Condenser Microphones

Neumann KMS 105 Supercardioid handheld with K 105 capsule, KMS Pouch and SG 105 (Black)

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The KMS 104/104 plus and the KMS 105 microphones have been developed to optimally transmit the human voice with respect to the demanding conditions present on the live stage. 
The KMS series has become the internationally acknowledged standard for first-class stage microphones.

The high acoustic resolution and smooth frequency response of the microphones ensure that the musician has optimal control of the stage performance at all times.

Especially due to their low self-noise and crosstalk behavior which is free of coloration, the KMS microphones are ideal for use with in-ear monitoring systems.

The KMS 104 and the KMS 104 plus have a condenser microphone capsule with a cardioid directional characteristic which provides the best possible suppression of sounds originating from behind the microphone. In contrast, with its supercardioid characteristic the KMS 105 is particularly good at suppressing sounds originating from the entire 180° hemisphere behind the microphone. The KMS 104 plus features, compared to KMS 104, a more extended bass frequency response. In close cooperation with professional musicians, with the aid of extensive practical tests, the KMS 104 plus has been especially optimized for the requirements of female voices in the rock and pop field.

The user can thus select the version that is optimally suited to the specific application.

Acoustic features
The studio condenser capsules used in the microphone versions provide the basis for transmitting all the nuances of the human voice. In comparison with other handheld microphones, which operate mostly with dynamic capsules, the KMS series has a particularly high acoustic transparency, a wide frequency range and a fine resolution of transients.

In KMS microphones, carefully adjusted acoustic filters and transformerless impedance converters that can handle very high sound pressure levels prevent the microphones from being overloaded even by strong plosive sounds.

In spite of excellent pop protection, sibilants and "S" sounds are transmitted with their natural accentuation, as is possible only with condenser microphones. Furthermore, the above-mentioned acoustic filters are designed so that the distinctive directional characteristics of the capsules are preserved even in the bass range. The filters thus ensure a very high level of feedback protection for the KMS 104/104 plus and KMS 105 vocal microphones when they are used with a stage sound system.

Electrical features
Since vocal microphones are typically addressed at close range, for the bass frequency response of the microphones, electronic compensation is used for the proximity effect in the respective capsules.

In addition, the microphone has an invariable, built-in high-pass filter with a cutoff frequency of 120 Hz (-3 dB, measured in a free sound field). The dynamic range of the KMS microphones is 132 dB, and the maximum sound pressure level is 150 dB.

The low self-noise level of only 18 dB A permits the microphones to be used at high gain levels without the risk of additional noise. Even at large distances, the microphones thus operate with a high signal-to-noise ratio, facilitating the freedom of movement and creativity that are important to the artist.

Due to the transformerless output circuit, the microphone signals can be transmitted even through long cables without loss of sound.

Mechanical features
Microphones designed for use on stage require a particularly robust construction. The KMS 104/104 plus and KMS 105 therefore have thick-walled metal housings, which also provide effective protection against handling noise.

The microphone headgrilles are made of hardened steel. If required, they can easily be unscrewed to permit cleaning of the interior acoustic filters.

Delivery Range
The KMS 104/104 plus and KMS 105 microphones, with a matching stand clamp, are supplied in an attractive padded nylon bag that is sufficiently durable for touring.

 

Retail Package Measurements & Shipping Weights

Type Quantity Length (in) Width (in) Height (in) Weight (lb)
EACH 1 8 3.25 3.25 1.16
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MOJAVE AUDIO MA-301FET MICROPHONE

MOJAVE AUDIO MA-301FET MICROPHONE

by MOJAVE AUDIO
$895.00

MOJAVE AUDIO multi-pattern large diaphragm, solid-state condenser microphone MA-301fet

The MA-301fet is a multi-pattern large diaphragm, solid-state condenser microphone. Based upon the popular MA-201fet designed by David Royer, the MA-301fet adds a 3-posistion pickup pattern selector, a15dB pad and a switchable bass roll-off.

Utilizing a 3-micron gold-sputtered capsule, high-quality Jensen audio transformer, military-grade FET and custom designed low-noise resistors, the MA-301fet performs at a level reminiscent of some of the best loved classic condenser microphones. Each MA-301fet microphone is carefully tested and evaluated, then packaged in its protective case with a professional grade shockmount.

 

Features

  • Multi-pattern: Cardioid, Omnidiectional, Figure-eight (Bi-directional)
  • Switchable 15dB pad
  • Switchable Bass Roll-off
  • Hand-selected 3-micron 1″ capsule
  • Jensen audio transformer
  • Military-grade FET
  • Custom designed low-noise resistors
  • Ultra clean signal path

HAVE A PAIR OF MA-301 FET'S MATCHED FOR AN ADDITIONAL $50

Recommended Applications

  • Vocals
  • Voice Over and Broadcast
  • High SPL sources, such as Kick Drums and Bass Guitar Amps
  • Electric Guitar
  • Piano
  • Drum Overheads, Drum Rooms

Shipping

  • Most items are shipped out within 2 business day after cleared payment
  • Ground shipping is free (orders over $40)
  • Free shipping only to the lower 48 states

D.O'B. Sound and Studios - along with D.O'B. Sound Pro offers: Recording Studios, Rehearsal Studios, Music Production, Guitar Repair, Equipment Rental, Live Sound and Lighting Production, Musical Instruments, Musical Accessories, Pro Audio and Accessories, Concert Promotion Support, Tech Support. We cater to Musicians, Artists, Audio and Lighting Engineers, DJ's, Producers, A/V (Audio Visual) Tech's, Beginners, Hobbyists to Seasoned Professionals all over the United States.    

MOJAVE AUDIO MA-201FET MICROPHONE

MOJAVE AUDIO MA-201FET MICROPHONE

by D.O'B. SOUND PRO
$695.00

MOJAVE AUDIO large diaphragm, phantom-powered, solid-state condenser microphone with a fixed cardioid pattern MA-201fet

The MA-201fet is a large diaphragm, phantom-powered, solid-state condenser microphone with a fixed cardioid pattern. With its roots in a lineage of microphone designs by David Royer, the MA-201fet gives warm, full-bodied reproductions of vocals and instruments, with none of the shrillness and high frequency distortion artifacts that are often encountered with modern condenser microphones.

Utilizing a 3-micron gold-sputtered capsule, high-quality Jensen audio transformer, military-grade FET and custom designed low-noise resistors, the MA-20fet performs at a level reminiscent of some of the best loved classic condenser microphones. Each MA-201fet microphone is carefully tested and evaluated, then packaged in its protective case with a professional grade shockmount.

Features

  • Hand-selected 3-micron 1″ capsule
  • Jensen audio transformer
  • Military-grade FET
  • Custom designed low-noise resistors
  • Ultra clean signal path

Recommended Applications

  • Vocals
  • Voice Over and Broadcast
  • High SPL sources, such as Kick Drums and Bass Guitar Amps
  • Electric Guitar
  • Piano
  • Drum Overheads, Drum Rooms
  • Acoustic Instruments

 


Technical Specifications

  • TRANSDUCER TYPE: Externally polarized pressure gradient capacitor
  • DIAPHRAGM: 1-inch diameter, gold sputtered
  • DIAPHRAGM THICKNESS: 3-micron
  • POLAR PATTERN: Cardioid
  • FREQUENCY RESPONSE: 20 Hz-20kHz, +/- 3dB
  • SENSITIVITY: -39 dB re. 1V/pa
  • MAXIMUM SPL: 125 dB
  • DISTORTION: <1% @120dB SPL, <3% @134dB SPL
  • SELF NOISE: 14dB nominal, not to exceed 16dB (A weighted)
  • IMPEDANCE: 550 ohms, transformer balanced (Jensen)
  • POWERING: 48VDC phantom power; current .68mA.
  • DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Carrying case with microphone, shock mount: 10″ x 9″ x 4.5″, 4 lbs.
    Microphone: 7 5/8″ x 2″, 1 lb.

HAVE A PAIR OF MA-201 FET'S MATCHED FOR AN ADDITIONAL $50

Shipping

  • Most items are shipped out within 2 business day after cleared payment
  • Ground shipping is free (orders over $40)
  • Free shipping only to the lower 48 states

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MOJAVE AUDIO MA-100SP (MATCHED PAIR)

MOJAVE AUDIO MA-100SP (MATCHED PAIR)

by MOJAVE AUDIO
$1,595.00

Matched pair of MOJAVE AUDIO MA-100s   with interchangeable cardioid and omni capsules  briefcase style carying case  dual power supply, mounting clips  16' cables, power cable MA-100SP

The MA-100 is a small diaphragm, vacuum tube condenser microphone with interchangeable cardioid and omnidirectional capsules. The latest in a lineage of successful microphone designs by David Royer, the MA-100’s ‘cathode follower’ design allows use on high SPL instruments such as drums and guitar amplifiers, as well as the more common applications of a small diaphragm, vacuum tube condenser microphone, such as acoustic instruments, cymbals, stereo pairs and pianos.

Featuring hand selected 3 micron capsules, high quality Jensen audio transformers and military-grade JAN 5840 vacuum tubes, the MA-100 performs at a level reminiscent of some of the best loved classic small diaphragm tube condenser microphones. The MA-100 power supply can be set for either 115v or 230v via an external switch. Each MA-100 microphone, power supply and cable set is burned in for 24 hours, carefully tested and evaluated, then packaged in its protective case.

Small Diaphragm – Big Sound!

Why choose a small diaphragm microphone? Because small diaphragm microphones offer some distinct advantages over their larger brethren:

  • More consistent polar pattern
  • Better transient response
  • Ease of placement

Why choose an MA-100?

  • Extended low-frequency response
  • High SPL handling capability – try putting your large-diaphragm mic on a snare drum!

