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Neumann FET U47 Microphone
Neumann FET U47 Microphone

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Product Code: NEUMANN-FET-47
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Originally the Neumann U47 was a valve microphone based on the famous Telefunken VF14m "Pentode" valve and production of the tube-based U47 microphone came to an end in 1965. Four years later, with the VF14 tube no longer available, Neumann developers tried to recapture the sound ├Žsthetic of the U47 using transistors and the result was the U47 fet (Field effect transistor), which had the same K47/49 capsule as the U47, and continued in production until 1968. The circuit electronics are quite complicated, using with 7 transistors, one being an FET and though it's generally agreed that it sounds quite different to its older valve counterpart the Neumann U47 fet quickly became a favourite especially in broadcast circles. 40 years on it's one of the most revered vintage mics and is now almost as collectable and sought after as it's valve predecessor.

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