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The TLM 102 defines a new generation of Neumann studio microphones. This applies not only to the design of the microphone but also to the price.The reduced overall size contributes to an exceptionally compact appearance, which unites all of the typical design components of a Neumann microphone. The harmonious proportions and gleaming grille ring ensure that even at first glance, the TLM 102* attracts attention.The TLM 102 is impressive in terms of sound: In the interior is a newly developed large-diaphragm capsule (cardioid) with a maximum sound pressure level of 144 dB, which permits the recording of percussion, drums, amps and other very loud sound sources, for example. Instruments that are not especially loud also benefit from the very fast transient response of the TLM 102. However its most important applications are in the realm of vocals and speech; a slight boost above 6 kHz provides for excellent presence of the voice in the overall mix. Up to 6 kHz the frequency response is extremely linear, ensuring minimal coloration and a clearly defined bass range. The capsule has an elastic suspension for the suppression of structure-borne noise. A pop screen integrated into the grille serves to suppress plosives in vocal and speech recording.Due to its price and flexible field of application, the TLM 102 is ideal for the home recording and project studio sector, as well as for the broadcasting area, especially when clear lines of sight to the speakers are a priority.The TLM 102 is available in black and nickel; a stand mount is included.Neumann TLM 102 Nickel Features Large-diaphragm microphone with cardioid directional characteristic (pressure gradient transducer) Compact, characteristic but smaller-scale Neumann design Very high maximum sound pressure level Slight presence boost above 6 kHz Transformerless circuitry Neumann TLM 102 Nickel Specifications Acoustical operating principle Pressure gradient transducer Directional pattern Cardioid Frequency range 20 Hz ... 20 kHz Sensitivity at 1 kHz into 1 kohm 11 mV/Pa Rated impedance 50 ohms Rated load impedance 1 kohms Equivalent noise level, CCIR1) 21 dB Equivalent noise level, A-weighted1) 12 dB-A Signal-to-noise ratio, CCIR1) (rel. 94 dB SPL) 73 dB Signal-to-noise ratio, A-weighted1) (rel. 94 dB SPL) 82 dB Maximum SPL for THD 0.5%2) 144 dB Maximum output voltage 13 dBu Dynamic range, A-weighted1) 132 dB Supply voltage (P48, IEC 61938) 48 V ± 4 V Current consumption (P48, IEC 61938) 3.5 mA Matching connector XLR3F Weight approx. 260 g Diameter 52 mm Length 116 mm Neumann TLM 102 Nickel*Accessories Stand Mount SG 1 Elastic Suspension EA 1 (mt) *


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...vocal & acoustic guitar mic. * several SM-57's, SM-7B, AKG 414 XLII One of the guys here has a Neumann TLM 102 - Always seems a bit to crispy, but has a few applications. Not a preferred mic to my ears. Got rid of: - Neumann U87ai - it never did anything for me. I've...

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Gear Porn thread - pics of your slutty setups

I don't have a ton of gear but here's my current setup. As usual I have some stuff coming in... Nord Drum, Kaossilator 2S and Neumann TLM 102

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Advice upgrading my home studio bad english . Im willing to upgrade my home studio . Actually i got a saffire pro 14 and a neumann tlm 102 . Im a singer and im recording voice plus already made music base and own made songs . Im not satisfyed with the current gear cause i want more warm in my voice...

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