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Telefunken AK47 MkII Valve Condenser

Product Code: 499310

Bring the warm sound of tubes to your mic locker with the Telefunken AK-47 MkII tube condenser microphone.

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Top-of-the-line components provide great sound

Telefunken mics are renowned for both their top-flight build quality and their usefulness in the studio. The Telefunken AK-47 MkII tube condenser mic is no exception. This fantastic tube condenser works amazingly well on an array of sources, including vocals, stringed instruments, drums, and even saxophones. Using a European-made reissue transformer, the Telefunken AK-47 MkII delivers classic tube mic sounds reminiscent of vintage U-47 mics. This coupled with its custom large diaphragm deliver an extended low end and smoother, more open highs.

Real tube-fired tone that will impress

You can't deny the warmth of tube-driven mics. You'll love the warm and detailed, accurate sound that the Telefunken AK-47 MkII gives you, thanks to its tube design and NOS EF-732 tube. Get that elusive tube mic sound with the Telefunken AK-47 MkII tube condenser microphone.

Variable polar patterns offer recoding flexibility

Not just a one-trick pony, the Telefunken AK-47 MkII tube condenser microphone's power supply features switchable polar patterns. You get omni, cardioid, figure 8, and 6 other intermediate stages. In other words, no matter what you're miking, the AK-47 MkII has a polar pattern to maximize it. Use the omni pattern to catch the sound of a great room or a group of singers, cardioid to reject unwanted sounds, and figure 8 is great for mid-side recording. The versatile and flexible Telefunken AK-47 MkII tube condenser mic is ready for any session.

Telefunken AK-47 II Tube Condenser Microphone Features:

  • The smooth top end and warm sound that only a tube mic can deliver
  • Selectable omni, cardioid, figure 8, and 6 other intermediate polar pattern stages
  • BV8 transformer is an accurate reproduction of the classic U-47 transformer
  • Microphone-grade NOS EF-732 tube delivers stellar sound and performance
  • Incredibly realistic and detailed sound reproduction
  • Includes a power supply, shockmount, and wooden box
  • Microphone Capsule: 1"
    Microphone Response: 20Hz-20kHz
    Microphone Impedance: 200 ohms
    Microphone Maximum SPL: 125dB
    Microphone Sensitivity: 14MV/Pa = -37dB
    Microphone Self Noise: 16dB (A weighted)
    Microphone Connector: XLR
    Microphone Pad Switches: No Pad
    Physical Height: 241mm x 44.45mm
    Physical Weight: 765g
    Magazine Reviews
    Sound on Sound, April 2008 "This is a very nice multi-pattern vocal mic, with vintage styling and a high-quality audio transformer that gives a definite boost to the mic's performance." https://www.soundonsound.com/sos/apr08/articles/telefunkenAK47.htm Music Radar, April 2008 "The AK47 offers a mixture of the old and the new combined with a lively engaging sound." http://www.musicradar.com/reviews/tech/telefunken-usa-r-f-t-ak47-150637
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