Features

  • Interchangeable cardioid and omnidirectional capsules
  • Hand-selected 3-micron capsules
  • Jensen audio transformer
  • Military grade JAN 5840 vacuum tube
  • External switchable power supply voltage
  • Ultra clean signal path
  • High SPL handling capability

Recommended applications

  • Acoustic Instruments
  • Drums
  • Guitar Amplifiers
  • Piano
  • Stereo Pairs (X/Y, MS, etc.)
  • Decca Tree
  • Orchestral Recording
  • Choral Recording
  • Voice-overs and Broadcast
  • Percussion

Technical Specifications

  • TRANSDUCER TYPE: Externally excited capacitor type
  • DIAPHRAGM: .8″ / 20.5 mm diameter
  • DIAPHRAGM THICKNESS: 3 microns
  • POLAR RESPONSE: Interchangeable Cardioid and Omnidirectional Capsules
  • FREQUENCY RESPONSE: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, +/-3dB
  • SENSITIVITY: -37dB re 1V/pa
  • MAXIMUM SPL: 130dB
  • DISTORTION: head amp only , not to exceed .4% @ 140 dB SPL
  • SELF NOISE: Not to exceed 16dB
  • IMPEDANCE: 450 ohms, transformer balanced
  • VACUUM TUBE: 5840 pentode wired as triode, operated as a unity-gain buffer stage (cathode follower)
  • POWER REQUIREMENTS: 100-120VAC; 220-240VAC, 50 or 60 Hz. Power consumption approx. 10 watts.
  • DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT: Carrying case with microphone, power supply, shock mount and cables: 7 lbs.
    Carrying Case: 14″x11″x4″
    Microphone: 5.5″x.75″, weight .4lbs

 

 

Shipping

  • Most items are shipped out within 2 business day after cleared payment
  • Ground shipping is free (orders over $40)
  • Free shipping only to the lower 48 states

D.O'B. Sound and Studios - along with D.O'B. Sound Pro offers: Recording Studios, Rehearsal Studios, Music Production, Guitar Repair, Equipment Rental, Live Sound and Lighting Production, Musical Instruments, Musical Accessories, Pro Audio and Accessories, Concert Promotion Support, Tech Support. We cater to Musicians, Artists, Audio and Lighting Engineers, DJ's, Producers, A/V (Audio Visual) Tech's, Beginners, Hobbyists to Seasoned Professionals all over the United States.    

MOJAVE AUDIO small diaphragm, vacuum tube condenser microphone with interchangeable cardioid and omnidirectional capsules MA-100

MOJAVE AUDIO MA-100 MICROPHONE

by MOJAVE AUDIO
$795.00

MOJAVE AUDIO small diaphragm, vacuum tube condenser microphone with interchangeable cardioid and omnidirectional capsules MA-100

The MA-100 is a small diaphragm, vacuum tube condenser microphone with interchangeable cardioid and omnidirectional capsules. The latest in a lineage of successful microphone designs by David Royer, the MA-100’s ‘cathode follower’ design allows use on high SPL instruments such as drums and guitar amplifiers, as well as the more common applications of a small diaphragm, vacuum tube condenser microphone, such as acoustic instruments, cymbals, stereo pairs and pianos.

Featuring hand selected 3 micron capsules, high quality Jensen audio transformers and military-grade JAN 5840 vacuum tubes, the MA-100 performs at a level reminiscent of some of the best loved classic small diaphragm tube condenser microphones. The MA-100 power supply can be set for either 115v or 230v via an external switch. Each MA-100 microphone, power supply and cable set is burned in for 24 hours, carefully tested and evaluated, then packaged in its protective case.

Small Diaphragm – Big Sound!

Why choose a small diaphragm microphone? Because small diaphragm microphones offer some distinct advantages over their larger brethren:

  • More consistent polar pattern
  • Better transient response
  • Ease of placement

Why choose an MA-100?

  • Extended low-frequency response
  • High SPL handling capability – try putting your large-diaphragm mic on a snare drum!

Features

  • Interchangeable cardioid and omnidirectional capsules
  • Hand-selected 3-micron capsules
  • Jensen audio transformer
  • Military grade JAN 5840 vacuum tube
  • External switchable power supply voltage
  • Ultra clean signal path
  • High SPL handling capability

Recommended applications

  • Acoustic Instruments
  • Drums
  • Guitar Amplifiers
  • Piano
  • Stereo Pairs (X/Y, MS, etc.)
  • Decca Tree
  • Orchestral Recording
  • Choral Recording
  • Voice-overs and Broadcast
  • Percussion

Technical Specifications

  • TRANSDUCER TYPE: Externally excited capacitor type
  • DIAPHRAGM: .8″ / 20.5 mm diameter
  • DIAPHRAGM THICKNESS: 3 microns
  • POLAR RESPONSE: Interchangeable Cardioid and Omnidirectional Capsules
  • FREQUENCY RESPONSE: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, +/-3dB
  • SENSITIVITY: -37dB re 1V/pa
  • MAXIMUM SPL: 130dB
  • DISTORTION: head amp only , not to exceed .4% @ 140 dB SPL
  • SELF NOISE: Not to exceed 16dB
  • IMPEDANCE: 450 ohms, transformer balanced
  • VACUUM TUBE: 5840 pentode wired as triode, operated as a unity-gain buffer stage (cathode follower)
  • POWER REQUIREMENTS: 100-120VAC; 220-240VAC, 50 or 60 Hz. Power consumption approx. 10 watts.
  • DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT: Carrying case with microphone, power supply, shock mount and cables: 7 lbs.
    Carrying Case: 14″x11″x4″
    Microphone: 5.5″x.75″, weight .4lbs

 

HAVE A PAIR OF MA-100'S MATCHED FOR AN ADDITIONAL $50

 

 

 

 

Shipping

  • Most items are shipped out within 2 business day after cleared payment
  • Ground shipping is free (orders over $40)
  • Free shipping only to the lower 48 states

D.O'B. Sound and Studios - along with D.O'B. Sound Pro offers: Recording Studios, Rehearsal Studios, Music Production, Guitar Repair, Equipment Rental, Live Sound and Lighting Production, Musical Instruments, Musical Accessories, Pro Audio and Accessories, Concert Promotion Support, Tech Support. We cater to Musicians, Artists, Audio and Lighting Engineers, DJ's, Producers, A/V (Audio Visual) Tech's, Beginners, Hobbyists to Seasoned Professionals all over the United States.    

MOJAVE AUDIO MA-300 MICROPHONE

MOJAVE AUDIO MA-300 MICROPHONE

by MOJAVE AUDIO
$1,295.00

MOJAVE AUDIO multi-pattern large diaphragm, vacuum tube condenser microphone MA-300

The MA-300 is a multi-pattern large diaphragm, vacuum tube condenser microphone. Based upon the widely accepted MA-200 designed by David Royer, the MA-300 adds a continuously variable pickup pattern selector, 15dB pad and a switchable bass roll-off. The MA-300 gives warm, full-bodied reproductions of vocals and instruments, with none of the shrillness and high frequency distortion artifacts that are often encountered with modern condenser microphones.

Utilizing hand-selected, double diaphragm 3-micron capsules, high-quality Jensen audio transformers and military-grade JAN 5840 vacuum tubes, the MA-300 performs at a level reminiscent of some of the best loved classic condenser microphones. The MA-300 power supply can be set for 115V and 230V, 50 or 60 Hz, through an internal switch (100V is also available). Each MA-300 microphone, power supply and cable set is burned in for 24 hours, carefully tested and evaluated, then packaged in its protective case-within-a-case.

Features

  • Remotely controlled, continuously variable polar pattern selector
  • Switchable 15dB pad
  • Switchable Bass Roll-off
  • Hand-selected 3-micron double diaphragm capsule
  • Jensen audio transformer
  • Military grade JAN 5840 vacuum tube
  • Internal switchable power supply voltage
  • Ultra clean signal path

Recommended Applications 

Use anywhere you would use a large diaphragm tube microphone.

  • Vocals
  • Voice Over and Broadcast
  • Acoustic Instruments
  • Piano
  • Drum Overheads, Drum Rooms
  • Orchestral Recording
  • Choral Recording

Technical Specifications

  • TRANSDUCER TYPE: Externally polarized, pressure gradient capacitor – double diaphragm.
  • DIAPHRAGM: 1-inch diameter, gold sputtered
  • DIAPHRAGM THICKNESS : 3-microns
  • POLAR RESPONSE: Continuously variable from omnidirectional to figure-eight.
  • FREQUENCY RESPONSE: 20 Hz to 20 KHZ, +/-3 dB at “flat” setting of bass cut switch. Bass cut switch provides 6 dB per octave attenuation below 100 Hertz in “cut” setting
  • SENSITIVITY: -37dB re 1V/pa
  • MAXIMUM SPL: 120 dB with pad off, 135 dB with pad on.
  • DISTORTION:< 1% @ 117 dB SPL , < 3% @ 125 dB SPL with pad off, < 1% @ 132 dB SPL, < 3% @ 140 dB SPL with pad on
  • SELF NOISE: 14db nominal, not to exceed 16db (A Weighted)
  • PAD: 15 dB
  • BASS CUT: 6 dB per octave below 100 hertz.
  • DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Carrying case with microphone, power supply, shock mount
    and cables: 13 lbs.
    Microphone: 7 5/8″ X 2″, 1 lb.

HAVE A PAIR OF MA-300'S MATCHED FOR AN ADDITIONAL $50

Shipping

  • Most items are shipped out within 2 business day after cleared payment
  • Ground shipping is free (orders over $40)
  • Free shipping only to the lower 48 states

D.O'B. Sound and Studios - along with D.O'B. Sound Pro offers: Recording Studios, Rehearsal Studios, Music Production, Guitar Repair, Equipment Rental, Live Sound and Lighting Production, Musical Instruments, Musical Accessories, Pro Audio and Accessories, Concert Promotion Support, Tech Support. We cater to Musicians, Artists, Audio and Lighting Engineers, DJ's, Producers, A/V (Audio Visual) Tech's, Beginners, Hobbyists to Seasoned Professionals all over the United States.    

