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

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Telefunken M81 Custom Handheld Supercardioid Dynamic Microphone (Copper Body, Copper Grille)
Key Features
  • Supercardioid Polar Pattern
  • Enhanced Directionality
  • Wide 50 Hz to 18 kHz Frequency Response
  • Tailored for Guitars, Drums & Brass
Presented in a copper body with a copper 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 copper body with a copper 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
UPC: 810047032724

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
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.455 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
9.55 x 3.3 x 3.2"

Telefunken M81 Reviews

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question

Is this compatible with the Shure GLXD-D wireless microphones?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes - it will screw right onto the handle.
Answered by: Mark S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Is this compatible with the Shure blx wireless?
Asked by: Jose R.
Because the Shure BLX-2 transmitter features an integrated capsule design (non-removable), the Telefunken M80 wireless dynamic microphone capsule is not compatible.
Answered by: James B.
Date published: 2018-08-28

will this mesh with Sure SM58 Wireless?

will this mesh with Sure SM58 Wireless?
Asked by: SCACTV
Any Shure wireless that you can remove the capsule (not just the grille) is compatible with the M80.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-05-04

question

is this a cordless microphone?
Asked by: Anonymous
The Telefunken M80 is not a wireless mic. This is a dynamic handheld that needs to be connected via cable.
Answered by: Jeff P.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

does it have a Bluetooth?
Asked by: Anonymous
The M80 is a dynamic wired handheld mic with no Bluetooth or wireless capabilities.
Answered by: Jeff P.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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