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Telefunken CU-29 Copperhead Tube Condenser Microphone

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Telefunken CU-29 Copperhead Tube Condenser Microphone
Key Features
  • NOS Telefunken Tube
  • Custom Output Transformer
  • Cardioid Polar Pattern
  • External Power Supply
The CU-29 Copperhead Tube Condenser Microphone from Telefunken is a part of their R-F-T line of coveted tube condenser microphones, and is a viable option for crucial recording of vocals and instruments. The CU-29 features a single-membrane version of the large diaphragm capsule used in the AR-51 and AK-47 Mk II microphones. The capsule reproduces audio with presence and detail. The Telefunken EF-95 vacuum tube output stage adds warmth and a wide frequency response. The microphone's cardioid polar pattern controls off-axis feedback and noise.
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Telefunken CU-29 Overview

The CU-29 Copperhead Tube Condenser Microphone from Telefunken is a part of their R-F-T line of coveted tube condenser microphones, and is a viable option for crucial recording of vocals and instruments. The CU-29 features a single-membrane version of the large diaphragm capsule used in the AR-51 and AK-47 Mk II microphones. The capsule reproduces audio with presence and detail. The Telefunken EF-95 vacuum tube output stage adds warmth and a wide frequency response. The microphone's cardioid polar pattern controls off-axis feedback and noise.

The CU-29 Copperhead employs a single-membrane version of the large diaphragm capsule used in the AR-51 and AK-47 MkII microphones
Hi-fidelity microphone with a "present" but not "harsh" character, with clarity and detail, but entirely devoid of the "bite" usually found in microphones in this price range
The R-F-T line of tube condenser microphones utilizes American designed electronics in conjunction with New Old Stock tubes and standardized parts from overseas manufacturers

Telefunken CU-29 Specs

Operating Principle
Pressure Gradient
Element Type
Condenser
Circuitry
Tube
Frequency Range
20 Hz to 20 kHz
Maximum SPL
130 dB SPL
Impedance
100 Ohms
Sensitivity
19.5 mV/Pa
Equivalent Noise Level
7 dB A-Weighted
THD
< 0.3%
Operating Current Consumption
155 mA
Weight
24.34 oz / 690 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
10.85 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
20.4 x 12.9 x 5.6"

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Condenser microphone
Asked by: wady s.
The microphone is a tube condenser microphone.
Answered by: Dana G.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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