Telefunken AK-47 MKII Tube Microphone

Telefunken AK-47 MKII Tube Microphone

Telefunken AK-47 MKII Tube Microphone

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  • Omni, Cardioid & Figure 8 Patterns
  • 6 Intermediate Pattern Stages
  • NOS Telefunken EF-732 Tube
  • BV8-Inspired Transformer
  • External Power Supply & Control Box
  • Rich Detail & Warmth
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The AK-47 MKII Tube Microphone from Telefunken is a part of their acclaimed R-F-T series. The microphone features a large diaphragm condenser element and a custom output transformer that borrows from the historic BV8 transformer found in the vintage U-47 and U-48 microphones. The AK-47 MKII's tube stage features an NOS Telefunken EF-732 vacuum tube, delivering pristine audio fidelity, low noise and vintage analog warmth. The AK-47 MKII features omnidirectional, cardioid, and figure 8 polar patterns with 6 intermediate stages for each pattern.

Utilizes American-designed electronics in conjunction with new old-stock tubes and standardized parts
Features a new proprietary circuit designed around a NOS Telefunken EF-732 tube and a custom output transformer that is an exact replica of the historic BV8 transformer, found in the historic U-47 and U-48 microphones
The Telefunken EF-732 tube is very similar to the AC-701 tube in that it provides a "velvety" character to the overall tone of the microphone
Remarkably hi-fidelity microphone with a "present" but not "harsh" character
UPC: 899051002015
In the Box
Telefunken AK-47 MKII Tube Microphone
  • Modern Power Supply
  • Shockmount
  • Wooden Box
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Operating Principle Pressure Gradient
    Transducer Condenser
    Tube Yes
    Polar Pattern Cardioid, Figure 8, Omnidirectional
    Frequency Range 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    Equivalent Noise Level 10.5 dB A-Weighted
    Maximum SPL 125 dB SPL
    Impedance 200 ohms
    Sensitivity 16.5 mV/PA
    Output Connectors 3-Pin XLR, 7-Pin XLR
    Operating Current Consumption 135 mA
    THD < 0.3%
    Length 9.49" (241 mm)
    Diameter 1.75" (44.45 mm)
    Weight 26.98 oz (765 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 10.4 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 19.4 x 11.9 x 5.7"

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