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Telefunken C-12 Multi-Pattern Tube Microphone

B&H # TEC12 Mfr # C-12
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Product Highlights
  • Historic Reissue of AKG C-12
  • CK12 Capsule
  • Original Haufe Output Transformer
  • External Power Supply and Cable
  • Locking Flight Case

The Telefunken C-12 Multi-Pattern Tube Microphone is a historic replica of the renowned AKG C-12 vintage tube microphone. The Telefunken C-12 features its CK12 capsule, Haufe manufactured output stage and 6072a vacuum tube, all built to original specifications.

The result is no less than what's expected of Telefunken; a meticulously crafted and elegantly styled microphone that reproduces audio signals with the detail, clarity and character of the original C-12.

The Telefunken C-12 excels in studio recordings of vocals and instruments, and features a polydirectional variable between Omni and Figure 8 polar patterns. The microphone includes a throw-back styled power supply unit, wooden storage case, locking flight case and connecting cable.

Historic reissue of the coveted AKG C-12 tube microphone. The C-12 is regarded by many as one of the finest microphones ever made.
The new CK12 capsule is built from the original manufacturers technical specifications, and utilizes a Haufe (manufacturer of the original) output transformer built to match the original
The 6072a tube is also built to match the original C-12
Incredibly detailed signal reproduction and character
Continuously variable polar patterns
Lunch box style power supply and locking flight case included
Transducer Condenser Pressure Gradient
CK12 1" dual sided gold sputtered membrane
Polar Pattern Polydirectional variable between Omni and Figure 8
Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz
Sensitivity approx 1MVs per dyne / cm sq
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 16dB (A-weighted)
Maximum Sound Pressure Level (SPL) 138dB
Power Requirements Dedicated Power Supply
Output Impedance 200 ohms stock / 50 ohms switchable
Output Connectors 3-Pin XLR
Pad No
Low Frequency Roll-Off No
Dimensions (LxDiameter) 10 x 1.62" (254 x 41.3mm)
Weight 20oz (567g)
Telefunken C-12 Multi-Pattern Tube Microphone
  • Lunch Box Style Power Supply
  • Connecting Cable
  • Wooden Storage Box
  • Locking Flight Case
  • 1 Year Warranty
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    TelefunkenC-12 Multi-Pattern Tube Microphone
     
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    5.0

    One of The Best Microphones Ever Made

    By d6violin

    from Bethany, CT

    About Me Professional Musician

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Super Quiet
    • Versatile

    Cons

    • none

    Best Uses

    • Professional Recording

    Comments about Telefunken C-12 Multi-Pattern Tube Microphone:

    This Microphone is a state of art. It captures voices and instruments with a vintage sweetness, yet it has very balanced bandwidth, it is super quiet, and highly versatile for today's recording demands. Used and positioned properly, that super-fine recording instrument would be one of The Best choices for recording vocals and any kind of strings, it could also be suitable for everything else your ear tells you should go for. No professional studio must exist without owning at least one Telefunken C-12!

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