Telefunken TF29

The fixed cardioid Telefunken TF29 is a workhorse microphone, accurately capturing nearly any source put in front of it with a natural tonality.

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The TF29 is an original TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik design that has garnered fans for its natural and non-hyped tonality and unparalleled “quality for price”. It’s a workhorse microphone with a reputation of outstanding sonic performance and value, capable of accurately and honestly capturing vocals, guitars, drums, and nearly any other source put in front of it. The Cardioid-only Telefunken TF29 Copperhead is easily distinguishable from the TF39 by the addition of the Cardioid symbol on the front of the microphone.

Telefunken TF29 FEATURES

  • Balanced, natural midrange and high end  
  • Extended low frequency response 
  • Fixed Cardioid polar pattern  
  • Premium Swedish-made Lundahl output transformer 
  • New Old Stock General Electric 5654W vacuum tube 
  • Designed and hand assembled in the USA 
  • Recommended Applications: Vocals, Guitar Amps, Saxophone, Drum Overheads 

Telefunken TF29


Type: Vacuum Tube Condenser
Polar Pattern: Cardioid
Frequency Range: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±3 dB
Power Source: External Power Supply
Capsule: TK67S Center Terminated Large Diaphragm, Single Membrane
Tube: NOS GE 5654W
Transformer: Lundahl LL1935
Sensitivity: 17 mV/Pa, ±1 dB
THD at 1kHZ at 1Pa (Amplifier): < 0.3%
Output Impedance: < 300 Ω
Maximum SPL (for 1% THD): 130 dB
S/N Ratio: 87 dBA
Self Noise (Amplifier): 7 dBA
Dimensions: 200 mm L x 46 mm Dia
Weight: 650 g
Included Accessories: Tube Mic Cable, Power Supply, Shock Mount, Stand Mount, Mic Sleeve, Carrying Case