MOJAVE AUDIO MA-200 MICROPHONE

MOJAVE AUDIO MA-200 MICROPHONE

by MOJAVE AUDIO
$1,095.00

MOJAVE AUDIO large diaphragm, vacuum tube condenser microphone with a fixed cardioid pattern MA-200

The MA-200 is a large diaphragm, vacuum tube condenser microphone with a fixed cardioid pattern. Born to a lineage of fine microphone designs by David Royer, the MA-200 gives warm, full-bodied reproductions of vocals and instruments, with none of the shrillness and high frequency distortion artifacts that are often encountered with modern condenser microphones.

Utilizing hand-selected 3-micron capsules, high-quality Jensen audio transformers and military-grade JAN 5840 vacuum tubes, the MA-200 performs at a level reminiscent of some of the best loved classic condenser microphones. The MA-200 power supply can be set for 115V and 230V, 50 or 60 Hz, through an internal switch (100V is also available). Each MA-200 microphone, power supply and cable set is burned in for 24 hours, carefully tested and evaluated, then packaged in its protective case-within-a-case.

Features

  • Hand-selected 3-micron capsule
  • Jensen audio transformer
  • Military grade JAN 5840 vacuum tube
  • Internal switchable power supply voltage
  • Ultra clean signal path

Recommended applications 

Use anywhere you would use an expensive, large diaphragm tube microphone.

  • Vocals
  • Voice Over and Broadcast
  • Acoustic Instruments
  • Piano
  • Drum Overheads, Drum Rooms
  • Orchestral Recording
  • Choral Recording

 


Technical Specifications

  • TRANSDUCER TYPE: Externally excited capacitor type
  • DIAPHRAGM: 1-inch diameter, gold sputtered
  • DIAPHRAGM THICKNESS : 3-microns
  • POLAR RESPONSE: Cardioid
  • FREQUENCY RESPONSE: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, +/-3dB
  • SENSITIVITY: -37dB re 1V/pa
  • MAXIMUM SPL: 120dB
  • DISTORTION: head amp only, <1% @117dB SPL, <3% @ 125dB SPL
  • SELF NOISE: 14db nominal, not to exceed 16db (A Weighted)
  • IMPEDANCE: 200 ohms, balanced using an output transformer
  • VACUUM TUBE: 5840 – pentode tube wired for triode operation
  • POWER REQUIREMENTS: 100-120VAC; 220-240VAC, 50 or 60 Hz. Power consumption approx. 10 watts.
  • DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Carrying case with microphone, power supply, shock mount
    and cables: 13 lbs.
    Microphone: 7 5/8″ X 2″, 1 lb.

HAVE A PAIR OF MA-200'S MATCHED FOR AN ADDITIONAL $50

 

Shipping

  • Most items are shipped out within 2 business day after cleared payment
  • Ground shipping is free (orders over $40)
  • Free shipping only to the lower 48 states

D.O'B. Sound and Studios - along with D.O'B. Sound Pro offers: Recording Studios, Rehearsal Studios, Music Production, Guitar Repair, Equipment Rental, Live Sound and Lighting Production, Musical Instruments, Musical Accessories, Pro Audio and Accessories, Concert Promotion Support, Tech Support. We cater to Musicians, Artists, Audio and Lighting Engineers, DJ's, Producers, A/V (Audio Visual) Tech's, Beginners, Hobbyists to Seasoned Professionals all over the United States.    

MOJAVE AUDIO TRANSFORMERLESS LARGE DIAPHRAGM CONDENSER MICROPHONE MA-50

MOJAVE AUDIO MA-50 MICROPHONE

by MOJAVE AUDIO
$495.00

MOJAVE AUDIO TRANSFORMERLESS LARGE DIAPHRAGM CONDENSER MICROPHONE MA-50

The challenge? Create a transformerless microphone circuit without
the inherent problems found in transformerless microphones. Technical
Grammy® award winning microphone designer David Royer has
created a thoroughly modern microphone that rises to that challenge:
the new MA-50. Designed to produce the clarity and realism that
Mojave microphones are known for – at an entry level price – the MA-50
out performs well-known transformerless mics costing many times
more.

The MA-50 is the perfect microphone for pros and semi-pros alike.
Utilizing the same capsule as the MA-200 and MA-201fet, it handles
the fastest transients with ease – even up to 140 dB.

Features:

  • Large-diaphragm cardioid 3-micron capsule
  • Fixed-cardioid polar pattern
  • Transformerless circuitry
  • Very low noise
  • Includes professional shock mount
  • Simple – yet elegant design – perfect for home recording
  • High SPL handling
  • Fast transient response

Recommended applications: 

  • Vocals
  • Voice-over
  • Acoustic Instruments
  • Drum Overheads
  • Percussion Instruments
  • Foley/ADR

TECHNICAL DATA

TRANSDUCER TYPE: Externally polarized pressure gradient capacitor

DIAPHRAGM: 1-inch diameter, gold sputtered

DIAPHRAGM THICKNESS: 3-microns

POLAR PATTERN: Cardioid

FREQUENCY RESPONSE: 20 Hz- 20 kHz, + 3 dB

SENSITIVITY: -40 dB re. 1V/pa

MAXIMUM SPL: 125 dB

DISTORTION: <0.5% @140 dB SPL

SELF NOISE: Better than 16 dB (A weighted)

IMPEDANCE: <100 ohms

RECOMMENDED LOAD: 1500 ohms or higher

POWERING: 48VDC phantom power; current 2 mA.

DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
Carrying case with microphone, shock mount: 10” x 9” x 4.5”, 4 lbs.
Microphone: 7 5/8” X 2” (194mm x 51mm), 1 lb. (0.45Kg)

 HAVE A PAIR OF MA-50'S MATCHED FOR AN ADDITIONAL $50

 

Shipping

  • Most items are shipped out within 2 business day after cleared payment
  • Ground shipping is free (orders over $40)
  • Free shipping only to the lower 48 states

D.O'B. Sound and Studios - along with D.O'B. Sound Pro offers: Recording Studios, Rehearsal Studios, Music Production, Guitar Repair, Equipment Rental, Live Sound and Lighting Production, Musical Instruments, Musical Accessories, Pro Audio and Accessories, Concert Promotion Support, Tech Support. We cater to Musicians, Artists, Audio and Lighting Engineers, DJ's, Producers, A/V (Audio Visual) Tech's, Beginners, Hobbyists to Seasoned Professionals all over the United States.    

MOJAVE AUDIO TUBE CONDENSER MICROPHONE MA-1000

Drawing inspiration from some of yesterday’s most revered microphones, Technical Grammy® award winning microphone designer David Royer has created a thoroughly modern tube microphone that features an original new old-stock 5840 tube, 251-style capsule, and custom designed transformer built by Coast Magnetics. The result? A sweet, airy top end, ‘you-are-there’ realism in the mids and an accurate yet authoritative bottom end.

The Signature Series has been exhaustively field tested against microphones often costing $20K or more – universally evoking the same ‘Wow’ response usually reserved for only the most prized vintage mics. Push up the fader and say ‘Ahhh!’ With performance, reliability, and quality like this, we are sure you’ll agree that Mojave’s new Signature Series microphone is a New American Classic.

Features:

  • Original new old-stock 5840 tube
  • 251-style capsule
  • Custom designed transformer by Coast Magnetics
  • Remotely controlled, continuously variable polar
    pattern selector, located on power supply
  • Switchable 15dB pad
  • Switchable Bass Roll-off
  • Internal switchable power supply voltage
  • American Classic Design
  • Comes with Sling-Shock® licenced from Royer Labs
  • Premium Cable made with Mogami Cable
    and Neutrik connectors

Recommended Applications:

  • Vocals and Voice-overs
  • Broadcast
  • Acoustic Instruments
  • Piano
  • Drum Overheads, Drum Rooms
  • Orchestral Recording
  • Choral Recording

TECHNICAL DATA

  • TRANSDUCER TYPE: Externally polarized, pressure gradient capacitor – double diaphragm.
  • DIAPHRAGM: 1-inch diameter, gold sputtered
  • DIAPHRAGM THICKNESS: 3-microns
  • POLAR PATTERN: Continuously variable from omnidirectional to figure-eight.
  • FREQUENCY RESPONSE: Bass cut switch provides 6 dB per octave attenuation below
    100 Hertz in “cut” setting
  • SENSITIVITY: Omni -37.5 dB, Cardioid -36.0 dB, Figure-8 -34.0 dB re. 1V/pa
  • MAXIMUM SPL: 120 dB with pad off, 135 dB with pad on.
  • DISTORTION: < 1% @ 117 dB SPL , < 3% @ 125 dB SPL with pad off
    < 1% @ 132 dB SPL, < 3% @ 140 dB SPL with pad on
  • SELF NOISE: 14dB nominal, not to exceed 16dB (A weighted)
  • PAD: 15 dB
  • BASS CUT: 6 dB per octave below 100 hertz.
  • IMPEDANCE: 200 Ω
  • POWER REQUIREMENT: 6 VDC @ 150 mA. 125 VDC @ .7 mA
    (from dedicated power supply)
  • DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Carrying case with microphone, power supply, shock mount and cables: 13 lbs. (5.9Kg)
    Microphone: 7 5/8” X 2” (194mm x 51mm), 1 lb. (0.45Kg)

POLAR PATTERN

Alan Meyerson took us behind the scenes of the Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales scoring session at the Sony sound stage to let us know how he is using the Mojave Audio MA-1000 microphones.

 

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Neumann TLM 49 SET Cardioid mic (Nickel) with K 49 capsule and vintage tube Character, includes EA 3 Shockmount in carton box

Neumann Tube Mic Sound in a Transformerless Condenser Mic

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The TLM 49 is a large-diaphragm studio microphone with a cardioid directional characteristic and a warm sound which is especially optimized for vocal performance. It is supplied as a set, with an elastic suspension. The TLM 49 design is inspired by that of the legendary M 49 and M 50 microphones of the 1950s. Naturally the TLM 49 has the typical Neumann fine matte nickel finish. The "sound design" is also oriented toward that of the M 49 and the U 47. By combining its retro look with proven Neumann transformerless circuit technology, this microphone ensures low self-noise and the use of high gain levels.

