Specify the “way back” device for 1958 when you might have walked out of Manny’s Music on 48th St. in New york city City with a shiny brand-new Gold Top Les Paul for under $ 1000. If you were an audio geek, you could have left of Gotham Sound [located simply a few blocks away] with a brand new “Studio Set” of U-47 or U-48 mics for around the very same rate. Unfortunately, most of us just weren’t operating specialists in 1958 so we missed that boat, but would not it have been excellent?
In maintaining with the lengthy status tradition, TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik have offered a salute back to 1958 when both the U47 and U48 were supplied in 3 distinct package deals. The U-47 and also U-48 were both given in what was called a “Stereo Set” that featured a sequentially serial numbered pair of U-47 or U-48 mics over a dual [2 mic qualified] power quantity, as well as the “Studio Set,” which was a singular U-47 that was matched to a U-48.
The biggest distinction in between the modern versions and just what was offered in 1958 is that the collections from 1958 were not “matched.” Now they are! Each part is matched for sonic attributes. The M7 pills are hand selected as well as checked for consistent habits in our Connecticut lab, along with matched custom BV8 outcome transformers, VF14K tubes in addition to the even more routine resistors and also capacitors. In addition, a special identification number team has actually been created for the contemporary version of the “Studio Set” making these a very rare set of birds which are not only exceptionally useful, yet additionally uncommon and collectible.
Over the U-47 stereo set you now have the option of X/Y recording as well as spaced omni videotaping with one handy power source and two mythical mics. With the U-48 stereo set you have the capacity to operate X/Y, M/S, or Bluemlein mic methods [” crossed” figure 8 pick up pattern for “stereo omni” protection], again with one advantageous power source. Of course each microphone can be made use of as a single mic mono resource, as is so typically seen in historical photos of everybody from Sinatra to The Beatles.
Unlike the initial collections, these collections are delivered in a stylish leather bound, rugged and also hassle-free safety carrying case as relocating from studio to studio is far even more prevalent now than it was in 1958. The soft fabric inside material for the microphones and strength supply recreations the classic TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik logo makes sure to make you grin over pride every time you start the case to extract your vintage tools.
As this in not 1958, TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik has made STEREO sets offered for our other timeless mics. The ELA M 250/251, ELA M 250E/251E, in addition to the C12 and also fore pointed out U47s and U48s.
Each part for each mic is hand picked and matched to permit as close match in between the two mics in each system as is feasible. Pills are tuned to each some other; transformers and also tube are examining for matched gain and also regularity response. These sets give the individual the knowledge and also pleasure that the tools they are using will definitely offer identical responses for their crucial stereo audio!
Every great singer deserves an amazing microphone, and for more than 60 years the U47 has been that microphone. Its authoritative mid-range and extended low-end response have made the TELEFUNKEN U47 the “go to” standard for any serious recording studio.
Everything, from vocals and loud guitar sounds to full on orchestral recording and chamber ensembles, will benefit wildly from the rich and vibrant tone of this stunning microphone. The TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik recreation of the U47 large diaphragm tube microphone is exact in every detail, down to the historically accurate BV8 output transformer and M7 capsule.