Telefunken M81 Universal Dynamic Mircophone

£256.27 RRP £281.63 (including VAT @ 20%)

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  • Capsule Designed to give a Wide, Balanced Response
  • Minimal Proximity Effect
  • Suitable for Stage or Studio
  • Flatter Frequency Response for Body and Clarity
  • Rugged, Dynamic Design

Telefunken M81 Universal Dynamic Mircophone

The Telefunken M81 is a dynamic microphone with a super-cardioid pickup pattern which builds off many of the strengths of the M80. Retaining the minimal proximity effect, superior feedback rejection and also featuring a pulled back top end the M81 produces a flatter overall frequency response perfect for live performances. This combination results in a wealth of body and clarity, great for brighter vocals and guitar tones.

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The M81 has retained the M80 head which has been designed to reduce the proximity effect created by the cardioid polar pattern, meaning you vocals wont be indistinct. The top end of the M81 has been pulled back to yield a flatter overall frequency response, resulting in a microphone with a wealth of body and clarity, making it a great tool for taming brighter vocals and guitar tones and for fattening up percussion, horns and thinner sounding sources.

The Telefunken M81 includes a custom wound transformer that automatically matches impedance, providing consistent sound even when using different mixing boards, unlike some other preamplifiers which can operate at different impedance levels; affecting the sound of your microphone.

The diaphragm on the Telefunken M81 is super thin, which gives it a fast, un-colored response that captures your sound with incredible detail. Because it's not a midrange-heavy mic like some dynamic mics, it's not just for vocals. You can get great results with the M81 in front of a guitar amp, over a snare drum, or virtually any other instrument that needs a detailed, well-balanced microphone.


  • Durable, reliable and accurate sounding dynamic microphone
  • Consistent super cardioid pickup pattern avoids on stage feedback
  • Clear midrange articulation with tamed highs
  • Minimal proximity response compliments vocal performance
  • Tough design ideal for stage use night after night
  • Sleek matte black finish


  • Microphone Type: Dynamic
  • Polar Pattern: Super-Cardioid
  • Capsule: 25 mm
  • Frequency Range: 30Hz - 18 kHz
  • Output Impedance: < 250 Ohms
  • SPL (Max): > 140 dB
  • Connection: 3-Pin Male XLR
  • Includes: Microphone Clip, Leather Carry Case
  • Length: 7.25" / 184 mm
  • Diameter: 1.88" / 48 mm
  • Weight: 371 g