Neumann TLM 49 Large-diaphragm Condenser Microphone at a Glance:

  • Ideal mic for vocal applications
  • Linear frequency response with slight boost above 2kHz
  • Transformerless design for low noise
  • Acoustically neutral headgrille and elastic inner mountings
  • Includes EA 3 shock mount

Ideal mic for vocal applications

During the development phase, the TLM 49's sound was adjusted in extensive practical tests, so as to make it ideal particularly for vocal and speech recording. However, in addition, it is also suitable for instrumental applications in professional production studios and demanding home recordings.

Linear frequency response with slight boost above 2kHz

The TLM 49 uses the famous K 47 capsule, which was also used in the M 49 and the U 47. The capsule has a linear frequency response up to the upper midrange. Above 2kHz there is a gentle presence boost up to 3dB. The large-diaphragm capsule of the TLM 49 provides a cardioid directional characteristic with a tendency toward supercardioid, due to the special capsule construction. Following the example of the M 49, high frequencies are more directional. The capsule diameter is 34 mm.

Transformerless design for low noise

The letters TLM stand for "transformerless microphone". With TLM technology the usual output transformer is replaced by an electronic circuit. As with traditional transformers, it ensures good common mode rejection, and prevents RF interference that may influence the balanced audio signal. Noise signals which affect the balanced modulation line are therefore effectively suppressed. The TLM 49 can operate at sound pressure levels of up to 114dB without distortion, and provides a dynamic range of 102dB (A-weighted).

Acoustically neutral headgrille and elastic inner mountings

The TLM 49 capsule is enclosed by a large microphone headgrille, which is acoustically very open and is hence neutral with regard to the sound. The entire interior structure is mounted elastically, to prevent the transmission of structure-borne noise. In addition, the TLM 49 capsule is mounted with a rubber shock mount.

Includes EA 3 shock mount

Due to the wide frequency response, the TLM 49 can also transmit extremely low-frequency signals without coloration. Of course this means that the microphone is also sensitive to noise signals such as vibration noise and wind noise in this frequency range. The TLM 49 is therefore supplied with the elastic suspension EA 3, which effectively protects the microphone from structure-borne noise. If the microphone is addressed at extremely close range, pop screen PS 15 or PS 20 a can be used in front of the microphone to provide protection against plosive sounds.

Neumann TLM 49 Large-diaphragm Condenser Microphone Features:

  • Transformerless large-diaphragm cardioid condenser mic
  • 34mm capsule diameter
  • Polar pattern has a tendency toward supercardioid for excellent rejection
  • K 47 capsule is a proven performer
  • Gentle presence boost above 2kHz captures "air"
  • Excellent common mode rejection
  • Can operate at SPL up to 114dB
  • Dynamic range 102dB (A-weighted)
  • Interior structure mounted elastically
  • Rubber shock mount for capsule
  • Includes EA 3 shock mount
  • Requires +48V phantom power

The TLM 49 is another Neumann classic!

 

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NEUMANN U 87AI-MT Multi-pattern mic with K 67 capsule, omni, Cardioid and figure 8 patterns, pad and filter in Woodbox (Matte Black)

The Industry-standard Large-diaphragm Condenser

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The Neumann U 87 Ai is the modern incarnation of a classic microphone. Introduced in 1967, the U 87 gained instant favor with engineers, producers, and their clients; by the mid '70s it was a staple in every world-class recording studio. And it still is. Walk into a session, and you'll see 87s everywhere. On pianos, vocals, toms, overheads, guitar cabs, brass, strings, congas — you name it. The mic's popularity is easy to understand: it ushered in a new era of audio fidelity and reliability, and with three selectable polar patterns (cardioid, omnidirectional, and figure-8), plus a switchable highpass filter and 10dB pre-attenuation pad, the mic is incredibly versatile, and an ideal choice for a broad range of recording techniques. The Neumann U 87 Ai is the industry-standard large-diaphragm condenser mic. 

A great choice for most any source

When you're striving for fidelity, clarity, and authoritative presence, the U 87 Ai — with its ruler-flat midrange and gentle presence boost — is your go-to mic. We all need vocals to shine in the mix, and the 87 was born for this. It's not right for every vocalist, but you will find it the vocal microphone of choice on innumerable iconic recordings. Piano? Grand or upright, when you need an acoustic piano to sit pretty in a thick track, a couple of 87s will get the job done.

Switchable polar patterns

Offering a choice of three switchable polar patterns (omnidirectional, cardioid, and figure-8), the U 87 Ai gives you impressive flexibility when it comes to exploring different recording techniques. With two 87s, you can implement stereo techniques such as spaced pair (A/B), X-Y (including Blumlein), ORTF array, and mid-side (M-S). For full orchestra, add a third 87 for the minimalist — and highly effective — Mercury Living Presence technique: three spaced omni 87s across the orchestral soundstage, centered above the conductor's podium.

Updated with modern circuitry

Neumann produced the original U 87 from 1967 to 1986, when it was replaced by the current version, the U 87 Ai. The U 87 Ai features upgraded electronic components; however, the capsule design remains unchanged. The modern circuitry increases the mic's operational headroom by reducing the resistance through which the capsule bias voltage is supplied. This gives you 10dB higher sensitivity for identical sound pressure levels and improves the signal-to-noise ratio by 3dB.

Filter and attenuation

If you're using the U 87 Ai to capture a loud source, the microphone's switchable 10dB pre-attenuation pad comes in handy. With the pad activated, the mic accepts sound pressure levels up to 127dB — perfect for miking tom toms or a dimed guitar amp stack.

An additional switch engages the mic's low-frequency cutoff, which reduces undesirable mud and rumble at the input of the microphone amplifier. This setting also compensates for proximity effect, the bass boost that all pressure gradient transducers exhibit when placed very close to a source.

Neumann mics are not assembly-line products

In 1928, Georg Neumann founded the company that bears his name and introduced the first mass-produced condenser microphone, the CMV 3, a.k.a. the Neumann Bottle. Ever since, the Neumann badge has stood for unwavering quality. Neumann's instantly recognizable diamond is more than a corporate logo — it is a quality seal. Every microphone that bears it is testimony to this proud tradition. This level of excellence requires rigorous quality control to maintain Neumann's status as a leading manufacturer of studio microphones. Neumanns are not assembly-line products; they're handcrafted in Germany by highly skilled technicians.

Precision crafted for world-class performance

The distance between membrane and electrode of a mic capsule is 35 microns — less than the width of a human hair. The layer of gold applied to a U 87 Ai capsule diaphragm is just 0.03 microns thick, equivalent to 208 atoms of gold. Even minute levels of contamination can adversely affect sonic characteristics, which is why Neumann mics are assembled in a state-of-the-art clean room with monitored dust levels under 100 particles per cubic foot — suitable conditions for the production of semiconductor chips and heart catheters.

At D.O'B. Sound Pro , we know what it takes to become a world-class manufacturer. It's not enough to build one great mic; the real trick is to be able to supply the pro audio industry — year after year — with units that all sound identical. To this end, Neumann sets the tolerances of each microphone to the minimum possible variance as compared with an equivalent Neumann product. This is what some mic manufacturers do with matched pairs — but Neumann does it for all their microphones. So when you use two 87s to capture an accurate stereo image, you can do so with confidence.

Tech Specs

Microphone Type Condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid, Omni, Figure-8
Diaphragm Size 1" (25.4mm)
Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz
Max SPL 117dB (Cardioid) (127dB w/10dB Preattenuation)
Output Impedance 200 ohms
Signal to Noise Ratio 82dB (Cardioid), 79dB (Omni), 80dB (Figure-8)
Self Noise 12dB (Cardioid), 15dB (Omni), 14dB (Figure-8)
Low Cut Filter Yes
Pads -10dB
Color Nickel
Connector XLR
Weight 1.1 lbs.
Included Accessories Shock Mount, Wood Box
Manufacturer Part Number USU87AI/SET Z

 

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Neumann U87 U 87 microphone

Neumann U 87 AI SET Z (Nickel)

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$3,600.00

Neumann U 87 AI SET Z (Set includes U 87 Ai, EA 87, WS 87, IC 3/25, WOODBOXU87) in Nickel

The Industry-standard Large-diaphragm Condenser

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The Neumann U 87 Ai is the modern incarnation of a classic microphone. Introduced in 1967, the U 87 gained instant favor with engineers, producers, and their clients; by the mid '70s it was a staple in every world-class recording studio. And it still is. Walk into a session, and you'll see 87s everywhere. On pianos, vocals, toms, overheads, guitar cabs, brass, strings, congas — you name it. The mic's popularity is easy to understand: it ushered in a new era of audio fidelity and reliability, and with three selectable polar patterns (cardioid, omnidirectional, and figure-8), plus a switchable highpass filter and 10dB pre-attenuation pad, the mic is incredibly versatile, and an ideal choice for a broad range of recording techniques. The Neumann U 87 Ai is the industry-standard large-diaphragm condenser mic. 

A great choice for most any source

When you're striving for fidelity, clarity, and authoritative presence, the U 87 Ai — with its ruler-flat midrange and gentle presence boost — is your go-to mic. We all need vocals to shine in the mix, and the 87 was born for this. It's not right for every vocalist, but you will find it the vocal microphone of choice on innumerable iconic recordings. Piano? Grand or upright, when you need an acoustic piano to sit pretty in a thick track, a couple of 87s will get the job done.

Switchable polar patterns

Offering a choice of three switchable polar patterns (omnidirectional, cardioid, and figure-8), the U 87 Ai gives you impressive flexibility when it comes to exploring different recording techniques. With two 87s, you can implement stereo techniques such as spaced pair (A/B), X-Y (including Blumlein), ORTF array, and mid-side (M-S). For full orchestra, add a third 87 for the minimalist — and highly effective — Mercury Living Presence technique: three spaced omni 87s across the orchestral soundstage, centered above the conductor's podium.

Updated with modern circuitry

Neumann produced the original U 87 from 1967 to 1986, when it was replaced by the current version, the U 87 Ai. The U 87 Ai features upgraded electronic components; however, the capsule design remains unchanged. The modern circuitry increases the mic's operational headroom by reducing the resistance through which the capsule bias voltage is supplied. This gives you 10dB higher sensitivity for identical sound pressure levels and improves the signal-to-noise ratio by 3dB.

