The Neumann-Gefell UM 57 is a large-diaphragm tube condenser microphone equipped with the Gefell company’s famous M7 capsule.
It is a dual-diaphragm, center-terminated capsule with diaphragms reskinned with Mylar/Gold of original gauge exclusively.
The capsule has three polar patterns, selectable via a switch on the power supply: Cardioid, Omni, Figure of 8.
The amplifier circuit is similar to the Neumann-Gefell CMV 563 microphone, an EC92 triode is used in both.
UM57 is a natural and smooth sounding microphone, great for vocals and acoustic instruments.
This microphone has been reskinned, recapped and serviced. It has a brand new Drefahl DN221-E PSU & Sommer tube cable and connectors. VTC 57 Shock Mount is included.
Excellent working condition, great visual condition. PSU works on 220V. EU power cord included.
US and EU parcels ship via UPS, ETA 1-7 working days from pickup day zero. That also applies to most
All shipments are fully insured.
Bigger shipments requiring pallets or custom made crates ship to US, CA, JP, CN, AU and other outside of EU locations via DHL Air Freight, ETA is normally approx. 7-14 working days from pickup day zero.
Big shipments inside EU ship via different freight companies, recently mostly via ACE Logistics. Freight forwarders can use different courier companies for deliveries to final destinations.
Palletising and crating time can vary depending on the size of the shipment and packaging queue. We pack all our shipments with great care.
You are most welcome to pick your order up yourself from our Retrosonic Pro Audio showroom, studio and warehouse in Tallinn, Estonia.
We ship worldwide – contact us for a personal shipping quote or any other questions.
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