, K-47 style, all-brass, centre-terminated capsule and combined with a NOS 5840W vacuum tube and BV8 transformer - The TF47 perfectly captures the warm and punchy sound, reminiscent of the U47.

Varied Applications

With a pleasant top end and detailed definition, the TF47 is perfect equipped to tackle aggressive lead vocals, amplified instruments and bombastic percussion - as well as making light work of softer sound sources such as brass and acoustic string instruments.

With a choice of three polar patterns - Omnidirectional, Cardioid and Figure Eight - you've got the microphones full flexibility at your immediate disposal.

The Full Package

In order to get that authentic sound, you're going to need to authentic gear. Telefunken have spared no expense when it comes to presenting their products.

The TF47 microphone comes complete with everything you need to get set up straight away - M903 Power Supply, M803 cable, Elastic Shock Mount, Protective Dust Sleeve and Hard Bodied carrying cases to protect and transport your TF47.

Telefunken TF47 Large-diaphragm Tube Condenser Microphone Specifications:

  • Type: Vacuum Tube Condenser
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid, Omnidirectional, Figure-8
  • Frequency Range: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±3 dB
  • Power Source: External Power Supply
  • Capsule: TK47 Center Terminated Large Diaphragm
  • Tube: NOS Philips/Raytheon 5840W
  • Transformer: TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik BV8
  • Sensitivity: 22 mV/Pa, ±1 dB
  • THD at 1kHZ at 1Pa (Amplifier): < 0.3%
  • Output Impedance: < 300 O
  • Maximum SPL (for 1% THD): 125 dB
  • S/N Ratio: 84 dBA
  • Self Noise (Amplifier): 10 dBA
  • Dimensions: 200 mm L x 46 mm Dia
  • Weight: 710 g

Included Accessories:

  • M 903 Power Supply
  • M 803 Tube Microphone Cable
  • ZC03 Shell Case
  • M 703 Shock Mount
  • M 782 Stand Mount
  • Microphone Sleeve
More Information
Manufacturer Miscellaneous
SKU 114080
Shipping Weight (kg) 1.000000
Power Supply Yes
Case Included hard case
Colour black
Warranty 2 years


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