Filter and attenuation

If you're using the U 87 Ai to capture a loud source, the microphone's switchable 10dB pre-attenuation pad comes in handy. With the pad activated, the mic accepts sound pressure levels up to 127dB — perfect for miking tom toms or a dimed guitar amp stack.

An additional switch engages the mic's low-frequency cutoff, which reduces undesirable mud and rumble at the input of the microphone amplifier. This setting also compensates for proximity effect, the bass boost that all pressure gradient transducers exhibit when placed very close to a source.

Neumann mics are not assembly-line products

In 1928, Georg Neumann founded the company that bears his name and introduced the first mass-produced condenser microphone, the CMV 3, a.k.a. the Neumann Bottle. Ever since, the Neumann badge has stood for unwavering quality. Neumann's instantly recognizable diamond is more than a corporate logo — it is a quality seal. Every microphone that bears it is testimony to this proud tradition. This level of excellence requires rigorous quality control to maintain Neumann's status as a leading manufacturer of studio microphones. Neumanns are not assembly-line products; they're handcrafted in Germany by highly skilled technicians.

Precision crafted for world-class performance

The distance between membrane and electrode of a mic capsule is 35 microns — less than the width of a human hair. The layer of gold applied to a U 87 Ai capsule diaphragm is just 0.03 microns thick, equivalent to 208 atoms of gold. Even minute levels of contamination can adversely affect sonic characteristics, which is why Neumann mics are assembled in a state-of-the-art clean room with monitored dust levels under 100 particles per cubic foot — suitable conditions for the production of semiconductor chips and heart catheters.

At D.O'B. Sound Pro , we know what it takes to become a world-class manufacturer. It's not enough to build one great mic; the real trick is to be able to supply the pro audio industry — year after year — with units that all sound identical. To this end, Neumann sets the tolerances of each microphone to the minimum possible variance as compared with an equivalent Neumann product. This is what some mic manufacturers do with matched pairs — but Neumann does it for all their microphones. So when you use two 87s to capture an accurate stereo image, you can do so with confidence.

Essential accessories included

The U 87 Ai Studio Set comes with genuine Neumann accessories. Your U 87 Ai is a high-end microphone that will capture every nuance of a performance. It will also pick up unwanted environmental sound such as rumble, that can mar an otherwise perfect take. Since the U 87's introduction, Neumann's spider-style elastic shockmount has been used in top studios worldwide to isolate the mic against mechanical stand-borne vibrations. The Studio Set also includes Neumann's highly effective pop filter, quality mic cable, and protective wooden jeweler's box for your U 87 Ai.

Neumann U 87 Ai Studio Set Features:

  • Large-diaphragm FET condenser microphone
  • Pressure-gradient transducer with double-membrane capsule
  • The studio microphone classic
  • Three directional characteristics: omni, cardioid, figure-8
  • Switchable low-frequency roll-off
  • Switchable 10dB pre-attenuation
  • Ideal as main and support microphone in practically all recording situations
  • Requires +48-volt phantom power
  • Includes shockmount, pop filter, mic cable, and wooden storage box

Tech Specs

Microphone Type Condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid, Omni, Figure-8
Diaphragm Size 1" (25.4mm)
Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz
Max SPL 117dB (Cardioid) (127dB w/10dB Preattenuation)
Output Impedance 200 ohms
Signal to Noise Ratio 82dB (Cardioid), 79dB (Omni), 80dB (Figure-8)
Self Noise 12dB (Cardioid), 15dB (Omni), 14dB (Figure-8)
Low Cut Filter Yes
Pads -10dB
Color Nickel
Connector XLR
Weight 1.1 lbs.
Included Accessories Shock Mount, Wood Box
Manufacturer Part Number USU87AI/SET Z

 

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Neumann KMS 104 BK Cardioid handheld with K 104 capsule, KMS Pouch and SG 105 (Black)

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Neumann is world renowned for their legacy of fantastic studio microphones, but with the elegant KMS-104 they are making their uncompromising standards available in an affordable high quality hand held microphone. The KMS 104 features all the same capabilities that have made the KMS 105 so successful for Neumann, however, offers the choice of a cardioid polar pattern.

The exquisite design includes an elastic shock mounted cardioid capsule with a foam-lined grille, providing a robust method of getting rid of those frustrating plosives. Not only is it a luxurious looking mic, but it's also very lightweight making it a pleasure to use in a live performance.

When compared to other handheld vocal microphones, the KMS 104 offers a superior resolution of the voice, with extended frequency response and accurate transient detail. Sibilance problems common to other handheld condenser mics are eliminated.

The frequency response characteristic is developed in the acoustic realm, allowing for accurate representation of transient details found in music and speech, and thus transmitting a very "open" and detailed capture of the human voice. The frequency response and in-built highpass filters have been optimized for very close miking. They compensate the proximity effect, resulting in an even sound reproduction.

The KMS 104 is provided with a capsule with cardioid characteristics, yielding the best rear sound rejection. The KMS 105 uses a capsule with supercardioid characteristics, yielding the best front-to back
rejection ratio.

Neumann KMS 104 Features:
  • Matte black finish
  • Condenser microphone for crystal clear highs deep lows
  • Neumann sound on stage
  • Excellent transparency for vocals/speech
  • Without off-axis coloration
  • Transformerless output
  • Fixed cardioid polar pattern with excellent feedback rejection
  • Effective pop shielding without any side effects
  • Very high attenuation of handling and structure-borne noise,
  • High-loadability transformerless circuit
  • Extraordinarily true sound transduction free of coloration.
  • Balanced, transformerless output.
  • Set includes stand clamp
  • Requires +48V phantom power

Tech Specs

Microphone Type Condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz
Max SPL 150dB
Output Impedance 50 ohms
Signal to Noise Ratio 76dB (A weighted)
Self Noise 18dB (A weighted)
Color Matte Black
Connector XLR
Weight 0.66 lbs.
Included Accessories Stand Clamp, Microphone Pouch
Manufacturer Part Number 008549

 

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Neumann KMS 105 Supercardioid handheld with K 105 capsule, KMS Pouch and SG 105 (Nickel)

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The KMS 104/104 plus and the KMS 105 microphones have been developed to optimally transmit the human voice with respect to the demanding conditions present on the live stage. 
The KMS series has become the internationally acknowledged standard for first-class stage microphones.

The high acoustic resolution and smooth frequency response of the microphones ensure that the musician has optimal control of the stage performance at all times.

Especially due to their low self-noise and crosstalk behavior which is free of coloration, the KMS microphones are ideal for use with in-ear monitoring systems.

The KMS 104 and the KMS 104 plus have a condenser microphone capsule with a cardioid directional characteristic which provides the best possible suppression of sounds originating from behind the microphone. In contrast, with its supercardioid characteristic the KMS 105 is particularly good at suppressing sounds originating from the entire 180° hemisphere behind the microphone. The KMS 104 plus features, compared to KMS 104, a more extended bass frequency response. In close cooperation with professional musicians, with the aid of extensive practical tests, the KMS 104 plus has been especially optimized for the requirements of female voices in the rock and pop field.

The user can thus select the version that is optimally suited to the specific application.

Acoustic features
The studio condenser capsules used in the microphone versions provide the basis for transmitting all the nuances of the human voice. In comparison with other handheld microphones, which operate mostly with dynamic capsules, the KMS series has a particularly high acoustic transparency, a wide frequency range and a fine resolution of transients.

In KMS microphones, carefully adjusted acoustic filters and transformerless impedance converters that can handle very high sound pressure levels prevent the microphones from being overloaded even by strong plosive sounds.

In spite of excellent pop protection, sibilants and "S" sounds are transmitted with their natural accentuation, as is possible only with condenser microphones. Furthermore, the above-mentioned acoustic filters are designed so that the distinctive directional characteristics of the capsules are preserved even in the bass range. The filters thus ensure a very high level of feedback protection for the KMS 104/104 plus and KMS 105 vocal microphones when they are used with a stage sound system.

Electrical features
Since vocal microphones are typically addressed at close range, for the bass frequency response of the microphones, electronic compensation is used for the proximity effect in the respective capsules.

In addition, the microphone has an invariable, built-in high-pass filter with a cutoff frequency of 120 Hz (-3 dB, measured in a free sound field). The dynamic range of the KMS microphones is 132 dB, and the maximum sound pressure level is 150 dB.

The low self-noise level of only 18 dB A permits the microphones to be used at high gain levels without the risk of additional noise. Even at large distances, the microphones thus operate with a high signal-to-noise ratio, facilitating the freedom of movement and creativity that are important to the artist.

Due to the transformerless output circuit, the microphone signals can be transmitted even through long cables without loss of sound.

Mechanical features
Microphones designed for use on stage require a particularly robust construction. The KMS 104/104 plus and KMS 105 therefore have thick-walled metal housings, which also provide effective protection against handling noise.

The microphone headgrilles are made of hardened steel. If required, they can easily be unscrewed to permit cleaning of the interior acoustic filters.

Delivery Range
The KMS 104/104 plus and KMS 105 microphones, with a matching stand clamp, are supplied in an attractive padded nylon bag that is sufficiently durable for touring.

 

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EACH 1 8 3.25 3.25 1.16
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Neumann KMS 104 Cardioid handheld with K 104 capsule, KMS Pouch and SG 105 (Nickel)

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The KMS 104/104 plus and the KMS 105 microphones have been developed to optimally transmit the human voice with respect to the demanding conditions present on the live stage. 
The KMS series has become the internationally acknowledged standard for first-class stage microphones.

The high acoustic resolution and smooth frequency response of the microphones ensure that the musician has optimal control of the stage performance at all times.

Especially due to their low self-noise and crosstalk behavior which is free of coloration, the KMS microphones are ideal for use with in-ear monitoring systems.

