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Telefunken CU-29 Copperhead & Hard Case

Cardioid Valve Condenser Microphone & Hard Shell Case

RRP: £1,569.00 (You save £190.00)
£1,379.00 (inc VAT) £1,307.50 £1,149.17 (exc VAT)
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With the Telefunken CU-29 "Copperhead" we went even further to ensure quality while working toward the goal of providing Telefunken Elektroakustik craftsmanship that just about everyone can afford.

No detail was left unattended. Specific attention was given to circuit board layout, with countless revisions done to optimize current flow and directness of traces. Each component was experimented with and individually selected for the best sonic and electronic qualities. Lastly, careful attention was put on keeping high impedance lines as short as possible to maximise efficiency and minimise unwanted noise.

The amplifier found in the R-F-T CU-29 "Copperhead" features a new proprietary circuit designed around a NOS Telefunken tube and a custom output transformer. Being a "cardioid only" microphone, the CU-29 "Copperhead" employs a single-membrane version of the large diaphragm capsule used in the AR-51 and AK-47 MkII microphones, which undergoes rigorous testing in our laboratory prior to installation. Further quality control is ensured again during final testing and burn-in of the microphone, all to give you the ease of many trouble free years of use with your R-F-T microphones.

Sonically, the CU-29 "Copperhead" is a remarkably hi-fidelity microphone with a "present" but not "harsh" character, with clarity and detail, but entirely devoid of the "bite" usually found in microphones in this price range.

The microphone provides a solid and clear low end, without the upper mid-range frequency bump often found in microphones in this price range. Instead, it has a delicate and intimate "air" that is usually found only in microphones many times the price, and because it is not a "recreation" (or even a variation on a theme) the end result is a detailed yet unique tone, with character and its own sonic texture.

The CU-29 "Copperhead" delivers top shelf Telefunken Elektroakustik quality at a price nearly any dedicated engineer, musician, or enthusiast can afford.


HC00 Hard Case

Virtually indestructible, TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik's new rugged hard case has innovative features for unmatched strength and durability.
 It is o-ring sealed and waterproof up to a depth of 3 feet. It's airtight, and built to withstand the most extreme conditions. These cases are great for airline travel with an automatic pressure equalization valve. They include spring release latches lock in place as well as lock holders which are great for use with pad locks for added security. Inside the cases customized foam offers an extremely tailored, custom fit for the CU-29 microphone system.

Features

  • Water proof & Airtight case (up to a depth of 3 feet)
  • Made in the U.S.A.
  • High Density Customized Foam Interior
  • Spring Release Latches and Lock Holders
  • Rugged Handle

Reviews

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"If you've been eyeballing a Telefunken mic, you can rejoice that the sound is now available for not much for than £1000. Wonderful tube characteristics, smooth, warm and sparkling tone, great price for such wonderful quality, shines on lead vocals."
- J G Harding, Sound on Sound

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"By any standards this is a superior-sounding valve microphone that just about brings a Telefunken microphone into the realm of affordability" 9/10
- Huw Price, MusicTech Magazine

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