Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. First, as mentioned above, the M49 captures a magical low/mid character the Flea just cannot recreate. 1974 was the year Neumann officially discontinued the M49 from its product line. 11; 02:22 Final: MI vs DC – Man of the Match – Trent Boult. While the 49 is not a new product for Flea, I have used the microphone on countless occasions and therefore felt it was a great topic for review. I can’t stress enough how much this thing feels like the original. The Flea 49 is a clone of the Neumann M49 microphone. Questions? 05:34 Final: MI vs DC – Match Highlights ... M49: CSK vs KKR – Match Highlights. A hefty price leaves M49’s attainable only by professional studios and top tier recording engineers. Skip to the beginning of the images gallery, Cardioid, Omni-Directional, Variable-Pattern, Cardioid: -40.9 dBV/Pa (9 mV) / Omni: -41.9 dBV/Pa (8 mV) / Bi: -40 dBV/Pa (10 mV), Directional pattern: cardioid, omni, bi-directional, Sensitivity at 1kHz: 9mV/Pa | 8mV/Pa | 10mV/Pa. In particular, the bottom connector is smooth and locks nicely into the microphone. FLEA 49 is fitted with capsule F7 - our exact replica of legendary M7 capsule. Vintage King's Los Angeles and Nashville showrooms are available for curbside pickups. Neumann released the original M49 in 1951. For assistance in better understanding the content of this page or any other page within this website, please call 888.653.1184 during normal business hours. The last important part of the electronical system of the microphone is its tube, triode, carefully selected for noise reduction. 65,219 00:49 10 Nov 20. Great build quality, too. Let the pro audio world hear your voice with a review of the FLEA Microphones 49 Tube Condenser Microphone M49 vox by jordansilva published on 2014-02-13T02:11:35Z. Previous social items Next social items. Another important part is the transformer which is our replica of the transformer used in M49 mics. The FLEA 49 is our replica of Neumann M49 microphone. Check back next week to find out how the Flea stacks up against an original M49 in the studio! That being said there are a few distinct differences between the two microphones. The FLEA 49 is fitted with the F7 capsule – our replica of the legendary M7 capsule. FLEA 49 is an exact replica of M49 microphone. This week I want to talk about the Flea microphones 49. See details. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out /  Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. The Flea 49 is a clone of the Neumann M49 microphone. Stream Flea 49 vs. Nuemann M49, a playlist by jordansilva from desktop or your mobile device. All mechanical parts are authentic replicas. I've had mine for the last three and a half years, and it's my go-to lead vocal mic. Original versions of M49’s can still be found today; however, a limited supply of parts has vastly inflated prices. Contains tracks. Flea is a Slovakian microphone company known for quality products that recreate vintage classics. 60,607 02:22 10 Nov 20. It's got a great cushy warmth, and the high end is smooth, clear, and beautiful. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. . ( Log Out /  Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. 12; View all. Flea 49 is fitted with capsule F7 - our exact replica of legendary M7 capsule. The FLEA 49 is fitted with the F7 capsule – our replica of the legendary M7 capsule. Upon opening the box, I could feel the 49 was a solid microphone. The power supply is built like a brick with high quality switches. Free shipping to the lower 48 US states on orders $99 and up. Place your order before 4:00pm ET Mon-Fri and we will ship your items the same day. 700,464; Item is in stock and will ship the next business day.