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Neumann TLM 49 Condenser Studio Microphone

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A studio microphone with a retro look, warm sound, and is optimized for vocal recordings with the capsule of the legendary M 49 and U 47.

The Neumann TLM 49 condenser microphone is a professional-grade studio mic optimized for vocal and instrument recording. Inspired by Neumann's iconic vintage M49 and M50 mics, the TLM 49 combines a retro design with innovative transformerless technology for pristine audio quality, high-gain and low self-noise. Its large-diaphragm capsule and cardioid polar pattern are tailored to capture the warmth and detail of any sound source with stunning realism.

Pristine Audio Quality for Any Studio Application

Whether recording intimate vocals, acoustic instruments, drums or amps, the TLM 49 delivers audio with a level of depth and clarity that brings out the full character of any sound. Its wide, flat-frequency response captures the nuances in a performance while a gentle high-frequency boost adds detail and presence. With a sensitivity of 12mV/Pa, this mic handles high sound-pressure levels with ease and a dynamic range of 114dB ensures crystal-clear audio even at high-gain settings.

Versatile Polar Pattern for Flexibility

The TLM 49's cardioid polar pattern provides focused sensitivity in front of the mic with excellent off-axis rejection. Its tendency toward supercardioid at higher frequencies helps capture subtle details while minimizing bleed from nearby sources. This versatile yet directional pattern makes the TLM 49 an ideal choice for any close-mic application in a studio environment.

Built to Last With Vintage-Inspired Style

Housed in a durable nickel-plated brass casing, the TLM 49 combines a rugged build with an elegant retro design inspired by Neumann's most coveted vintage mics. Its elastically mounted internal components provide effective isolation from mechanical noise and vibration. A swivel mount allows flexible positioning and the included shockmount and pop filter provide additional protection and versatility. With premium components and solid construction, the TLM 49 delivers professional performance and reliability for years to come.


  • Sound profile optimized for vocal performance
  • Pressure gradient transducer with the large-diaphragm capsule of the legendary U 47
  • Cardiod characteristic
  • Retro design
  • Transformerless output circuitry
  • Acoustically very open wire mesh headgrille
  • Complete set with elastic suspension

TLM 49 Condenser Studio Microphone Specifications:

  • Acoustical operating principle: Pressure gradient transducer
  • Directional pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency range: 20 Hz ... 20 kHz
  • Sensitivity at 1 kHz into 1 kohm: 13 mV/Pa
  • Rated impedance: 50 ohms
  • Rated load impedance: 1000 ohms
  • Equivalent noise level, CCIR1): 23 dB
  • Equivalent noise level, A-weighted1): 12 dB-A
  • Signal-to-noise ratio, CCIR1) (rel. 94 dB SPL): 71 dB
  • Signal-to-noise ratio, A-weighted1) (rel. 94 dB SPL): 82 dB
  • Maximum SPL for THD < 0.5 %2): 110 dB
    Maximum SPL for THD < 5 %2) : 129 dB
    Maximum output voltage for THD < 5%: -1 dBu
    Dyn. range of the mic. amplifier /A-weighted, 0.5 %2)): 98 dB
  • Dyn. range of the mic. amplifier /A-weighted, 5 %2)): 117 dB
  • Supply voltage (P48, IEC 61938) : 48 V ± 4 V
  • Current consumption (P48, IEC 61938): 3.2 mA
  • Matching connector: XLR 3F
  • Weight: 825 g
  • Diameter: 78 mm
  • Length: 165 mm
  • 1) According to IEC 60268-1; CCIR-weighting according to CCIR 468-3, quasi peak; A-weighting according to IEC 61672-1, RMS
  • 2) Measured as equivalent el. input signal

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