The TF29 is an original design from TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik, celebrated for its natural and uncolored tonality, as well as its exceptional value for the price. Renowned for its versatility and honest sound reproduction, the TF29 has proven itself as a reliable choice for capturing vocals, guitars, drums, and various other sound sources. The TF29 Copperhead, in particular, features a Cardioid polar pattern and is easily identifiable by the Cardioid symbol on its front.
Balanced, Natural Midrange and High End: The TF29 is crafted to deliver a balanced and natural midrange along with a clear and extended high-frequency response. This characteristic ensures accurate and faithful reproduction of sound sources.
Extended Low-Frequency Response: The microphone provides an extended low-frequency response, contributing to a full and well-defined low end. This feature is advantageous for capturing a wide range of instruments and vocals.
Fixed Cardioid Polar Pattern: The TF29 Copperhead features a fixed Cardioid polar pattern, focusing on capturing sound from the front while minimizing pickup from the sides and rear. This makes it suitable for isolating individual sound sources in various recording scenarios.
Premium Lundahl Output Transformer: Equipped with a premium Swedish-made Lundahl output transformer, known for its quality and impact on the microphone's sonic characteristics.
New Old Stock General Electric 5654W Vacuum Tube: The TF29 incorporates a New Old Stock General Electric 5654W vacuum tube, adding a vintage touch to its sound signature.
Designed and Hand Assembled in the USA: The TF29 is designed and hand-assembled in the United States, ensuring a high level of craftsmanship and quality control.
With its fixed Cardioid polar pattern and premium components, the TF29 Copperhead is a versatile microphone suitable for capturing vocals, guitar amplifiers, saxophones, and drum overheads in diverse recording situations.
Vacuum Tube Condenser
20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±3 dB
External Power Supply
TK67S Center Terminated Large Diaphragm, Single Membrane
NOS GE 5654W
17 mV/Pa, ±1 dB
THD at 1kHZ at 1Pa (Amplifier):
< 300 Ω
Maximum SPL (for 1% THD):
Self Noise (Amplifier):
200 mm L x 46 mm Diameter
Tube Mic Cable, Power Supply, Shock Mount, Stand Mount, Mic Sleeve, Carrying Case
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