Neumann M147 Tube Microphone

Neumann M147 Tube Microphone

Neumann M147 Tube Microphone

Neumann M147 Tube Microphone

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  • For General Studio Use
  • Large Diaphragm Condenser
  • Cardioid Polar Pattern
  • Vacuum Tube Based
  • Pressure Gradient DD Capsule
  • Transformerless Output Circuit
  • Allows Long Cable Runs
  • Minimizes Off-Axis Noise
  • Flat Freq. Response to Midrange
  • Enhanced Upper Frequency
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  • 1Description

The M 147 Tube Microphone from Neumann is a vacuum tube large diaphragm condenser microphone with a cardioid polar pattern. The pressure gradient, dual diaphragm capsule is the K 47/49, inherited from the legendary U 47 and M 49 microphones. Following the tube is a transformerless output circuit providing low self-noise and high output gain without adding color to the signal.

The M 147 Tube delivers high output levels, allowing the microphone to feed cables up to 984.3' in length without signal degradation. The side address capsule features a cardioid polar pattern, which is effective in minimizing ambiance and noise coming from the off-axis sections of the microphone. The capsule features a flat frequency response to the upper mid-range, and a boost of up to 3 dB above 2 kHz. The M 147 Tube is a suitable microphone for recording vocals and general instruments such as strings, piano and wind instruments.

Tube Circuitry
The M 147 Tube features a combination of solid state and vacuum tube circuitry. The Vacuum tube design provides a type of warmth and definition not often found in solid-state circuitry.
K 47/49 Dual Diaphragm
Featuring the K 47/49 dual diaphragm, adapted from the legendary M 49 and U 47 Tube microphones. The M 147 maintains the level of sonic character at a modest price point.
Quality Output Circuitry
The Transformerless output design provides a low noise floor and output gain high enough to feed cables up to 984.3' in length without degradation in signal.
Cardioid Polar Pattern
The cardioid polar pattern effectively minimizes off-axis noise caused by room ambiance, instruments, monitors etc. The pattern offers a more generous pick up area with lower range frequencies.
N 149 A Power Supply
The Neumann N 149 A power supply effectively powers the microphone and is compatible with both the M 149 and 147 microphones.
UPC: 615104084346
In the Box
Neumann M147 Tube Microphone
  • Swivel Stand Mount
  • Universal Power Supply
  • Cable
  • Aluminum Case
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Operating Principle Pressure Gradient
    Transducer Condenser
    Tube Yes
    Polar Pattern Cardioid
    Frequency Range 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    Signal to Noise Ratio 70 dB CCIR
    82 dB A-Weighted
    Equivalent Noise Level 24 dB CCIR
    12 dB A-Weighted
    Maximum SPL 114 dB SPL 0.5%
    134 dB SPL 5%
    Impedance 50 ohms
    Load Impedance 1 kOhms
    Sensitivity 20 mV/PA @ 1 kHz into 1 kOhms, re: 1 V/Pa
    Output Connectors 3-Pin XLR
    Length 5.59" (142 mm)
    Diameter 2.24" (57 mm)
    Weight 16.23 oz (460 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 11.65 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 16.0 x 14.1 x 6.0"

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