The KMS 104 and the KMS 104 plus have a condenser microphone capsule with a cardioid directional characteristic which provides the best possible suppression of sounds originating from behind the microphone. In contrast, with its supercardioid characteristic the KMS 105 is particularly good at suppressing sounds originating from the entire 180° hemisphere behind the microphone. The KMS 104 plus features, compared to KMS 104, a more extended bass frequency response. In close cooperation with professional musicians, with the aid of extensive practical tests, the KMS 104 plus has been especially optimized for the requirements of female voices in the rock and pop field.

The user can thus select the version that is optimally suited to the specific application.

Acoustic features
The studio condenser capsules used in the microphone versions provide the basis for transmitting all the nuances of the human voice. In comparison with other handheld microphones, which operate mostly with dynamic capsules, the KMS series has a particularly high acoustic transparency, a wide frequency range and a fine resolution of transients.

In KMS microphones, carefully adjusted acoustic filters and transformerless impedance converters that can handle very high sound pressure levels prevent the microphones from being overloaded even by strong plosive sounds.

In spite of excellent pop protection, sibilants and "S" sounds are transmitted with their natural accentuation, as is possible only with condenser microphones. Furthermore, the above-mentioned acoustic filters are designed so that the distinctive directional characteristics of the capsules are preserved even in the bass range. The filters thus ensure a very high level of feedback protection for the KMS 104/104 plus and KMS 105 vocal microphones when they are used with a stage sound system.

Electrical features
Since vocal microphones are typically addressed at close range, for the bass frequency response of the microphones, electronic compensation is used for the proximity effect in the respective capsules.

In addition, the microphone has an invariable, built-in high-pass filter with a cutoff frequency of 120 Hz (-3 dB, measured in a free sound field). The dynamic range of the KMS microphones is 132 dB, and the maximum sound pressure level is 150 dB.

The low self-noise level of only 18 dB A permits the microphones to be used at high gain levels without the risk of additional noise. Even at large distances, the microphones thus operate with a high signal-to-noise ratio, facilitating the freedom of movement and creativity that are important to the artist.

Due to the transformerless output circuit, the microphone signals can be transmitted even through long cables without loss of sound.

Mechanical features
Microphones designed for use on stage require a particularly robust construction. The KMS 104/104 plus and KMS 105 therefore have thick-walled metal housings, which also provide effective protection against handling noise.

The microphone headgrilles are made of hardened steel. If required, they can easily be unscrewed to permit cleaning of the interior acoustic filters.

Delivery Range
The KMS 104/104 plus and KMS 105 microphones, with a matching stand clamp, are supplied in an attractive padded nylon bag that is sufficiently durable for touring.

 

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Type Quantity Length (in) Width (in) Height (in) Weight (lb)
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Neumann U89 I MT Multi-pattern mic with K 89 capsule, five patterns

(Matte Black)

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The U 89* is a studio microphone for universal applications. The headgrille protects a dual-diaphragm capsule. A rotary switch below the headgrille selects from five different polar patterns. Therefore the microphone can be adapted easily to large sound sources, and those that are spread wide apart, or to sound sources to be recorded at a greater distance. 

The amplifier accepts sound pressure levels up to 134 dB without distortion. This figure can be increased to 140 dB. An additional rotary switch activates a filter that changes the low frequency response either below 80 Hz or 160 Hz frequency.
Applications
The U 89 i is similar in appearance to the U 87. It is of smaller size, and lighter weight. It features five instead of three directional characteristics and a higher maximum sound pressure level which make this microphone easier adaptable to different applications.
Polar patterns
In addition to the usual directional polar patterns: omnidirectional, cardioid, and figure-8, we have added a hypercardioid and wide-angle cardioid characteristic. When compared to the standard cardioid pattern, the hypercardioid characteristic suppresses sound from the side more efficiently. The wide-angle polar pattern is especially useful to record large sound sources.
Acoustic features
The microphone is addressed from the front, marked with the Neumann logo. The large diaphragm capsule has a very smooth frequency response for all polar patterns over a wide acceptance angle. The frequency response curves are flat up to 10 kHz within a pickup angle of ± 100°. 

As a result the U 89 i has a very even diffuse-field response for all polar patterns. This is important in a reverberant environment when more reflections arrive at the microphone capsule. The acoustic information is not affected in its tonal quality when recorded by the microphone. 

This characteristic is achieved without resorting to corrective resonance effects. 

The capsule it is elastically mounted to avoid any structure borne noise that could interfere with its operation.
Filter and attenuation
The amplifier handles sound pressure levels up to 134 dB without distortion. With a self noise level of 17 dB (A-weighted) the total dynamic range is 117 dB. Maximum sound pressure level is 140 dB when the - 6 dB rotary switch is in the ON position. 

A low frequency roll-off at 80 Hz or 160 Hz can be activated with another rotary switch below the headgrille. This filter suppresses low frequency interference, yet maintains an even frequency response for close-up sound sources, for example, when proximity effect could adversely affect the program material. 

A steep high-pass filter in the LIN position prevents the output transformer of the microphone from being overloaded due to undesired subsonic frequencies.
Operational safety
All exposed surfaces of the microphone capsule, including the diaphragms, are at ground potential. This technology makes them highly immune to electrical and atmospheric interference and contamination through microscopic dust particles.
 
*The design of the microphone is a registered design of the Georg Neumann GmbH in certain countries.
Capsule of the U 89 i studio microphone
U 89 i studio microphone: Directional characteristics switch
U 89 i studio microphone: 6 dB switch
U 89 i studio microphone: Filter switch
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Neumann TLM 170 stereo microphone set

Neumann TLM 170 R-MT-STEREO Factory-matched stereo set of two TLM 170 R mt with EA 170 in Mic Briefcase (Black)

The TLM 170 R condenser microphone is a large diaphragm microphone with multiple polar patterns. Its sound has a very transparent characteristic, in contrast to some of Neumann's other microphones that have a distinct personality.
As a result, the TLM 170 R is appropriate for many different applications in professional recording studios, broadcasting, film and television, and semiprofessional productions. The polar patterns can be selected either at the microphone itself, or controlled remotely through the special N 248 power supply.

Acoustic features
The large diaphragm capsule inside the grille has a very smooth frequency response for all polar patterns over a wide acceptance angle. The curves are flat and parallel to the 0 frequency curve up to 10 kHz within an angle of ± 100.

The TLM 170 R has a very even diffuse-field response for all polar patterns. This is important in a reverberant environment, as more reflections arrive at the microphone from different directions. The acoustic information is not affected in its tonal quality when recorded by the microphone. This characteristic is achieved without resorting to corrective resonance effects.

Therefore, the microphone maintains an excellent impulse response reproducing all transient phenomena of music and speech without any coloration. The capsule is elastically mounted to avoid any structure borne noise that could interfere with its operation.

Polar patterns
In addition to the usual directional polar patterns: omnidirectional, cardioid, and figure-8, Neumann has added a hyper-cardioid and wide-angle cardioid characteristic. When compared to the standard cardioid pattern, the hyper-cardioid characteristic suppresses sound from the side more efficiently. The wide-angle polar pattern is especially useful to record large sound sources.

Remote control
The N 248 controls the polar pattern remotely by varying the phantom voltage. The range is ± 3 V of the nominal 48 V value. (According to DIN standard a range of ± 4 V is permissible.)

The rotary switch on the microphone must be in the position R (= remote control). In this switch position the TLM 170 R microphone analyses the absolute value of the phantom power and selects the corresponding polar pattern. A standard 3-pin microphone cable is used, similar to the microphone's conventional operation. Cable lengths may be up to 300 m (1000 feet).

Electrical features
The letters TLM stand for "transformerless microphone". With TLM technology the usual output transformer is replaced by an electronic circuit. As with traditional transformers, it ensures good common mode rejection, and prevents RF interference, that may influence the balanced audio signal.

Use on tripods
The TLM 170 R is provided with a tilting side bracket to attach the microphone to booms or stands. The bracket is equipped with rubber elements that effectively protect the microphone from mechanical shock. If necessary, it can be mounted on the other side of the microphone as well.
When using the IC 4 cable (for example to suspend the microphone from the ceiling with the MNV 87 auditorium hanger), the bracket and its holder need to be removed. The microphone can then be connected to the swivel mount connector of the cable.

Filter and attenuation
The TLM 170 R microphone has a 10 dB attenuation switch to prevent the input of the following unit from being overloaded. A second switch at the rear attenuates the frequency response below 100 Hz to suppress undesired structure-borne noise.

Features

Audio
  • Frequency response: 20Hz to 20kHz
  • Max SPL: 144 dB
Pattern and type
  • Capsule: Condenser
  • Pattern: Multi-pattern
  • Type: Mounted
  • Applications: Studio, stage, theatrical
  • Phantom power required: Yes
Size and weight
  • L x W x (D): 2.4 x 6 "
  • Weight: 1.4 lbs.
Included accessories
  • Case: Pouch
  • Clip: Hard rubber
  • Power supply: No
SPECIFICATIONS
  • Acoustical operating principle: Pressure gradient transducer
  • Directional pattern: Omnidirectional, wide angle cardioid, cardioid, hypercardioid, figure-8
  • Frequency range: 20 Hz ... 20 kHz
  • Sensitivity at 1 kHz into 1 kohm: 8 mV/Pa
  • Rated impedance: 50 ohms
  • Rated load impedance: 1 kohms
  • Equivalent noise level, CCIR1): 26 dB
  • Equivalent noise level, A-weighted1): 14 dB-A
  • Signal-to-noise ratio, CCIR1) (rel. 94 dB SPL): 68 dB
  • Signal-to-noise ratio, A-weighted1) (rel. 94 dB SPL): 80 dB
  • Maximum SPL for THD 0.5%2): 144 dB
  • Maximum SPL for THD 0.5% with preattenuation2): 154 dB
  • Maximum output voltage: 10 dBu
  • Supply voltage (P48, IEC 61938): 48 V ± 4 V
  • Current consumption (P48, IEC 61938): 3 mA
  • Matching connector: XLR3F
  • Weight: 625 g
  • Diameter: 60 mm
  • Length: 152 mm
Shipping
  • Most items are shipped out within 2 business day after cleared payment
  • Ground shipping is free (orders over $40)
  • Free shipping only to the lower 48 states

 

 

 

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Neumann TLM170 R "Multi-pattern mic with K 89 capsule, five Remote-controllable patterns, with tilting side Bracket" (Nickel)

The TLM 170 R condenser microphone is a large diaphragm microphone with multiple polar patterns. Its sound has a very transparent characteristic, in contrast to some of Neumann's other microphones that have a distinct personality.
As a result, the TLM 170 R is appropriate for many different applications in professional recording studios, broadcasting, film and television, and semiprofessional productions. The polar patterns can be selected either at the microphone itself, or controlled remotely through the special N 248 power supply.

