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The Neumann U 47 FET Collector's Edition brings back the unmistakable sound of Neumann’s iconic U 47 FET for the first time in over 45 years. Featuring FET 80 circuitry and a K 47 double large-diaphragm capsule, the U 47 FET painstakingly recreates the original specifications of the original U 47 FET down to the very last detail. This collection includes a wooden box, certificate, and operating manual.
The Neumann U 47 is one of the most beloved microphones of all time. Equipped with extremely pricey custom VF 14 tubes, Neumann halted production on the U 47 in 1965. A few years later, Neumann released the U 47 FET, a solid-state version of the U 47 designed to recapture the sound of the original. Thanks to its FET circuitry, the U 47 FET can handle much higher sound pressure levels than any tube mic available, allowing engineers to close-mic loud guitar amplifiers, bass amplifiers and kick drums.
In order to recreate the sound of the original U 47 FET, Neumann has built the U 47 FET using the original production schematics. The U 47 FET uses FET 80 circuitry—the same technology found in the famous U 87—to achieve a particularly wide dynamic range, making it the perfect solution for miking loud sources.
The U 47 FET is also equipped with the K 47 double large-diaphragm capsule, which was used in the original tube version of the U 47. This color capsule provides an even, balanced tone with a slight boost above 2 kHz that makes the midrange of any instrument sing.
The U 47 FET features a selectable low-cut filter to combat proximity effect when close-miking vocals or amplifiers. Switchable attenuation allows you to record even the loudest guitar amps without unwanted distortion. The fixed cardioid polar pattern and swivel-mounted bracket make recording vocals with the U 47 FET a breeze.
|Package Contents||U 47 FET Microphone, wooden box, certificate, and operating manual|
|Unit Weight||710 g|
|Tube or Solid State||Solid State|
|Number of Microphones||Single Microphone|
|Impedance||Rated: 150 Ohms / Rated load: 1 kOhm|
|Frequency Range||40 Hz - 16 kHz|
|Sensitivity||-41.9 dBV/Pa (8 mV)|
|Max. SPL||137 dB; 147 dB with pad|
Loving my U47 fet so much I purchased a second one !
Such a great mic ! The Neumann 47fet was my go to mic in studios in NYC and now I finally have one of my own. Among a number of great 47fet clones I have owned the Neumann stands out.
Amazing microphone from a legendary builder. I love it!
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