Telefunken U47 Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

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9,989.00 RRP 11,763.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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Product Ref: 72976

  • Includes Flight Case, Shock Mount, Cable and Power Supply
  • Warm Mid Range Ideal for Vocalists
  • Reissue of the Classic Condenser Microphone
  • Cardioid and Omnidirectional Polar Patterns
  • Large Frequency Range for Detailed Sound

Telefunken U47 Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone


The Telefunken U47 Condenser Microphone combines classic design with modern standards of production. The charismatic warm mid-range and strong low frequencies make the U47 ideal for vocalists. The frequency focus makes the U47 suitable to record amplifiers, orchestral instruments and ensembles with equal balance and quality. Having been around since the 1940s, the U47 has been used by countless recording artists and engineers, making itself a standard for high quality microphones. This microphone also comes with an M940 power supply, M840 cable, FC40 flight case and a WB40 box.

Product Ref: 72976

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Originally launched in the 1940s, the U47 revolutionised the audio transfer that microphones could achieve. The detail and fidelity that the U47 achieved meant it quickly became used for recording a number of instrument types from drums to chorus ensembles. The reissue remains loyal to its roots, using either cardioid or omnidirectional polar patterns to record a variety of instruments. The U47 can be used for drum kit overheads, vocals, or an orchestral ensemble with equally high quality audio pickup.

As well as the microphone itself, the U47 includes useful accessories to assist with your recording. The M940 powers your microphone with the traditional power output of the vintage model. To support this is the modern circuit board and slow ramping filament voltage, which helps prolong your tubes’ life and consistency. The M840 cable has high quality insulation and oxygen free copper conductors for a for premium audio transfer. The rugged FC40 flight case has split compartments to keep your microphone and accessories organised. The M740 shock mount keeps your microphone upright and stable in recording situations. The accessories are ideal to produce the optimum quality from your U47 microphone.


  • Length: 240mm
  • Diameter: 60mm
  • Weight: 620 Grams
  • Microphone Type: Condenser Pressure Gradient
  • Capsule: M7 - 25.4mm Center Terminated Diaphragm
  • Frequency Range: 20Hz – 20kHz
  • Difference: +/- 3dB
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid, Omnidirectional
  • Sensitivity: 24.5mV/pa +/- 1dB
  • THD at 1kHz at 1Pa: Output Impedance: 400 Ohms
  • Maximum SPL: 127dB
  • Self Noise (Amplifier): 9dBA
  • Tube Type: Telefunken Elektroakustik VF14K
  • Input: Vintage Compatible 6 Pin Female Tuchel
  • Output: 3 Pin Male XLR
  • Supply Current: Less than 85mA
  • Included Accessories: M940 Power Supply, M840 Cable, FC40 Flight Case and a WB40 Box