Tenor saxaphone solo into the TELEFUNKEN U47
Tenor saxaphone solo into the TELEFUNKEN U47 (view less)
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Terry Anderson and The Olympic Ass Kicking Team (or The OAK Team for short) recorded their new song "Girls with Glasses" during a weekend session with Fletcher at Sound Pure Studios for TELEFUNKEN'S m...
Terry Anderson and The Olympic Ass Kicking Team (or The OAK Team for short) recorded their new song "Girls with Glasses" during a weekend session with Fletcher at Sound Pure Studios for TELEFUNKEN'S multitrack session mix contest. Girls with Glasses was recorded with all TFunk microphones including: M80, M81, M82 prototype, ELA M 260 with both omni and cardioid capsules, AR-51, AK-47 MkII, AR-70 Stereo mic, U48, and U47. Check out the full version of "Girls with Glasses" by watching our video of the session. The session was was engineered and mixed by Fletcher. If you have any questions about the gear used in this recording, call the engineers at Sound Pure today. Or, if you would like to enter T-Funk's mix contest, visit their website and download the multitrack files to mix the song yourself!
The OAK Team came to Sound Pure for a recording session led by Fletcher. The "Girls With Glasses" session was sponsored by TELEFUNKEN ELEKTROAKUSTIK for their mix contest (go to TFunk's website to dow...
The OAK Team came to Sound Pure for a recording session led by Fletcher. The "Girls With Glasses" session was sponsored by TELEFUNKEN ELEKTROAKUSTIK for their mix contest (go to TFunk's website to download the tracks and enter the mix contest). The session was also sponsored by A Designs Audio, Avid Nolatone Ampworks, Phoenix Audio, Pork Pie Percussion, and Vintech Audio. Check out our other demo videos from this session to learn about the specific gear and equipment used. If you have any questions about specific recording chains, signal paths, or gear, please give us a call at 888.528.9703 or 919.682.5552. Thanks to the Olympic Ass Kicking Team - Terry Anderson (Drums/Vocals), Jack Cornell (Bass/Backup Vocals), Greg Rice (Keys), and Dave Bartholomew (Guitar/Percussion).
Telefunken Elektroakustik Microphones explores their entire line at the NAMM 2010 show. The line consists of some extremely well built affordable microphones from their RFT series, as well as the out...
Telefunken Elektroakustik Microphones explores their entire line at the NAMM 2010 show. The line consists of some extremely well built affordable microphones from their RFT series, as well as the outstanding M80 dynamic microphone, and of course, their flagship line of museum-quality replicas of the most famous vintage microphones ever built, such as the Telefunken (Neumann and AKG) Vintage microphones the ELAM 251, U47, U48, C12, and many others. They go through the entire line in some detail at the NAMM 2010 show. Sound Pure proudly represents the entire line, and has numerous mics of theirs on demo, including all of the flagship staples in stock. Call Sound Pure to discuss your microphone needs, toll free, 888-528-9703
Since its original development in 1946, the TELEFUNKEN U 47 has been the microphone of choice for generations of recording professionals. The first condenser microphone to offer selectable polar patterns (cardioid and omni), the original U-47 also featured the famous M7 capsule which had been developed in 1928 by Georg Neumann. To this capsule was added an amplifier built from military surplus VF-14 tubes (they had been used in field and aircraft radios), and BV8 output transformer. The combination of these components created a sonic quality that was absolutely unheard of in the English speaking world of the mid-1940s when darker sounding, less detailed ribbon microphones were the standard. The introduction of the U-47 brought a new level of fidelity to the audio world, and is still considered to be one of the finest microphones ever produced.
Upon first glance of the new U-47 from TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik, it's easy to see the "family resemblance." The large, chrome head grille houses our newly manufactured M7 capsule. Its matte nickel finished body houses a new BV8 output transformer and our new VF-14k vacuum tube; a "plug and play" replacement for the rare VF-14M tubes found in the original. The classic "TELEFUNKEN" diamond logo proudly adorns the front of the body tube. All of these accoutrements show that this microphone means business.
Whether you're recording a symphony, a "crooner," or any facet of modern music, you'll find a great tool in the U-47. Its authoritative mid-range and extended low-end response dance from your ears . . . much as a vintage wine dances from the palate. Everything, from vocals to the loudest of guitar sounds, full on orchestral recording, beautiful backing vocal arrangements, or a chamber ensemble will benefit wildly from the rich and vibrant tone of this stunning microphone.
Type: Condenser Pressure Gradient
Capsule: M7 - dual sided gold sputtered center terminated
Frequency Range: 20Hz / 20kHz Polar Pattern:Cardioid and Omni
Polar Pattern: Cardioid and Omni
Sensitivity: approx 1.2 mvolts per dyne / cm sq
Impedance: 200 ohms stock / 50 ohms switchable
SPL: 138 dB
Non Linear Distortion: less than or equal to 0.5% at 100 dyne / cm sq
Equivalent Noise: 24 dB
Tube Type: TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik VF14K metal tube
Power: Dedicated Power Supply
Weight: 22oz (624g)
Size: 9 3/4" (248mm) length x 2 1/4" (57mm) diameter
Extras: Locking Case, NG Style Power Supply, Shock Mount, Wooden Box