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TELEFUNKEN TF51 Three-Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone System


  • Our Price
  • $1,895.00
  • Regular price MSRP: $2,375.00

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Capture Every Nuance with the Precise Engineering of TELEFUNKEN's TF51 Microphone System

The TF51 is part of the Alchemy Microphone Series, TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik's TEC Award nominated next generation of large diaphragm tube condensers. The TF51 is a fresh take on the "Austrian" microphone sound associated with the TELEFUNKEN ELA M 251E and C12. It continues this legacy, exhibiting a smooth midrange and airy top end, capturing every nuance in pleasant detail. This is a reliable first choice for stand out vocals, acoustic instruments, and percussion.

Circuit Design

This lifelike fidelity is created with high quality components based off these inspirations. The 6072A vacuum tube (also found in TELEFUNKEN's ELA M 251E and C12) is mated with an edge-terminated style capsule similar to the historic CK12. The output transformer is a custom German-made Haufe transformer, the original manufacturer for TELEFUNKEN. This attention to detail gives the TF51 a beautifully open and smooth sonic profile.

Included Accessories

Every TF51 microphone system comes with a multi pattern M 903 Power Supply, M 803 Tube Microphone Cable, ZC03 Shell Case, M 703 Shock Mount, M 782 Stand Mount, and Microphone Sleeve.


SPECIFICATIONS

  • Type: Vacuum Tube Condenser
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid, Omnidirectional, Figure-8
  • Frequency Range: 20 Hz - 20 kHz, ±3 dB
  • Power Source: External Power Supply
  • Capsule: TK51 Edge Terminated Large Diaphragm
  • Tube: TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik 6072a
  • Transformer: Haufe T31
  • Sensitivity: 19 mV/Pa, ±1 dB
  • THD at 1kHZ at 1Pa (Amplifier): less than 0.4%
  • Output Impedance: less than 300 Ω
  • Maximum SPL (for 1% THD): 128 dB
  • S/N Ratio: 86 dBA
  • Self Noise (Amplifier): 8 dBA
  • Dimensions: 200 mm L x 46 mm Dia
  • Weight: 615 g

Manufacturer: TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik
Model: TF51
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I588564-N-1-B

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