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Telefunken M81 Custom Handheld Supercardioid Dynamic Microphone (Orange Body, Orange Grille)

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Telefunken M81 Custom Handheld Supercardioid Dynamic Microphone (Orange Body, Orange Grille)
Key Features
  • Supercardioid Polar Pattern
  • Enhanced Directionality
  • Wide 50 Hz to 18 kHz Frequency Response
  • Tailored for Guitars, Drums & Brass
Presented in a orange body with a orange grille, the Telefunken M81 Custom Handheld Supercardioid Dynamic Microphone delivers the sonic essence of a condenser in a rugged dynamic design. It features a wide 50 Hz to 18 kHz frequency response and high maximum SPL of 135 dB, making it equally suitable for voice, instruments, or drums onstage and in the studio. Its tonal character is tuned to soften bright or thin sources and yield a stronger emphasis on midrange clarity.

Telefunken M81 Overview

Presented in a orange body with a orange grille, the Telefunken M81 Custom Handheld Supercardioid Dynamic Microphone delivers the sonic essence of a condenser in a rugged dynamic design. It features a wide 50 Hz to 18 kHz frequency response and high maximum SPL of 135 dB, making it equally suitable for voice, instruments, or drums onstage and in the studio. Its tonal character is tuned to soften bright or thin sources and yield a stronger emphasis on midrange clarity.

The M81's head and capsule assembly is designed to reduce proximity effect while still providing present bass. Its supercardioid polar pattern provides enhanced off-axis rejection and high immunity to feedback. The M81 also features a custom-wound Telefunken T80 transformer. It ships with a mic clip and leather storage bag.

 

High Performance Features
  • Tuned for guitars, drums, percussion, and brass
  • Minimal proximity effect with articulate midrange
  • Subdued high-end response tames bright vocals and instruments
  • Supercardioid polar pattern provides enhanced directionality and immunity to feedback
  • Custom-wound Telefunken T80 transformer
  • Dynamic moving coil requires no batteries or phantom power

Telefunken M81 Specs

Key Specs
Form Factor
Handheld
Element Type
Dynamic
Polar Pattern
Supercardioid
Frequency Range
50 Hz to 18 kHz ±3 dB
Maximum SPL
135 dB SPL (1% THD)
Microphone
Form Factor
Handheld
Sound Field
Mono
Operating Principle
Pressure Gradient
Element Type
Dynamic
Polar Pattern
Supercardioid
Orientation
End Address
Circuitry
Solid-State
Windscreen
No
Performance
Frequency Range
50 Hz to 18 kHz ±3 dB
Maximum SPL
135 dB SPL (1% THD)
Sensitivity
1.54 mV/Pa
Power
Operating Voltage
Not Specified by Manufacturer
Physical
Mounting Thread Size
5/8"-27 Female
Included Filters
No

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