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Telefunken AR-70 Stereo Tube Condenser Microphone

The perfect stereo pair! The AR-70 is a stereo version of the AR-51, with two matched capsules you can rotate to record in X/Y, Mid-Side or dual mono mode. Rate and review this product
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Telefunken AR-70 Stereo Tube Condenser

The Telefunken AR-70 Stereo Tube Condenser Microphone is an advanced stereo version of the popular AR-51 tube condenser microphone, capable of X/Y, Mid-Side and dual mono recording configurations.

The AR-70 Stereo features a matched pair of large-diaphragm dual-sided TK51D capsules (the same newly implemented edge-terminated type 26.5 mm dual-membrane design found in the AR-51), a New/Old Stock ECC81 / 12AT7 vacuum tube (the same tube found in the AR-51), and a matched pair of European made custom wound T14/1 output transformers (the same transformers found in ELA M 250/251 and AR-51 microphones) all in a single, easy to setup system.

The AR-70 Stereo includes one fixed cardioid capsule on the bottom, and on top, a capsule wired for remote multi-polar pattern capabilities. This allows the microphone to perform multiple stereo recording techniques, as well as a standard single channel monophonic recording, all in one package. In stereo mode, the AR-70 Stereo can be set up in a standard X/Y configuration, with each capsule orientated 90 degrees away from each other, resulting in a perfectly co-incidental pair. With the option of the multi-pattern functionality of the top capsule, the microphone can also be used in Mid-Side (M/S) technique, where the lower capsule is fixed in cardioid, and the upper capsule is rotated 90 degrees and set to the Figure 8 polar pattern.

Each AR-70 Stereo microphone comes complete with M 970AR power supply, M 801 25' dual-shielded TX-7 tube microphone cable, M701 elastic shockmount, a FC70 locking flight case and wooden microphone box.

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- Type: Stereo Pressure Gradient Condenser
- Capsule: TK51D - 26.5 mm Edge Terminated Diaphragm
- Tube Type: National 12AT7WA (NOS)
- Transformer: Haufe T14/1
- Polar Pattern: Top Capsule - 9-Pattern Variable including Omnidirectional, Cardioid, Bidirectional; Bottom Capsule - Cardioid
- Frequency Range: 20 Hz - 20 kHz, +/- 3 dB
- Sensitivity: 13 mV/Pa +/- 1 dB
- THD at 1kHZ at 1Pa (Amplifier): < 0.2% (Per Channel)
- Output Impedance: 250 O
- Maximum SPL (for 1% THD): 128 dB
- S/N Ratio: 85.5 dBA
- Self Noise (Amplifier): 8.5 dBA (Per Channel)
- Dimensions: 305 mm L x 46 mm Dia
- Weight: 866 g
- Current Draw from Mains: 95 mA
- Power Supply: M 970AR - 7 Pin Female XLR Input, Two 3 Pin Male XLR Outputs, Polar Pattern Selector
- Cable: M 801 - 25 ft Accusound TX-7 Cable, 7 Pin Male & Female XLR's
- Wooden Box: WB70AR
- Flight Case: FC70 - Vintage Style Locking Combination Flight Case
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Shipping Weight: 5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 25 x 24 x 11 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): SYTM-016
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