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Product Information
Overview The Neumann M 149 Tube Switchable Tube Microphone is a variable dual-diaphragm microphone. The K 49 capsule, well known from the legendary U 47 and M 49 microphones, is followed by a tube functioning as an impedance converter. In contrast to earlier concepts utilizing a transformer, the tube is complemented with a transformerless output circuit design. The M 149 Tube can thus feed long microphone cables without any coloration.

Two slide switches are located below the large, acoustically-open headgrille. The switch at the front allows selection one of nine directional patterns. The slide switch at the rear operates a seven-step high pass filter, allowing very fine adjustment of the cut-off frequency.
Features
  • Transformerless Tube Output Circuitry
    Transformer-less output circuit, triode tube and integrated amplifier provide a signal output stage featuring very low self noise and distortion. The final output stage is an integrated amplifier that provides a very high output signal and the frequency response curve is unaffected by high, transient signal levels resulting in warm, transparent signal reproduction.
  • Exceptional Signal Reproduction
    Utilizing the legendary K49 capsule - well known from the legendary U47 and M49 microphones - as well as a modern tube and high quality amplifier output stage, the M149 Tube delivers exceptional signal character and response. A frequency response of 20Hz to 20kHz and SPL rating of 136dB < 5%THD result in pristine audio reproduction at various dynamic range.
  • 9 Selectable Polar Patterns
    Omnidirectional, wide angle cardioid, cardioid, hypercardioid and figure 8 polar patterns are provided. Intermediate positions of each are located in between the pattern designations.
  • Low Frequency Roll-Off Switch
    A 7-position low frequency roll-off switch is located at the rear of the microphone. It selects a high-pass filter, advancing in half-octave steps between 20 Hz and 160 Hz (-3dB)
  • Shock Mounted Capsule
    The capsule is mounted elastically inside the head to minimize structure borne noise.
  • EA170 Shock-Mount
    The elastic EA170 microphone shock-mount is included and even further minimizes noise caused by handling.
Specifications
  • Transducer: Pressure Gradient Condenser
  • Polar Pattern: Omnidirectional, Wide Angle Cardioid, Cardioid, Hpercardioid, Figure-8, and One Intermediate Position Each
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Dynamic Range (Typical): DIN/IEC 651 for < 0,5% THD (for < 5% THD)= 101 (121) dB
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio:
    CCIR 468-3= 66/69/71 dB*
    DIN/IEC 651= 78/81/83 dB*
  • Maximum Input Sound Level:
    for < 0,5% THD= 120 dB
    for < 5% THD= 136 dB
  • Power Requirements: N 149 Power supply included
  • Output Impedance:
    Rated Impedance: 50 Ohms
    Rated Load Impedance: 1000 Ohms
  • Output Connectors:
    Microphone = DIN8F
    Power Supply = XLR-3Type
  • Case: Aluminum Microphone Case and Attractive Outer Box for Storage and Protection of All Components
  • Pad: None
  • Low Frequency Roll-Off: Yes, Advancing in Half-Octave Steps Between 20 Hz and 160 Hz (-3dB)
    NOTE: This filter is useful to suppress rumble from air-conditioning and in windy situations.
  • Applications: Broadcasting, Dubbing, Voice-Overs, Spot Mic for Close Miking of Solo Instruments, Especially Strings, Wind Instruments, and Piano and General Studio Recording
  • Dimensions: 8.04 x 2.8" (201 x 70mm) LxD
  • Weight: 25.8 oz (730g)
Documents
Brand Neumann
Model M 149 Tube
Part Number 008399
UPC 615104083998
EAN 4006087083994
Product Category Tube Microphones
Unit of Measure EACH
Weight 7.50 lbs.
Neumann Performance Audio is an authorized Neumann dealer.
For decades, Neumann has been regarded worldwide as the standard-setting, leading manufacturer of studio microphones. Many products introduced in the history of the company have become milestones of professional audio technology. It is no accident that when listing their equipment, audio studios almost always put Neumann microphones at the top of the list - they are a recognized sign of a highly professional operation.
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