Telefunken U47

The TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik recreation of the iconic U47 is exact in every detail, down to the historically accurate BV8 transformer and M7 capsule.

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For more than 70 years the U47 has been a staple of every professional, top tier recording studio. With an authoritative mid-range and extended low-end response, the Telefunken U47 excels at everything from vocals and electric guitar to orchestral and chamber recordings. The TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik recreation of the U47 large diaphragm tube microphone is true to the original design, even down to the historically accurate BV8 output transformer and M7 capsule, which provides the same rich and vibrant tone that has made the original U47 into a legend.

Telefunken U47 FEATURES

  • Classic punchy, mid-forward sound with pleasing bite 
  • Legendary extended low frequency response 
  • Cardioid and Omni polar pattern selection 
  • US-made historically accurate M7 center-terminated capsule 
  • TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik VF14k vacuum tube 
  • Point-to-point wired in the USA true to the original design 
  • Includes American-made vintage-compatible cable and fully regulated power supply 

Telefunken U47


Type: Vacuum Tube Condenser
Polar Pattern: Cardioid, Omnidirectional
Frequency Range: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±3 dB
Power Source: External Power Supply
Capsule: TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik M7 – Center Terminated Large Diaphragm
Tube: TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik VF14K
Transformer: TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik BV8
Sensitivity: 24.5 mV/Pa, ±1 dB
THD at 1kHZ at 1Pa (Amplifier): < 0.3%
Output Impedance: 200 Ω
Maximum SPL (for 1% THD): 127 dB
S/N Ratio: 85 dBA
Self Noise (Amplifier): 9 dBA
Dimensions: 240 mm L x 60 mm Dia
Weight: 620 g
Included Accessories: Tube Mic Cable, Power Supply, Shock Mount, Wooden Box, Flight Case