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Articles Tagged Telefunken

  • Wednesday, January 11, 2017
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    PSW Staff 01/11/17 08:30 AM,
    Telefunken Elektroakustik will be exhibiting four new direct boxes at Winter NAMM 2017, including mono and dual models of both active FET and passive designs. The Telefunken TDA-1 (mono) and TDA-2 (dual) are newly designed active FET direct boxes that employ discrete Class-A FET circuitry and passive transformers. In the heart of each new Telefunken direct box design are custom-wound output transformers by OEP/Carnhill, made in the UK. The circuit boards feature gold-plated traces for maximum conductivity and are hand-assembled… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVInterconnectStageStudio

  • Tuesday, December 27, 2016
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    PSW Staff 12/27/16 12:41 PM,
    Jamie Wellwarth, production manager and lead engineer at Austin’s Nomad Sound, packs an arsenal of Telefunken microphones for his roadwork. With clients such as Jane’s Addiction, Social Distortion, and Fitz and The Tantrums, Welwarth tours tirelessly nationwide. Back at his home base in Texas, he is also production manager and front of house engineer at the Continental Club, which is celebrating over 60 years as one the oldest continuously running clubs in all of Austin. “Every time I go out… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessConcertEngineerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, December 13, 2016
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    PSW Staff 12/13/16 08:36 AM,
    TransAudio Group is now offering the Telefunken sound to its clients through a new partnership with the Connecticut-based microphone manufacturer. TransAudio Group will focus on Telefunken Elektroakustik’s flagship Diamond Series, which includes the ELA M 251E, U47, and C12 large-diaphragm condensers, as well as the ELA M 260 small-diaphragm condenser. For the fraction of the price of a vintage unit, Telefunken Elektroakustik has recreated the original 1950’s era microphones. Offering interchangeable parts and sonics of vintage models, and faithful recreations… View this story
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  • Thursday, December 01, 2016
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    PSW Staff 12/01/16 09:41 AM,
    Telefunken microphones are on Justin Bieber’s “Purpose World Tour” in support of his fourth studio album “Purpose.” “We’re using Telefunken microphones on all of the live instruments,” explains Bieber’s front of house engineer Ken “Pooch” Van Druten. “We have two different drum kits, one that Justin plays, and we use Telefunken dynamic M82’s for the kick drums, and M80’s on all snares top and bottom, and there are three snare drums in the main drum kit. We use Telefunken condenser… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertEngineerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, November 21, 2016
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    PSW Staff 11/21/16 10:26 AM,
    Telefunken Elektroakustik, headquartered in Connecticut, is shipping all of its Diamond Series large diaphragm condenser microphones with Sommer Cable especially designed in Germany for tube microphones. Telefunken offers historic recreations of classic microphones in a product line that blends vintage style and sound with the reliability of a modern-day microphone. The Diamond Series microphones offer meticulous reproductions of classic vintage microphones, including the ELA M 251, U47, and C12, recreated to exacting details to the originals. Telefunken’s U47 and U48… View this story
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  • Monday, September 26, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/26/16 11:33 AM,
    TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik is introducing four new direct boxes at AES, including mono and dual models of both active FET and passive designs. The TELEFUNKEN TDA-1 (mono) and TDA-2 (dual) are newly designed active FET direct boxes that employ discrete Class-A FET circuitry coupled with transformer that provides balance between high headroom performance and saturated tone. The TD-1 (mono) and TD-2 (dual) are new passive transformer direct box designs that combine quality components with a rugged construction to create a reliable… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVInterconnectSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Tuesday, August 09, 2016
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    PSW Staff 08/09/16 10:50 AM,
    Don Gunn is an enterprising recording/mixing engineer, producer, drummer, and programmer, based in Seattle. With credits that include Soundgarden, Peter Frampton, Death Cab for Cutie, and scores of others, Gunn relies heavily on his dynamic and condenser TELEFUNKEN microphones. “The core of my drum sound starts with an M80 dynamic on the snare, an M82 in the kick drum, and a pair of CU-29 Copperheads for overheads,” Gunn explains. “This gives me the foundation for a larger-than-life sounding drum kit.”… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerMicrophoneStudio

  • Friday, July 08, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/08/16 06:53 AM,
    Ghostlight Records has released the original cast recording of “Bright Star,” the Broadway musical from Grammy and Emmy Award winner Steve Martin and Grammy winning singer/songwriter Edie Brickell. The album was produced by multi-Grammy Award-winning Peter Asher, and recorded by engineer Nathaniel Kunkel at New York’s MSR Studios using microphones from TELEFUNKEN. Inspired by a real event, this “unabashedly romantic” (The New York Times) original musical tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneStudio

  • Thursday, June 16, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/16/16 03:08 PM,
    13-year-old Juliana Wilson will be performing at this year’s Summer NAMM “She Rocks” showcase. Wilson has been developing her unique musical style for two years with producer Matty Amendola of 825 Records and his TELEFUNKEN AK-47 MkII large diaphragm tube microphone. “In 2014 I was given a song and immediately put in a room and asked to sing into a bunch of different microphones,” Wilson explains. “As nervous as I was, I felt relieved the second I heard my voice… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneStudio

  • Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/24/16 11:04 AM,
    Songwriter, guitarist, producer, and composer Blake Mills recently acquired a sizeable stash of microphones from TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik. The company, with headquarters in South Windsor, CT, has for 15 years been making faithful reproductions of classic microphones from the past. TELEFUNKEN also designs new microphones that combine the best of old technology with recently developed advances in circuitry and microphone components. While on tour with his band, Mills stopped in at the TELEFUNKEN factory and research lab. “It was my first… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneStudio



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