The No.1 Website for Pro Audio
 Search Reviews  Search Gear Database  Search Gear for sale  Search Gearslutz Go Advanced

Description

The Advanced Audio CM48 fet is a large diaphragm, 3-pattern fet condenser microphone featuring our AK47 capsule, which is based on the venerable Neumann U-47fet. The CM48 has the same response as the U-47fet but with the added advantage of three pickup patterns. We have also improved the stand attachment by fitting the threaded isolation mount that we use on our CM87 and CM47 microphones. The CM48fet can be successfully used to record vocals and bass and guitar amps, and is also an excellent room microphone. Capsule The CM48 features a double-sided, single back-plate 32mm K47 type capsule with a response identical to the original K47 capsule used in the U-47fet. Circuit The CM48 uses the same discrete, two-stage Class A transformer amplifier design found in our CM87 microphone. The AK47 capsule is 3-4dB less efficient than the AK67 capsule and features the cylindrical U-47 type head grill. This combination allows the microphone to handle higher sound pressure levels than the CM87. The CM48 also has a -10db pad as well as a 100Hz rumble filter. It comes in a rugged aluminum flight case with a very robust shock-mount.

Discussions

Advanced audio microphones, what's the word?

...shimmer. Female vocals sit in the mix better than my Neumann U87 or Pearlman TM2. Now, just waiting for the CM48 to be available...Dave, any info on ETA? KIDVYBES...thank you for all the information you've been sharing on these mics...much appreciated. Cheers

View Post

Affordable Tube Microphone

...endorsements and that I "polish turds"?. I wish Dennis was still on Planet Earth as I would have sent him a CM48TUBE to try since I believe he was partial to plate output tube circuits. I think he would have really liked it. it would have been good to get his blessing. ...

View Post

Beesneez AA 3U Roswell warm debate

...choices for my first LDC to the following microphones in random order: 1. Beesneez Oliver Fet 2. Advanced Audio CM48 Fet 3. 3U Audio Warbler MK IVD 4. Roswell Mini K47 5. Warm Audio WA47fe Making a selection from this list is very difficult for me. I’m literally ready to just buy the one that feels best with no...

View Post

Reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. Have an opinion?