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Advanced Audio CM47fet FET Condenser Microphone

Large diaphragm FET condenser microphone with a remarkably full, very clean and well-defined sound that is perfectly suited for recording close vocals, dialogue or instruments in the studio
MFR# CM47fet

Product Description

The Advanced Audio CM47fet presents a remarkably full, very clean and well-defined sound that is perfectly suited for recording close vocals, dialogue or instruments in the studio, as well as for live recording applications. The CM47fet has a sonic response similar to the original U87 made before 1988 being slightly brighter than the Neumann U47fet. This makes it a favorite on saxophone, harmonica, vocals and in front of instrument amplifiers.

The CM47fet circuit is based on the extended headroom of the famous Neumann U-47 FET design. It features a capsule with dual 6-micron diaphragms and a two-stage Class A amplifier coupled into a transformer balanced output. It also features a de-emphasis circuit that reduces sibilance. The CM47fet has been optimized for close miking applications and loud sound sources so that it will not overload economic transformerless preamplifiers. The CM47fet also features passive true cardioid operation like the original U47/U48, U47fet and the original U87 made before 1988. It can also be switched to omni operation for room miking duties or when the need to reduce any proximity effect is required.


  • 32mm 6-micron K67 type dual-diaphragm capsule
  • Omni and passive cardioid pickup patterns, switchable from the body
  • Class A FET/discrete transformer-coupled circuit with HF de-emphasis
  • -10 dB pad switched from front of the body
  • 100 Hz internal bass roll-off switch
  • Frequency response: 25 Hz to 20 kHz ±3 dB
  • Distortion: <0.5% @128 dB & 138 dB with -10 dB pad engaged
  • Impedance: <200 ohms (load impedance <1.2K)
  • Noise:< 14 dB (A-weighted)
  • Heavy-duty shock mount
  • Aluminum road case

Product Specifications

Condition New
Package Contents CM47fet mic, shock mount, and aluminum road case
Tube or Solid State Solid State
Transducer Type Condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid, Omni-Directional
Number of Microphones Single Microphone
Impedance <200 Ohms (load impedance <1.2 kOhms)
Frequency Range 25 Hz - 20 kHz (±3 dB)
input_pad -10 dB
Filters 100 Hz internal bass roll-off switch

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