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Telefunken U48 Dual Pattern Tube Microphone Stereo Set

B&H # TEU48SS Mfr # U48 STEREO SET
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This is a special order item and is non-cancelable and non-returnable. Est. arrival at B&H is 7-14 business days (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at time of shipment.

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You Pay: $15,995.00
Product Highlights
  • Matched Stereo Pair
  • Cardioid & Figure 8
  • VF14K Metal Tube
  • BV8 Output Transformer

The Telefunken U48 Dual Pattern Tube Microphone Stereo Set is a matched stereo pair of Telefunken U48 condenser microphones. Its cardioid and figure 8 polar patterns make it well suited for single and group vocal recordings, as well as instrument capturing. The famous M7 capsule features pristine tonal response and high SPL, and is coupled with Telefunken's BV8 output transformer and VF14K vacuum tube. The VF14K tube is Telefunken's first plug-and-play design.

The U48 has been sought after by leading recording professionals for capturing both vocals and instruments. With the U48 stereo set you have the ability to run X/Y, M/S, or Bluemlein microphone techniques. Designed for convenience, the set comes with a dual microphone capable power supply included. Each component is hand selected to allow for as close of a match between the two microphones in each system as possible. Capsules are tuned to each other, and transformers and tubes are tested for matched gain and frequency response.

Cardioid and figure 8 polar patterns
The head assembly from a U47 can be fitted to a U48 amplifier
The large, chrome head grille houses the newly manufactured M7 capsule
BV8 output transformer and VF-14k vacuum tube
Custom dual power supply powers both mics at once
Locking flight case that will carry both sets of microphones, cables, wooden boxes, and the dual power supply
Transducer Condenser pressure gradient
Polar Pattern Cardioid and figure 8
Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 24dB
Maximum Input Sound Level 138dB
Power Requirements Dedicated power supply
Output Impedance 200 ohms stock / 50 ohms switchable
Output Connectors Power supply = XLR-3 type
Dimensions 9.78 x 2.24" (248 x 57mm) LxD
Weight 22 oz (624 g)
Telefunken U48 Dual Pattern Tube Microphone Stereo Set
  • 2 x U48 Tube Microphone
  • Dual Power Supply
  • 2 x Connecting Cable
  • 2 x Wooden Storage Box
  • Locking Flight Case
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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