Telefunken USA M60 FET Stereo Master Set


Telefunken USA M60 FET Stereo Master Set


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  • Description

    The M60 FET Series is designed to utilize the same interchangeable TK6x capsules as the TEC Award-winning ELA M 260 small diaphragm tube microphone. This is the most thorough package of the M60 FET Series, giving you the tools and options for any small diaphragm microphone application.

    The frequency response of the TK60 capsule cardioid is flat from 150 Hz to 7 kHz, with a smooth, airy presence peak at 8 kHz, making it ideal for drum overheads, hi-hat and ride cymbals, piano, acoustic guitar, and other acoustic instruments.

    The TK61 features a 6-micron gold-sputtered membrane measuring 15mm in diameter, and offers a large, open sound perfect for capturing the ambience and vibe of your instrument or recording environment . The frequency response is flat from 20 Hz to 5 kHz, with a smooth, airy presence peak at 8 kHz.

    The tightened and focused polar pattern of the TK62 hyper-cardioid capsule is great for use on cymbals, percussion, and as a stereo pair for live performance recording. Its frequency response is flat from 150 Hz to 3 kHz, with a dip at 6 kHz and a smooth, airy presence peak at 8 kHz.

    Utilizing a unique proprietary circuit topology, this re-interpretation of the classic FET mic amplifier produces an exceptional transient response and SPL handling capabilities. Carefully selected and tested components are hand-plugged into gold-plated circuit board traces to provide an ultra-clean true Class A discrete amplifier with a frequency response of +/- 2dB from 20 Hz to 50 kHz. The output is matched with a custom American-made transformer that offers an especially low self-noise and a typical THD+N of 0.015% or better, making it ideal for critical recording applications.

    The M60 FET's incredibly quick transient response captures nuances and subtleties with impressive precision and clarity. This results in an extremely detailed sonic image with definition and presence, perfectly suited for the complex character of stringed instruments and percussive sources.

    The M60 FET amplifier body is finished in a durable, lightly textured black powder coat adorned with the historic TELEFUNKEN diamond badge. The microphone's XLR connector shell complements the look with a matte black nickel plated finish engraved with the model and serial number. The TK6x capsules feature a bright nickel plated enclosure with a fine gold mesh pattern.

    The M60 FET MASTER STEREO SET ships complete with (2) TK60 cardioid, (2) TK61 omni-directional and (2) TK62 hyper-cardioid capsules, (2) SGMC-5R 5-meter XLR cables with right angle female connector, (2) M761 elastic shock mounts, and (2) foam windscreens, all packed in a FC62 dual microphone zipper carrying case.

    Get your Telefunken M60 FET Stereo Master Set today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash Direct with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.
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  • Specification

    Impedance (ohms) 120 Ω
    Type Pressure Gradient Condenser
    Tubes Active FET Transistor (No Vacuum Tube)
    Signal to Noise Ratio > 89 dBA
    Sensitivity 8.6 mV/PA, ± 1db
    Polar Pattern Cardioid, Hyper-Cardioid and Omni
    Maximum SPL > 130 dB (for 1% THD)
    Frequency Range 20 Hz - 31.5 kHz, ± 2 dB (Amplifier)
    Dimensions 140 mm L x 21 mm Dia
    Capsule TK60 TK61 TK62 - 15 mm Edge Terminated Diaphragm
    Weight 110 g
    Self Noise 5dB
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    Warranty Info:

    Our products are split into four levels: Vintage, Platinum, Professional, and R-F-T. The R-F-T series of microphones, which include the AK47 and the M16 MkII, have a five year warranty. The Professional level of microphones, which includes the Ela M 251/250F, Ela M 12F, RM-5C, and the Ela M 260, offer a one year warranty. The Platinum level of microphones, which includes the Ela M 251/251E, the Ela M 12, the Ela M 270, the "CineMike," and the U 47 M, come with a five year warranty. The Vintage series microphones, which includes the Ela M 251V, the Ela M251VAC, the Ela M 12V, and the U 47 M with the VF-14 tube, also come with a 5 year warranty. However, the tubes found in the microphones are not covered under warranty.