Acoustic features
The large diaphragm capsule inside the grille has a very smooth frequency response for all polar patterns over a wide acceptance angle. The curves are flat and parallel to the 0 frequency curve up to 10 kHz within an angle of ± 100.

The TLM 170 R has a very even diffuse-field response for all polar patterns. This is important in a reverberant environment, as more reflections arrive at the microphone from different directions. The acoustic information is not affected in its tonal quality when recorded by the microphone. This characteristic is achieved without resorting to corrective resonance effects.

Therefore, the microphone maintains an excellent impulse response reproducing all transient phenomena of music and speech without any coloration. The capsule is elastically mounted to avoid any structure borne noise that could interfere with its operation.

Polar patterns
In addition to the usual directional polar patterns: omnidirectional, cardioid, and figure-8, Neumann has added a hyper-cardioid and wide-angle cardioid characteristic. When compared to the standard cardioid pattern, the hyper-cardioid characteristic suppresses sound from the side more efficiently. The wide-angle polar pattern is especially useful to record large sound sources.

Remote control
The N 248 controls the polar pattern remotely by varying the phantom voltage. The range is ± 3 V of the nominal 48 V value. (According to DIN standard a range of ± 4 V is permissible.)

The rotary switch on the microphone must be in the position R (= remote control). In this switch position the TLM 170 R microphone analyses the absolute value of the phantom power and selects the corresponding polar pattern. A standard 3-pin microphone cable is used, similar to the microphone's conventional operation. Cable lengths may be up to 300 m (1000 feet).

Electrical features
The letters TLM stand for "transformerless microphone". With TLM technology the usual output transformer is replaced by an electronic circuit. As with traditional transformers, it ensures good common mode rejection, and prevents RF interference, that may influence the balanced audio signal.

Use on tripods
The TLM 170 R is provided with a tilting side bracket to attach the microphone to booms or stands. The bracket is equipped with rubber elements that effectively protect the microphone from mechanical shock. If necessary, it can be mounted on the other side of the microphone as well.
When using the IC 4 cable (for example to suspend the microphone from the ceiling with the MNV 87 auditorium hanger), the bracket and its holder need to be removed. The microphone can then be connected to the swivel mount connector of the cable.

Filter and attenuation
The TLM 170 R microphone has a 10 dB attenuation switch to prevent the input of the following unit from being overloaded. A second switch at the rear attenuates the frequency response below 100 Hz to suppress undesired structure-borne noise.

Features

Audio
  • Frequency response: 20Hz to 20kHz
  • Max SPL: 144 dB
Pattern and type
  • Capsule: Condenser
  • Pattern: Multi-pattern
  • Type: Mounted
  • Applications: Studio, stage, theatrical
  • Phantom power required: Yes
Size and weight
  • L x W x (D): 2.4 x 6 "
  • Weight: 1.4 lbs.
Included accessories
  • Case: Pouch
  • Clip: Hard rubber
  • Power supply: No
SPECIFICATIONS
  • Acoustical operating principle: Pressure gradient transducer
  • Directional pattern: Omnidirectional, wide angle cardioid, cardioid, hypercardioid, figure-8
  • Frequency range: 20 Hz ... 20 kHz
  • Sensitivity at 1 kHz into 1 kohm: 8 mV/Pa
  • Rated impedance: 50 ohms
  • Rated load impedance: 1 kohms
  • Equivalent noise level, CCIR1): 26 dB
  • Equivalent noise level, A-weighted1): 14 dB-A
  • Signal-to-noise ratio, CCIR1) (rel. 94 dB SPL): 68 dB
  • Signal-to-noise ratio, A-weighted1) (rel. 94 dB SPL): 80 dB
  • Maximum SPL for THD 0.5%2): 144 dB
  • Maximum SPL for THD 0.5% with preattenuation2): 154 dB
  • Maximum output voltage: 10 dBu
  • Supply voltage (P48, IEC 61938): 48 V ± 4 V
  • Current consumption (P48, IEC 61938): 3 mA
  • Matching connector: XLR3F
  • Weight: 625 g
  • Diameter: 60 mm
  • Length: 152 mm

 

Shipping
  • Most items are shipped out within 2 business day after cleared payment
  • Ground shipping is free (orders over $40)
  • Free shipping only to the lower 48 states

 

 

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Neumann TLM170 R MT "Multi-pattern mic with K 89 capsule, five Remote-controllable patterns, with tilting side Bracket"

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The TLM 170 R condenser microphone is a large diaphragm microphone with multiple polar patterns. Its sound has a very transparent characteristic, in contrast to some of Neumann's other microphones that have a distinct personality.
As a result, the TLM 170 R is appropriate for many different applications in professional recording studios, broadcasting, film and television, and semiprofessional productions. The polar patterns can be selected either at the microphone itself, or controlled remotely through the special N 248 power supply.

Acoustic features
The large diaphragm capsule inside the grille has a very smooth frequency response for all polar patterns over a wide acceptance angle. The curves are flat and parallel to the 0 frequency curve up to 10 kHz within an angle of ± 100.

The TLM 170 R has a very even diffuse-field response for all polar patterns. This is important in a reverberant environment, as more reflections arrive at the microphone from different directions. The acoustic information is not affected in its tonal quality when recorded by the microphone. This characteristic is achieved without resorting to corrective resonance effects.

Therefore, the microphone maintains an excellent impulse response reproducing all transient phenomena of music and speech without any coloration. The capsule is elastically mounted to avoid any structure borne noise that could interfere with its operation.

Polar patterns
In addition to the usual directional polar patterns: omnidirectional, cardioid, and figure-8, Neumann has added a hyper-cardioid and wide-angle cardioid characteristic. When compared to the standard cardioid pattern, the hyper-cardioid characteristic suppresses sound from the side more efficiently. The wide-angle polar pattern is especially useful to record large sound sources.

Remote control
The N 248 controls the polar pattern remotely by varying the phantom voltage. The range is ± 3 V of the nominal 48 V value. (According to DIN standard a range of ± 4 V is permissible.)

The rotary switch on the microphone must be in the position R (= remote control). In this switch position the TLM 170 R microphone analyses the absolute value of the phantom power and selects the corresponding polar pattern. A standard 3-pin microphone cable is used, similar to the microphone's conventional operation. Cable lengths may be up to 300 m (1000 feet).

Electrical features
The letters TLM stand for "transformerless microphone". With TLM technology the usual output transformer is replaced by an electronic circuit. As with traditional transformers, it ensures good common mode rejection, and prevents RF interference, that may influence the balanced audio signal.

Use on tripods
The TLM 170 R is provided with a tilting side bracket to attach the microphone to booms or stands. The bracket is equipped with rubber elements that effectively protect the microphone from mechanical shock. If necessary, it can be mounted on the other side of the microphone as well.
When using the IC 4 cable (for example to suspend the microphone from the ceiling with the MNV 87 auditorium hanger), the bracket and its holder need to be removed. The microphone can then be connected to the swivel mount connector of the cable.

Filter and attenuation
The TLM 170 R microphone has a 10 dB attenuation switch to prevent the input of the following unit from being overloaded. A second switch at the rear attenuates the frequency response below 100 Hz to suppress undesired structure-borne noise.

Features

Audio
  • Frequency response: 20Hz to 20kHz
  • Max SPL: 144 dB
Pattern and type
  • Capsule: Condenser
  • Pattern: Multi-pattern
  • Type: Mounted
  • Applications: Studio, stage, theatrical
  • Phantom power required: Yes
Size and weight
  • L x W x (D): 2.4 x 6 "
  • Weight: 1.4 lbs.
Included accessories
  • Case: Pouch
  • Clip: Hard rubber
  • Power supply: No
SPECIFICATIONS
  • Acoustical operating principle: Pressure gradient transducer
  • Directional pattern: Omnidirectional, wide angle cardioid, cardioid, hypercardioid, figure-8
  • Frequency range: 20 Hz ... 20 kHz
  • Sensitivity at 1 kHz into 1 kohm: 8 mV/Pa
  • Rated impedance: 50 ohms
  • Rated load impedance: 1 kohms
  • Equivalent noise level, CCIR1): 26 dB
  • Equivalent noise level, A-weighted1): 14 dB-A
  • Signal-to-noise ratio, CCIR1) (rel. 94 dB SPL): 68 dB
  • Signal-to-noise ratio, A-weighted1) (rel. 94 dB SPL): 80 dB
  • Maximum SPL for THD 0.5%2): 144 dB
  • Maximum SPL for THD 0.5% with preattenuation2): 154 dB
  • Maximum output voltage: 10 dBu
  • Supply voltage (P48, IEC 61938): 48 V ± 4 V
  • Current consumption (P48, IEC 61938): 3 mA
  • Matching connector: XLR3F
  • Weight: 625 g
  • Diameter: 60 mm
  • Length: 152 mm
Shipping
  • Most items are shipped out within 2 business day after cleared payment
  • Ground shipping is free (orders over $40)
  • Free shipping only to the lower 48 states

 

 

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Neumann Multi-pattern mic with K 67 capsule; omni, cardiod, and figure 8 patterns, pad and filter. Ships in Wooden Box TLM 67

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The Neumann TLM 67 Multi-Pattern Switchable Studio Microphone is a descendant of their legendary U67 microphone, with a solid-state transformerless output stage (over the original tube stage). The TLM67 features 3 switchable polar patterns that feature omnidirectional, cardioid and figure 8 polar patterns.

