TELEFUNKEN M280/NEUMANN KM84 VINTAGE CARDIOID CONDENSER MICROPHONE+XLR CABLE

Neumann

$ 1,249.00 
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Made for Telefunken (the real original German Telefunken), this is a version of the Neumann KM84 without the attenuator switch, otherwise identical
very good cosmetic condition
Works perfectly
Tuchel* connector, XLR adapter cable included.
no case, manual or cable included

The Neumann KM84 microphone is a small capsule cardioid condenser and was the first mic made with 48v phantom power technology. The KM is German for Kleine Microphone (small microphone) and all the electronics were deliberately made quite small so that the mic could be made with a diameter of only 21 mm and a length of 110 mm. The Neumann KM84 has become a real favorite for classical music recording because of its smooth faithful reproduction but its also known as a favorite mic for drum overheads. The mic is very sensitive to low-frequency mechanical vibrations so you need to be careful where you stand it and really it needs a good pop shield as its also pretty susceptible to wind noise but these are small considerations balanced against the quality of the mic.

*Tuchel is a brand name, like Neutrik or RCA. Tuchel was the premier supplier of connectors for German mic companies from the '50s to the '80s, until these connectors were phased out as XLR became the worldwide standard.

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