Item #1610674 Model #SYTM-040


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A historically accurate tube condenser mic system with vintage sound and flexible polar patterns.

The TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik U48 stereo set provides you with a matched pair of vacuum tube condenser microphones and a fully regulated dual power supply, allowing you to capture lifelike stereo recordings. Utilizing the same components as TELEFUNKEN's historic U47, the U48s feature an authoritative midrange and extended low end that capture the depth and dimension of vocals and acoustic instruments. With cardioid and figure-8 polar patterns to choose from, you can tailor the U48s to suit your recording needs. The U48s are made in the USA to TELEFUNKEN's exacting standards using premium components like the M7 capsule and VF14K vacuum tube. Paired with a locking flight case, cables and wooden boxes, the U48 stereo set gives you a complete solution for world-class stereo recording. Capture the subtle nuances and spatial realism of any performance with the rich, full-bodied sound of the TELEFUNKEN U48 stereo set.

  • Type: Vacuum Tube Condenser
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid, Figure-8
  • Frequency Range: 20Hz–20kHz, ±3dB
  • Power Source: External Power Supply
  • Capsule: TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik M7 – Center Terminated Large Diaphragm
  • Tube: TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik VF14K
  • Transformer: TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik BV8
  • Sensitivity: 24.5 mV/Pa, ±1dB
  • THD at 1kHZ at 1Pa (Amplifier): < 0.3%
  • Output Impedance: 200 Ω
  • Maximum SPL (for 1% THD): 127dB
  • S/N Ratio: 85dBA
  • Self Noise (Amplifier): 9dBA
  • Dimensions: 240 x 60 mm
  • Weight: 620g
  • Included Accessories: Tube Mic Cable, Power Supply, Shock Mount, Wooden Box, Flight Case


  • Matched pair of legendary U48 studio condenser microphones
  • Dual power supply powers both microphones simultaneously
  • Locking flight case for microphones, cables, power supply and accessories
  • Cardioid and figure-8 capsules for vocal and instrument recording