Telefunken AK47 MKII Tube Condenser Microphone

2,248.00 RRP 2,471.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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Product Ref: 47196

  • Premium Tube Condenser Microphone
  • Three Switchable Polar Patterns
  • NOS Telefunken EF-732 tube
  • High Frequency Detail with Rich Low End Response
  • Hand Built in the USA

Telefunken AK47 MKII Tube Condenser Microphone

The Telefunken AK47 MkII is a tube condenser microphone that provides three switchable polar patterns and six intermediate stages, with outstanding detail and classic richness from a genuine NOS Telefunken EF-732 tube and a custom output transformer.

Product Ref: 47196

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The Telefunken AK47 MkII is hand built in the USA with high quality components allowing it to work amazingly well for a variety of applications including vocal, stringed instruments, drums and even saxophones. Using a European-made reissue transformer, the AK-47 MkII delivers classic tube sounds reminiscent of vintage U-47 mics. This coupled with its custom large diaphragm deliver an extended low end and smoother, more open highs.

The Telefunken AK47 MkII's power supply features switchable polar patterns including; omni, cardioid, figure 8 and 6 other intermediate stages, meaning you always have a pattern to maximise the subject you are miking. Use the omni pattern to capture a group of singers, cardioid to reject unwanted sounds, and figure 8 for great mid-side recordings. The flexible AK 47 MkII can adapt to any recording session.


  • Variable polar pattern tube condenser microphone
  • Smooth top end and warm tube sound
  • Omni, cardioid, figure 8 and 6 other intermediate polar patterns
  • BV8 transformer emulates the classic U-47 transformer
  • Impressive NOS EF-732 tube delivers premium tone
  • Includes a power supply, shock mount, wooden box and Accusound Dual-Shielded Cable


  • Microphone Type: Condenser (Pressure Gradient)
  • Polar Pattern: Omni, Cardioid, Figure 8 (6 Intermediate Stage)
  • Capsule: TK67D
  • Frequency Range: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Sensitivity: 16.5 mW/pa (+/- 1 dB)
  • THD (1kHz): < 0.3%
  • Output Impedance: 200 Ohms
  • SPL (Max): 125 dB
  • Non Linear Distortion: 132 dB
  • Self Noise: 10.5 dBA
  • Tube Type: EF732 / 5840W
  • Power Type: Dedicated Power Supply with Polar Pattern Selector
  • Connection Via: XLR-7 (F), XLR-3 (M) Output
  • Includes: Power Supply, Wooden Box, Shock Mount, Accusound Dual-Shielded Cable
  • Length: 9.5" / 241 mm
  • Diameter: 1.75" / 44.45 mm
  • Weight: 765 g