In addition, the -10dB pad enhances headroom and minimizes noise while capturing transient (peaking) signals. A high-pass filter switch further minimizes low-frequency noise and hum. It delivers all the quality and professional craftsmanship expected of a Neumann microphone that features the coveted K 67 capsule. The microphone is ideally suited for general vocal capturing, orchestral recordings, spot capturing of individual instruments and more.

Neumann TLM 67 Multi-Pattern Switchable Studio Microphone Features

  • Sound characteristics based on the legendary U 67
  • Three switchable directional characteristics (omnidirectional, cardioid and figure-8)
  • Switchable high-pass filter and pre-attenuation
  • Transformerless circuit technology
  • New dual-color exterior design
Neumann TLM 67 Features:
  • Sound characteristics based on the legendary U 67
  • Three switchable directional characteristics (omnidirectional, cardioid and figure-8)
  • Switchable highpass filter and pre-attenuation
  • Transformerless circuit technology
  • New dual-color exterior design
  • Acoustical operating principle: Pressure gradient transducer
  • Directional pattern: Omni/cardioid/figure-8
  • Frequency range: 20Hz - 20kHz
  • Sensitivity at 1kHz into 1 kohm: 10/18/9 mV/Pa
  • Rated impedance: 50 ohms
  • Rated load impedance: 1 kohms
  • Equivalent noise level, CCIR1) 29/24/30dB
  • Equivalent noise level, A-weighted1) 16/11/17dB-A
  • Signal-to-noise ratio, CCIR1) (rel. 94dB SPL) 65/70/64dB
  • Signal-to-noise ratio, A-weighted1) (rel. 94dB SPL) 78/83/77dB-A
  • Maximum SPL (tube characteristic) for THD < 0.5 %2) 110/105/111dB
  • Maximum SPL (tube characteristic) for THD < 5 %2) 130/125/131dB
  • Maximum output voltage: -1 dBu
  • Dyn. range of the mic. amplifier (A-weighted, 0.5 %2)) 94dB
  • Dyn. range of the mic. amplifier (A-weighted, 5 %2)) 104dB
  • Matching connector: XLR 3F
  • Weight: 490 g
  • Diameter: 56 mm
  • Length: 200 mm
  • Includes E87 Shockmount
  • Requires +48V phantom power
The Neumann TLM 67 is a contemporary development of the U 67 studio legend!
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Neumann TLM 107 Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone, Black

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With the TLM 107 multi-pattern condenser, Neumann continues to live up to its name as one of the best microphone manufacturers in the world. Aside from its transparent, pristine audio capture, the TLM 107's best feature is its universal applicability. Having any one of five polar patterns at your disposal makes this condenser microphone a monster of a multifaceted recording tool. And because the TLM 107 handles a maximum sound pressure level of 153 dB SPL -- with its -12 dB pad engaged -- you'll be able to record belted vocals, drums, horns, or any other loud instrument without concern of distortion. Plus, all of the TLM's features can be easily controlled with a single navigation switch.

5 Pickup Patterns

The Neumann TLM 107 gives you five polar patterns -- omnidirectional, wide-angle cardioid, cardioid, hypercardioid, and figure-8 -- making it a versatile microphone for pretty much any recording situation you can think of. The frequency range is well-balanced for all five patterns; this isn't just strictly a vocal microphone. 

Nearly Flat Response with Airy Boost Above 8 kHz

The TLM 107 captures from 20 Hz to 20 kHz with a response that remains remarkably flat up to 8 kHz, giving you a true-to-life sound when you hit "playback." Engage the switchable low-cut for a gentle roll-off starting at 100 Hz or 40 Hz. You get a little boost starting at 8 kHz, centered around 13 kHz -- that high-end minimally-colored presence that's part of the sought-after Neumann sound.

Low Self-Noise and High SPL Handling

TLM stands for "transformerless microphone," which, in turn, means less unwanted noise. The self-noise of the TLM 107 is only 10 dB, so the only sound you'll hear will be what's going on in the room as you record. Also, this microphone handles a remarkably high sound pressure level of 141 dB SPL -- which can be pushed to 153 dB SPL using the TLM's switchable pad -- so you won't have to worry about vocals, drums, guitars, or any instruments being too loud during your recording session.

Ultimate Simplicity in Operation

You might expect a microphone with so many features to be cumbersome with switches, but the TLM 107's five polar patterns, pads, and low-cut filters are all accessible from a single circular switch on the microphone's back. Each setting is indicated by the LED lighting system that shuts off ten seconds after your settings have been selected. The switch and lights are located on the back of the TLM 107 so you don't have to worry about your vocalist or instrumentalist getting distracted.

Features:

- Remarkably flat frequency response
- Frequency range of 20 Hz to 20 kHz
- Low self-noise of 10 dB
- Maximum of 141 dB,153 dB with pad, before distortion
- -6 dB and -12 dB pads
- Low Cut settings of linear, 40 Hz, and 100 Hz
- LED illuminated polar pattern, low cut, and pad display
- Pads, low cuts, and polar patterns all controlled by single switch
- Weighs only one pound
- Output impedance of 50 ohms and load impedance of 1000 ohms
- Connects via XLR
- Comes with stand mount and display case 

Shipping
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Neumann TLM 193 Cardioid mic with K 89 capsule, includes SG 1 and Wood Box

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The Neumann TLM193 Cardioid Mic with K89 Capsule, includes SG1 and Woodbox | Matte Black is a large diaphragm microphone with a cardioid polar pattern. With this microphone Neumann continues its long tradition, and is offering high end technology at an affordable price for musicians and the home recording studio. 

The microphone uses a transformerless circuit, featuring extremely low self noise and large dynamic range. 

The polar response is very linear over a wide incidence angle. Thus, even signals coming from the side are reproduced faithfully and without coloration. The exposed surface of the microphone capsule is at ground potential, making it immune to typical interference and contamination. The microphone is supplied with a swivel mount.

Applications

The TLM 193 is a microphone with cardioid characteristic for professional recording and live applications. It is the ideal microphone for professional productions, for musicians and project studios.

Polar pattern

The TLM 193 has a large diaphragm capsule with cardioid characteristic.

Acoustic features

The TLM 193 is addressed from the front, marked with the Neumann logo. The large diaphragm capsule inside the headgrille has a very smooth frequency response for all polar patterns over a wide acceptance angle. The curves are flat and parallel to the 0° frequency curve up to 10 kHz within a pickup angle of ± 100°. 

The TLM 193 differs from omnidirectional pressure transducers, where, due to physical reasons, the diffuse-field and free-field responses never agree. This microphone has a very even diffuse-field response for all polar patterns. This is important in a reverberant environment, as more reflections arrive at the microphone from different directions. 

The acoustic information is not affected in its tonal quality when recorded by the microphone. This characteristic is achieved without resorting to corrective resonance effects. Therefore, the microphone maintains an excellent impulse response reproducing all transient phenomena of music and speech without coloration.

Electrical features

The letters TLM stand for "transformerless microphone". With TLM technology the usual output transformer is replaced by an electronic circuit. 

As with traditional transformers, it ensures good common mode rejection, and prevents RF interference, that may influence the balanced audio signal. 

Compared to other microphones the self noise level of the TLM 193 is considerably reduced. As it is capable of handling sound pressure levels up to 140 dB without distortion, the TLM 193 provides a dynamic range of 130 dB (A-weighted).

Operational safety

All exposed surfaces of the microphone capsule, including the diaphragms, are at ground potential. This technology makes them highly immune to electrical and atmospheric interference and contamination through microscopic dust particles. 

The capsule is elastically mounted to avoid any structure borne noise that could interfere with its operation. 

The frequency response of the TLM 193 amplifier is linear down to 20 Hz. Even very low bass signals are reproduced without coloration. 

This implies that the microphone becomes more sensitive to subsonic frequencies, from structure borne noise or pop and wind noise. 

To avoid any LF interference, we recommend to use the EA 1 elastic suspension, the PS 15 pop screen, or the WS 89 windscreen.

 

Key Features 

  • Large-diaphragm cardioid microphone
  • Pressure gradient transducer
  • Transformerless circuitry
  • Extremely low noise: 10 dB-(A)
  • Includes swivel mount
  • The "plug and play" microphone for professional studios, musicians and homerecording applications
  • High-quality professional equipment for limited budgets

 

Technical Specs

Acoustical operating principle

Pressure gradient transducer

Directional pattern

Cardioid

Frequency range

20 Hz ... 20 kHz

Sensitivity at 1 kHz into 1 kohm

18 mV/Pa

Rated impedance

50 ohms

Rated load impedance

1 kohms

Equivalent noise level, CCIR

21 dB

Equivalent noise level, A-weighted

10 dB-A

Signal-to-noise ratio, CCIR (rel. 94 dB SPL)

73 dB

Signal-to-noise ratio, A-weighted (rel. 94 dB SPL)

84 dB-A

Maximum SPL for THD  0.5 %

140 dB

Maximum output voltage

13 dBu

Dyn. range of the mic. amplifier (A-weighted, 0.5 %)

130 dB

Supply voltage (P48, IEC 61938)

48 V ± 4 V

Current consumption (P48, IEC 61938)

3 mA

Matching connector

XLR 3F

Weight

480 g,  1.05 lbs

Diameter

49 mm

Length

175 mm

 

Shipping
  • Most items are shipped out within 2 business day after cleared payment
  • Ground shipping is free (orders over $40)
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Neumann TLM 102 NI, Set - 1 EA shockmount and carton box 

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The TLM 102 large-diaphragm condenser microphone packs the characteristic Neumann looks and sound quality into a compact and affordable design. The mic features a large pressure gradient condenser capsule that is designed to handle extremely high SPL levels, making the mic perfect for a variety of applications, including percussion pickup. The capsule is also internally shock-mounted to prevent unwanted noise from vibrations.

The mic has a linear response, with a slight boost in the 6kHz range to provide excellent vocal presence. The mic's cardioid pickup pattern provides excellent off-axis rejection so you only pick up desired sounds. The metal grille has an integrated pop filter to minimize the impact of plosive vocals.

The TLM 102 features transformerless circuitry for noiseless operation, resulting in impeccably clean audio. The