Neumann TLM 102 Condenser Microphone Nickel Silver
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Neumman TLM 102 Condenser
Neumann's TLM 102 condenser microphone brings the brand's signature sound to home and project studios. This innovative mic that combines a compact, ergonomic design with Neumann's meticulous German engineering. The TLM 102 features a newly developed large-diaphragm capsule to capture vocals, guitars, drums and more with stunning clarity and detail.
Crisp, Balanced Sound for Any Application
With a frequency range of 20 Hz to 20 kHz, the TLM 102 captures transients with speed and precision while maintaining a smooth, natural tone. Its largely linear response produces recordings free of coloration across the audible spectrum. A slight boost above 6 kHz adds presence and "air" to vocals and speech, allowing them to cut through a mix.
Maximum SPL of 144dB Handles High Volumes with Ease
Don't let its small size fool you—the TLM 102 can handle up to 144dB of sound pressure level without distortion. This makes it an excellent choice for recording loud sources like guitar cabinets, snare drums and more. The TLM 102's cardioid pickup pattern focuses on sound in front of the mic while reducing noise from the sides and rear, even in high-volume situations.
Pop Screen and Suspension Mount Reduce Noise
An integrated pop screen protects the TLM 102's capsule from plosives and breath noise during vocal recordings. The capsule itself is elastically suspended to prevent structure-borne vibration from translating into unwanted sound. These features, combined with the TLM 102's compact, ergonomic design, make it exceptionally easy to position and help capture a clean, focused signal.
Portable, Affordable Neumann Quality
Weighing just 260 grams and measuring 52mm in diameter, the TLM 102 is highly portable and fits into even the smallest spaces. It requires standard 48V phantom power and provides a balanced, low-impedance output for compatibility with most preamps and interfaces. Despite its compact size and affordable price, the TLM 102 delivers the impeccable quality and sound that Neumann is known for around the world.
- 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 6kHz
- Transformerless circuitry
- Acoustical operating principle: Pressure gradient transducer
- Directional pattern: Cardioid
- Frequency range: 20Hz-20kHz
- Sensitivity at 1kHz into 1kOhm: 11 mV/Pa
- Rated impedance: 50 Ohms
- Rated load impedance: 1 kOhms
- Equivalent noise level, CCIR1): 21dB
- Equivalent noise level, (A-weighted): 12dB-A
- Signal-to-noise ratio, CCIR1 (rel. 94 dB SPL): 73dB
- Signal-to-noise ratio, A-weighted (rel. 94 dB SPL): 82dB
- Maximum SPL for THD 0.5%: 144dB
- Maximum output voltage: 13dBu
- Supply voltage (P48, IEC 61938): 48V ± 4V
- Current consumption (P48, IEC 61938) 3.5 mA
- Matching connector: XLR3F
- Weight approx.: 260g
- Diameter: 52mm
- Length: 116mm