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Neumann M49

Neumann M49

Neumann M49

A perfect large-diaphragm microphone with outstanding sound characteristics

  • the M49 was developed by Nordwestdeutscher Rundfunk (NWDR) and first appeared in 1949 in a small series under the model name B-M49 (also available for hire!)
  • Neumann started with serial production in 1951 (revised design)
  • 2022 presentation of the M49v, which seamlessly follows on from the vintage version and differs only in the tube type
  • M7 capsule; replaced 1958 by the K49, which is still used today
  • equally popular in pop, jazz and classical music
  • very warm and round sound with a wonderful top end
  • two vintage M49s (M7/K49) and one M49v (K49) for hire
  • manufacturing period: 1951-1974, since 2022 (M49v)

Favourite applications: terrific vocal mic! Prominent users: Aretha FranklinBarbra StreisandMiriam MakebaSimon & GarfunkelTony BennettAdeleNancy SinatraNorah Jones. Also perfect for piano/grand piano, upright bass, acoustic guitar, cello, horns (Miles Davis) etc.

  • 1 Day69 €
  • 2 Days116 €
  • Weekend
    150 €