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TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik M60 FET Master Set, from TELEFUNKEN

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TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik M60 FET Master Set TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik M60 FET Master Set TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik M60 FET Master Set
TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik M60 FET Master Set
TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik M60 FET Master Set TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik M60 FET Master Set

TELEFUNKEN's first non-tube condenser! The M60 offers an incredibly honest representation of the sound source and impeccable detail, resulting in an unhyped yet musical small diaphragm mic that portrays the instrument exactly how it is. Master Set includes all three capsules: Cardioid, Hyper-Cardioid, and Omni-Directional. 

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The TELEFUNKEN M60 FET's incredibly quick transient response captures nuances and subtleties with impressive precision and clarity. This results in an extremely detailed sonic image with definition an...

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The TELEFUNKEN M60 FET's incredibly quick transient response captures nuances and subtleties with impressive precision and clarity. This results in an extremely detailed sonic image with definition and presence, perfectly suited for the complex character of string instruments and percussive sources. These mics are available for SoundPure’s Try-Before-You-Buy Program, so if you want to hear how they sound in your studio with your gear, shoot us an email at Mics@SoundPure.com. If you like what you hear, check out the gear used in this video at SoundPure.com or call us anytime at 919.682.5552. Thanks for watching!

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In this video, Sound Pure guitar specialist Sam Kelly plays a Lowden F-25C acoustic equipped with an L.R. Baggs Anthem Acoustic Pickup through the L.R. Baggs Synapse PA System. SIGNAL CHAIN INFO: G...

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In this video, Sound Pure guitar specialist Sam Kelly plays a Lowden F-25C acoustic equipped with an L.R. Baggs Anthem Acoustic Pickup through the L.R. Baggs Synapse PA System. SIGNAL CHAIN INFO: Guitar: Lowden F-25C w/ L.R. Baggs Anthem pickup } L.R. Baggs Session DI } Synapse w/ Medium Reverb. Peluso P84 Microphone (on guitar) } Synapse w/ Medium Reverb. Telefunken M60 Mic Pair with Omni Capsules (on the Synapse) } Avalon 2022 Preamp. Neumann TLM 107 Microphone (on the synapse) } Millennia HV-3D Preamp. Synapse DIRECT OUT } Vintech X73i Preamp. ALL Preamps } Lynx Aurora 16 Converter.

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In this video, Sound Pure guitar specialist Sam Kelly plays a Lowden F-25C acoustic equipped with an L.R. Baggs Anthem Acoustic Pickup through the L.R. Baggs Synapse PA System. SIGNAL CHAIN INFO: G...

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In this video, Sound Pure guitar specialist Sam Kelly plays a Lowden F-25C acoustic equipped with an L.R. Baggs Anthem Acoustic Pickup through the L.R. Baggs Synapse PA System. SIGNAL CHAIN INFO: Guitar: Lowden F-25C w/ L.R. Baggs Anthem pickup } L.R. Baggs Session DI } Synapse w/ Medium Reverb. Peluso P84 Microphone (on guitar) } Synapse w/ Medium Reverb. Telefunken M60 Mic Pair with Omni Capsules (on the Synapse) } Avalon 2022 Preamp. Neumann TLM 107 Microphone (on the synapse) } Millennia HV-3D Preamp. Synapse DIRECT OUT } Vintech X73i Preamp. ALL Preamps } Lynx Aurora 16 Converter.

With over a year and half of development and beta testing with top recording engineers, the newly designed M60 FET (Field Effect Transistor) small diaphragm microphone is TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik's first non-vacuum tube, FET-based solid-state condenser microphone. The M60 FET Series is designed to utilize the same interchangeable TK6x capsules as the TEC Award-winning ELA M 260 small diaphragm tube microphone.
 
The M60 FET MASTER SET features one M60 amplifier paired with three interchangeable capsules including the TK60 cardioid, TK61 omni-directional and TK62 hyper-cardioid. 
 
The frequency response of the TK60 cardioid is flat from 150 Hz to 7 kHz, with a smooth, airy presence peak at 8 kHz, making it ideal for drum overheads, hi-hat and ride cymbals, piano, acoustic guitar, and other acoustic instruments.
The TK61 features a 6-micron gold-sputtered membrane measuring 15mm in diameter, and offers a large, open sound perfect for capturing the ambience and vibe of your instrument or recording environment to breathe life into any recording. The frequency response is flat from 20 Hz to 5 kHz, with a smooth, airy presence peak at 8 kHz.
 
The tightened and focused polar pattern of the TK62 hyper-cardioid is great for use on cymbals, percussion, and as a stereo pair for live performance recording. Its frequency response is flat from 150 Hz to 3 kHz, with a dip at 6 kHz and a smooth, airy presence peak at 8 kHz.
The M60 FET amplifier utilizing a unique proprietary circuit topology produces an exceptional transient response and SPL handling capabilities. Carefully selected and tested components are hand-plugged into gold-plated circuit board traces to provide an ultra-clean true Class A discrete amplifier with a frequency response of +/- 2dB from 20 Hz to 50 kHz. The output is matched with a custom American-made transformer that offers an especially low self-noise and a typical THD+N of 0.015% or better, making it ideal for critical recording applications.
 
The M60 FET's incredibly quick transient response captures nuances and subtleties with impressive precision and clarity. This results in an extremely detailed sonic image with definition and presence, perfectly suited for the complex character of stringed instruments and percussive sources.
 
The M60 FET amplifier body is finished in a durable, lightly textured black powder coat adorned with the historic TELEFUNKEN diamond badge. The microphone's XLR connector shell complements the look with a matte black nickel plated finish engraved with the model and serial number. The TK6x capsules feature a bright nickel plated enclosure with a fine gold mesh pattern.
 
The M60 FET MASTER SET ships complete with TK60 cardioid, TK61 omni-directional and TK62 hyper-cardioid capsules, an SGMC-5R 5-meter XLR cable with right angle female connector, M761 elastic shock mount, and foam windscreen, all packed in an FC61 zipper carrying case.
  • TypeCondenser Pressure Gradient
  • CapsuleTK60 TK61 TK62
  • Frequency Range20Hz / 20kHz
  • Polar PatternCardioid, Hyper-Cardioid and Omni
  • Sensitivity8.6mV/PA +/-1db
  • THD at 1kHz at 1Pa<0.10% 1kHZ at 1Pa
  • Output Impedance<120 Ohm
  • Maximum SPL130db SPL (1%THD)
  • Self Noise<19dB-A
  • Size5 1/2" (140mm) length x 13/16" (21mm) diameter
  • Weight4.2 oz (119g)
  • Powering AlternativePhantom Power
  • Supply Current48 volts
  • Connected ViaXLR-3
  • Supplied AccessoriesM761 Elastic Mount, SGMC-5R XLR cable
  • Optional AccessoriesFC61 Molded Zipper Case

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