Telefunken C-12 Multi-Pattern Tube Microphone

Telefunken C-12 Multi-Pattern Tube Microphone

Telefunken C-12 Multi-Pattern Tube Microphone

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Telefunken C-12 Multi-Pattern Tube Microphone

Telefunken C-12 Multi-Pattern Tube Microphone Mic

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  • Historic Reissue of AKG C-12
  • CK12 Capsule
  • Original Haufe Output Transformer
  • External Power Supply and Cable
  • Locking Flight Case
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The C-12 Multi-Pattern Tube Microphone from Telefunken 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
In the Box
Telefunken C-12 Multi-Pattern Tube Microphone
  • Lunch Box Style Power Supply
  • Connecting Cable
  • Wooden Storage Box
  • Locking Flight Case
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Telefunken C-12 specs

    Analog Performance
    Operating Principle Pressure Gradient
    Transducer Condenser
    Tube Yes
    Polar Pattern Cardioid, Figure-8, Omnidirectional
    Pattern Selection Switched
    Frequency Range 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    Equivalent Noise Level 9 dB A-Weighted
    Maximum SPL 130 dB SPL
    THD < 2.5%
    Impedance 250 Ohms
    Sensitivity 10 mV/Pa
    General
    Output Connectors 1 x 3-Pin XLR
    Operating Current Consumption 150 mA
    Operating Voltage Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Length 10.00" / 254 mm
    Diameter 1.63" / 41.3 mm
    Weight 20.00 oz / 567 g

    Telefunken C-12 reviews

    C-12 Multi-Pattern Tube Microphone is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of The Best Microphones Ever Made 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!
    Date published: 2011-05-21
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