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Singular Audio 7th August 2020 10:55 AM

New company Singular Audio launches the f-48 fet condenser microphone
 
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Singular Audio launches the f-48 microphone. Vintage sound in a modern package, hand built by an audio engineer.

The f-48 is a large diaphragm fet condenser microphone. The capsule is a k-47 type, the same type found in the famous u47 fet microphone. It has a very smooth top end, with a mid forward sound. Very pleasing on all kinds of sources, and especially vocals. Always full and never harsh.

Only the best components are used, with resistors hand matched for the best performance. This microphone features an amplification circuit with a vintage NOS fet, manually calibrated for best sound. Inspired by a vintage Neumann circuit, this design generates a defined and crisp sound without hyped high end. In audio, often simple circuits and designs work well. This mic is very reminiscent of a u47 fet, but has fewer parts so it has a slightly warmer sound with more harmonics. It also has very low self noise. The microphone features a 6.5:1 output transformer, for extra smooth tones, a flattering transient response and mojo. An internal switch allows for both cardioid and omni pattern operation.

The microphones are hand built in small batches. These first units are going to be priced at 495 euros, excl. shipping. After that the units are going to cost 595 euros. Please note: when ordering inside the EU 21% tax is added.

More information on https://www.singularaudio.nl/shop/f-48-microphone .Raw multitrack wav recordings can be downloaded on the site.

YouTube demos found here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...Pn1u9VxQb0yYDP

elbib 7th August 2020 02:26 PM

yes!! very curious about these mics.

Singular Audio 7th August 2020 03:41 PM

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Originally Posted by elbib (Post 14901959)
yes!! very curious about these mics.

Thanks elbib. If you'd like a demo of sorts, let us know and we'll be able to set something up.

Meanwhile, there are some demos available at www.singularaudio.nl

elbib 8th August 2020 10:06 AM

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Originally Posted by Singular Audio (Post 14902067)
Thanks elbib. If you'd like a demo of sorts, let us know and we'll be able to set something up.

Meanwhile, there are some demos available at www.singularaudio.nl

I'll email you and see if we can work something out.

Will you be doing a singing vocal demo in the future? Can't find one on www.singularaudio.nl

Singular Audio 8th August 2020 04:34 PM

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Originally Posted by elbib (Post 14903436)
I'll email you and see if we can work something out.

Will you be doing a singing vocal demo in the future? Can't find one on www.singularaudio.nl

Yes, we're going to be recording a vocal demo next week which will be up on our YouTube here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eOV...P&index=2&t=0s

Singular Audio 9th August 2020 11:09 AM

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Originally Posted by Singular Audio (Post 14903861)
Yes, we're going to be recording a vocal demo next week which will be up on our YouTube here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eOV...P&index=2&t=0s

And a drum demo can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eOVEwbT-S0

Raw multitracks can be found on our website singularaudio.nl

Singular Audio 12th August 2020 05:58 PM

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Last 2 mics with the introductory price of 495 euros on sale now through www.singularaudio.nl

deedeeyeah 12th August 2020 08:58 PM

will the next batch be without the huge logo? that and a choice of colours might be worth thise additional 100 bucks...

Singular Audio 12th August 2020 09:40 PM

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Originally Posted by deedeeyeah (Post 14911207)
will the next batch be without the huge logo? that and a choice of colours might be worth thise additional 100 bucks...

If you would like a custom version, please contact me at [email protected]. I can omit the logo if you want, or make a custom one. Would be no problem.

Only this colour option for the time being though.

Singular Audio 8th September 2020 01:15 PM

New batch of f-48 microphones available through https://www.singularaudio.nl/shop/f-48-microphone

I've decided to extend the introductory offer because of the impact of covid on the industry.

More info available also on www.instagram.com/singularaudio

Singular Audio 10th September 2020 11:06 AM

Short vocal demo of the mic online : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JX55...b0yYDP&index=1

Demo with the full song and raw multitracks available soon.

elbib 10th September 2020 02:44 PM

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Originally Posted by Singular Audio (Post 14963889)
Short vocal demo of the mic online : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JX55...b0yYDP&index=1

Demo with the full song and raw multitracks available soon.

That vocal sounds really good. Was there a lot of processing done? When do you think the song and files will be available?

ardis 10th September 2020 07:47 PM

Where do the capsules come from?

Singular Audio 11th September 2020 12:16 PM

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Originally Posted by ardis (Post 14964834)
Where do the capsules come from?

Thanks for your question Ardis.

The capsule is a recreation of the vintage k47, designed with the same hole pattern and frequency response. It is designed and built by a contact of mine who makes these for me.

thehightenor 14th September 2020 08:53 AM

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Originally Posted by Singular Audio (Post 14966096)
Thanks for your question Ardis.

The capsule is a recreation of the vintage k47, designed with the same hole pattern and frequency response. It is designed and built by a contact of mine who makes these for me.

That didn't really answer the question in terms of where the capsules are made and how are they made?

Are the capsules hand made (in small batches) in the US? (for example)

Singular Audio 14th September 2020 07:21 PM

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Originally Posted by thehightenor (Post 14971713)
That didn't really answer the question in terms of where the capsules are made and how are they made?

Are the capsules hand made (in small batches) in the US? (for example)

The capsules are built by a contact of mine in small batches here in Europe.

Singular Audio 14th September 2020 08:24 PM

Vocal demo up on YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohUY...b0yYDP&index=1

Singular Audio 19th September 2020 11:16 AM

Raw 16b 44k1 wav recordings of the mic can be downloaded on singularaudio.nl. Various examples are available: vocal, guitar, drums, speech. These are unprocessed, with no compression or eq.

They can be found at the bottom of this page: http://www.singularaudio.nl/shop/f-48-microphone/

Singular Audio 26th September 2020 02:11 PM

Jacquire king did a shootout with the f-48 on the Universal Audio livestream and it won!

You can check out the livestream here and listen to the mic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dInpOdjcDkM