The Neumann M 49 Microphone Is Back!

The Neumann M 49 Microphone Is Back!

By Front End Audio on Aug 1st 2022

The Neumann M 49 Microphone Is Back!

Neumann has just released the Neumann M 49 V Tube Microphone, a reissue of the iconic Neumann M 49! The Neumann M 49 was one of the microphones that changed the landscape of recording in the 50s and 60s. It set the reference sound for blues, jazz, pop and classical music. When you hear masterpieces from legends like Miles Davis, Aretha Franklin, or Barbra Streisand, or today's top talents like Adele, you hear an M 49 at work. Recording engineers and artists alike keep vintage versions of the M 49 like treasures for a reason. And whoever is lucky enough to have a historic version could easily sell it for a five-figure sum.

For years and years, Neumann's most experienced microphone experts trialed and tested until they came up with a product that even some of the most well-respected producers and sound engineers considered to be acoustically identical to the historic version, even in direct AB comparison!

This is not a classic sales item, this is a reissue. The Neumann M 49 V is special in many ways. It's production involves a meticulous assembly process by hand. And because the availability of key parts like the triode tube is limited, these will only be made in small batches every month.

Neumann M 49 V Tube Microphone Features:

  • Reissue of the legendary M 49 with detail improvements
  • Superb vocal microphone for male and female voices
  • Versatile microphone for all types of instruments
  • Made to original specifications using archived documentation
  • New power supply automatically adapts to mains voltage
  • Handmade and hand-soldered in Germany

The Neumann M 49 V Tube Microphone is available now for purchase at Front End Audio! We're really excited for this reissue. If you have any questions, about the M 49 V or any of Neumann's products, give us a call and we'll be happy to assist!

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