Neumann M 150 Studio Tube Condenser Microphone Stereo Set
Titanium Omni-Directional Vacuum Tube Microphone Stereo Set (Nickel)
A redesigned classic with state-of-the-art circuit technology and correspondingly low self-noise. Like the legendary M 50, this tube microphone is ideal for orchestral recording.
Neumann’s M 150 Tube is a vacuum tube condenser microphone that still enjoys a cardioid characteristic. The K 47 dual diaphragm capsule takes pride of place at the foundation of this the M 150’s mechanics, a component inherited from this model's now mythical predecessors, the U 47 and the M 49.
Operating as an impedance converter, a tube comes after the capsule. Guaranteeing an exceptionally low self-noise level, the next stage is an efficient, transformerless output circuit. This pioneering combination of current tube technology with the most advanced solid-state circuitry was critical in awarding the 1997 TEC Award to the related M 149 Tube mic.
Like all Neumann tube microphones, the M 150 Tube comes with a stylish satin nickel finish. The M 150 Tube can also link tremendously long microphone cables without affecting the quality of the audio signal. The dynamic range of the M 150 Tube is 119 dB, allowing reproduction of the full musical expression, without restraint. Additionally, it has a flat frequency response from 20 Hz to well above 20 kHz, and a boost of up to 3 dB above 2 kHz.
The microphone is shipped as a complete set in a premium aluminium case. Included with the microphone are a cable, metal swivel mount for a mic stand and a compact universal power supply for standard mains sockets.
- All Titanium capsule
- Unparalleled transient accuracy
- Pressure omni capsule for extended low frequency response
- Modern version of the world-famous M 50
- Transformerless tube amplifier based on the award-winning M 149 Tube microphone
- Ideal for DECCA tree recording and surround miking techniques
- Very low self noise of 15 dB-A
Acoustical operating principle: Pressure transducer
Directional pattern: Omnidirectional
Frequency range: 20 Hz ... 20 kHz
Sensitivity at 1 kHz into 1 kohm: 20 mV/Pa
Rated impedance: 50 ohms
Rated load impedance: 1 kohms
Equivalent noise level,: 28 dB
Signal-to-noise ratio,) (rel. 94 dB SPL): 66 dB
Typical SPL (tube characteristic): K < 0,5 %: 114 dB, K < 5 %: 134 dB
Maximum output voltage: 8 dBu
Dynamic range of the microphone amplifier (A-weighted): K < 0,5 % *: 99 dB, K < 5 %: 119 dB
Powering: Power supply N 149 A
Matching connector microphone: XLR3F
Matching connector power supply: DIN8F
Weight and Dimensions
- 2 x M 150 Tube Microphone
- 2 x EU + UK: N 149 A Power supply
- 2 x EA 170 Elastic suspension
- 2 x KT 8 Connecting cable
- Aluminium case