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Telefunken Elektroakustik TF11

Regular price €1.090,00

€886,18 (ex VAT)
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Blending an Austrian-inspired voicing similar to the legendary C12 with modern FET high performance, the phantom-powered TF11 exhibits a beautifully open and detailed frequency response with exceptionally fast transient response, high SPL handling, and low self-noise. The compact, cardioid only TF11 is versatile, portable, and dependable for all recording environments from home to studio to stage.

The TF11 Stereo Set provides a beautifully open and realistic stereo image, ideal for studio or stage. Blending an Austrian-inspired voicing similar to the legendary C12 with modern FET high performance, the Cardioid-only TF11 features a beautifully open and detailed frequency response with exceptionally fast transient response, high SPL handling, and low self-noise.

When used as a stereo pair, the TF11 provides a very realistic sound stage with impressive depth and clarity. The compact, phantom-powered TF11 is versatile, portable, and dependable for all recording environments from home to studio to stage.  Hand-assembled and precision matched in the USA, the TF11 Stereo Set features matched CK12-style edge terminated capsules, premium through-hole components, discrete JFET amplifier hand tuned for matched gain and noise, and custom UK-made OEP/Carnhill output transformers.

Circuit Design

The TF11 features a unique combination of circuit elements shared with other TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik designs. The CK12-style edge terminated capsule is a single membrane version of the capsule featured in the TF51. The amplifier is a unique proprietary take on the classic FET microphone amplifier similar to the M60, coupled with a custom large format nickel-iron core transformer made in the UK by OEP/Carnhill. Premium through-hole components include UK-made polystyrene film capacitorsNichicon Fine Gold electrolytic capacitors, and a high-performance, ultra-low-noise JFET amplifier. 

Key Features

• Cardioid polar pattern

• Compact travel and budget friendly design

• Open and detailed tone with fast transient response

• Designed and assembled by hand in the USA

• High SPL handling, low noise phantom-powered FET amplifier

• CK12-style capsule and UK-made OEP/Carnhill transformer

Applications

• Live Sound: Drums, Piano, Acoustic Instruments

• Vocals: Pop, Rock

• Drums: Overheads

• Acoustic Guitar

• Cello, Upright Bass

• Percussion

Accessories

Every TF11 FET microphone system comes with a MC11 Microphone Case, M 703 Shock Mount, M 782 Stand Mount, and Microphone Sleeve.

Technical Specifications:

  • Type: FET Condenser
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency Range: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±3 dB
  • Power Source: +48V Phantom Power
  • Capsule: TK51S - Edge Terminated Large Diaphragm, Single Membrane
  • Tube: n/a
  • Transformer: OEP/Carnhill T218
  • Sensitivity: 14 mV/Pa, ±1 dB
  • THD at 1kHZ at 1Pa (Amplifier): < 0.01%
  • Output Impedance: 110 Ω
  • Maximum SPL (for 1% THD): > 135 dB
  • S/N Ratio: 90 dBA
  • Self Noise (Amplifier): 4 dBA
  • Dimensions: 175 mm L x 46 mm Dia
  • Weight: 545 g
  • Included Accessories: Shock Mount, Stand Mount, Mic Sleeve, Mic Case

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