Neumann TLM 103 Studio Set B-Stock

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Studio microphone

  • Large diaphragm microphone based on the K87 capsule
  • Cardioid
  • Frequency range: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Equivalent noise level (A-weighted1) 7 dB-A
  • SPL is ideally suited for THD <0.5%2) 138 dB
  • Nominal Impedance: 50 Ohm
  • Due to the minimal inherent-noise it is ideally suited for: broadcasters, very quiet instruments, radio plays, sound recording / sampling, home recording
  • Is great as a spot microphone and for reducing the sound in e.g. wind instruments, strings, percussion, guitar amps, drum overhead positions
  • Colour: Nickel
  • Dimensions: diameter 60 mm x length 132 mm
  • Weight approx. 450 g
  • Includes 1x EA1 elastic suspension together with high-quality cardboard packaging - but without a wooden case and rigid support
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Further Information

Tube No
Switchable Polar Pattern No
Omnidirectional No
Cardioid Yes
Figure-8 No
Low Cut No
Pad No
shockmount included Yes
USB Microphone No
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Jaentz, 31.10.2009
I am an ambitious Hobbymusiker and I decided for the Neuman TLM 103, since I was very dissatisfied with my old AKG C3000.

I prefer to record a female voice and Western as well as concert guitar. I was absolutely thrilled with the first tests. There was a previously unprecedented transparency, clarity, and openness, without being harsh in any way. I also quickly realized that a later editing with an EQ was no longer necessary, at least not with my recording path (Micpreamp, compressor, analog tape machine, interface). Noisy, I knew already from my AKG, but with the Neumann was absolutely nothing to be heard! "My" singer was also very surprised and had to get used to her voice on the headphones.

The Neumann TLM 103 leaves no details behind and does not gloss over anything. Some people do not have enough character, but that's what I wanted!
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Dirk269, 10.04.2012
From the processing, is the TLM 103 incl Microphone spider so far the best which I got into the fingers. It is very robust and really very well processed .. Made in Germany halt!

The sound is balanced and detailed. In my opinion, the height elevation of the Mics is not very advantageous. It hisses in an unpleasant way. Can be corrected however with EQ half way.

In the mix I can report both good and bad:
The TLM103 has a very present sound! In a track with drums, bass guitar, 6 electric guitar tracks and 2 fat Omnisphere synths, the vocal recording goes through like a razor. However, this is a downside to less crowded songs. If, for example, you want to make a simple recording with A-guitar and vocals or piano and vocals, you have to castrate the TLM properly so that the singing is not too obtrusive.
Overall, I would call the sound "not exciting" and "hard".

For vocals, I think the microphone is less suitable. I think with voice recording this microphone can trump.

For almost 1000EUR you get a high quality microphone with a great but unspectacular sound.
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