The U48 offers cardioid and figure-of-eight, where the U47
is switchable between omnidirectional and cardioid polar patterns, the mics are
According to the book Recording The Beatles, the U48 was one
of George Martin's favorite microphones when actually "recording The
Beatles." Utilizing the same M7 capsule, BV8 output transformer
Due to the rarity of finding Vintage VF14 replacement tubes,
many of these systems were converted to Nuvister or EF14’s. Although slightly altering the
originality of the system vintage NOS EF 14’s are abundantly available
therefore guaranteeing serviceability of this mic for the future.
Large Diaphragm multipattern tube condenser. Red dot AC701 Tube.
Original Power Supply, Capsule, Jewel Box, Shock Mount. Beautiful system
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