Telefunken U48

A historically accurate recreation of the legendary U47 variant, the Telefunken U48 features bidirectional (figure 8) capability, as well as cardioid.

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The Telefunken U48, a historically accurate U47 variant, features Figure-8 instead of Omnidirectional as its secondary polar pattern and is easily distinguishable by its red polar pattern logo.

Telefunken U48 FEATURES

  • Classic punchy, mid-forward sound with pleasing bite 
  • Legendary extended low frequency response 
  • Cardioid and Figure 8 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 U48


Type: Vacuum Tube Condenser
Polar Pattern: Cardioid, Figure-8
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