Earthworks TC20mp Time Coherent Series 20kHz Omni Mic for Loud Sources, Matched Pair



The TC Series (Time Coherent) is designed for recording louder sources such as drums, percussion, amplified instruments and loud sound effects. Microphones in this series allow recording of louder acoustic sources without overloading the preamplifier. Models in the TC Series are often the choice for recording drum overheads, close miked or amplified instruments and sound effects.


Frequency Response: 10Hz to 20kHz ±1/-3dB

Polar Pattern: Omnidirectional

Sensitivity: 8mV/Pa (-42dBV/Pa)

Power Requirements: 48V Phantom, 10mA

Max Acoustic Input: 150dB SPL

Output: XLR (pin 2+)

Output Impedance: 100 , balanced (50 ea. pin 2 & 3)

Min Output Load: 600 between pins 2 & 3

Noise: 27dB SPL equivalent (A weighted)

Dimensions L x D: 165mm x 22mm (6.5 x .860 inches)

Weight: .35 lb. (160g)



  • Affordable general-purpose omni with high frequency response to 20kHz Ideal for a wide variety of instruments and vocals, including acoustic guitar, string instruments and piano
  •  For live sound the TC20 can be used for close miking instrument amps, drums or brass
  •  Omnidirectional polar pattern
  •  Accurate and uncolored Effortlessly handle high sound pressure levels up to 150dB SPL while simultaneously capturing subtle details 
  •  Fast impulse response and diaphragm settling time Exceptional flat frequency response and are time coherent, so they sound natural and uncolored
  • Requires 48V Phantom Power
  • Factory matched pair



Manufacturer: Earthworks
Model: TC20MP
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I291462-N-0
UPC: #827517102009
Listing ID: NA21641