Deal. I will be using mainly as a vocal microphone for hip hop, R&B, and rap vocals but other things too, such as podcasts. I'll post that shootout in the Gear comparison page. The TLM107 is part of the same family as the TLM102, but it’s like a bigger, more complex sibling. I can send you some files if you want to (of both the TLM 107 and the V17). Add at least two items to compare. Serv. Some mics were better than others, but the best two or three all sounded very good - except that in a very rough-and-ready blind test I chose the TLM102 recordings every time. Add at least two items to compare. Sometimes though, we want the increased linearity and increased dynamic range that transformerless circuitry offers, and that’s what the TLM series is about. The new TLM102 embodies everything we've come to expect from a large-diaphragm Neumann studio mic — except the price! All other standard return policy conditions apply. When I bought the TLM 107 (few years ago) it was cheaper than the TLM-193. Hd. I think the K2 is miles better than the Tlm 102 and Tlm 103. So - if we remove the tranny, what’s left to make a Neumann special? The biggest noticeable difference (after you open the fitted wooden case) is that it’s bigger, and it’s got switches. The email address you entered was an invalid email. Hey all, Im just curious about your impressions on these two microphones. I will be running it as my main vocal chain through an LA610. Back to Product List. Frequency response is again very linear, with a slightly higher presence lift at around 8kHz which lifts vocals but avoids the sibilance band. Neumann’s website says the mic was designed to perform particularly well on vocals, and if these tests are any indication they hit the bullseye; in particular, I suspect it could work wonders on singers with nasal-resonance problems (like me). There are no switches for pads nor filters, so you literally put it on a stand, point it at a source (it’ll take up to 144 dB SPL, which is loud) and go. Zobacz inne Mikrofony, najtańsze i najlepsze oferty, opinie. That said, with this sound with these switchable options this could (and in my opinion should) become one of the new-classic studio go-to LCD mics at any price. Add at least two items to compare. Support this with electronics that suit its characteristics and you should have a basis for a decent mic. Yes more high end frequencies than the u87, less mids, more bass, that's it. Not responsible for typographical or illustrative errors. These mics are not cheap, and just having the Neumann name on them doesn’t justify the price; the sound quality does that. Contact Us. Again, the shockmount is an optional extra, and again it worked perfectly well in my go-to Rycote. The overall effect is neutral, but somehow with added weight and smooth presence that’s difficult to define. When I compared my K2 to the u87ai it wasn't all that different. Of course, when you’re the manufacturer that made many of those classic mics in the first-place, you need to do something new, and from Neumann GmbH of Berlin this gets us the TLM (TransformerLess Microphone) range that’s been around for some years now. Sensitivity and noise are very respectable (though not class leading). Sort: Clear All. Sales & Expert advice 800.606.6969 or 212.444.6615. Comparing Neumann TLM 107 vs Neumann TLM 103 vs Neumann TLM 102 . The frequency response is pretty flat with a gentle presence lift above about 6kHz and it responds very well to transients. Switching is controlled by a small joystick-like navigation switch on the back of the mic; moving it changes the pad, filter and pattern settings, and an LED illuminates for a few seconds to show what’s selected. (fat chance! You have until Feb 01, 2021 to return or exchange items bought after Oct 19, 2020. The new TLM102 embodies everything we've come to expect from a large-diaphragm Neumann studio mic — except the price! Customer … Then again, the lack of such features doesn’t really impinge on the sound quality. Print Email. Set-up in front of a singer (once they stop giggling about how small it is) it sounds far more expensive than it actually is, it’s good on acoustic guitars (I’d probably use a small diaphragm condenser on a very exposed part though) and worked beautifully as distant mic on a guitar cab. OK - a couple of days use and you’ll learn which setting is which, but a bit more contrast wouldn’t hurt (the black body mic looks to solve this by the way). For me the revelation came when I recorded some spoken word tests with a number of different mics that I had lying around. © 2000-2020 B & H Foto & Electronics Corp. 420 9th Ave, New York, NY 10001. Gen. #0907906. Neumann TLM102 & TLM 107 Issue #30 It sometimes seems as though many of the world’s microphone manufacturers are obsessed with recreating the designs and characteristics of decades-old classics, and given the recording industry’s apparent matching obsession, this isn’t unreasonable. Mikrofon Neumann TLM 102 - od 2375,00 zł, porównanie cen w 4 sklepach. TLM 102 vs M930. : Elec. Neither is remotely in the “budget” category unless you compare them with other microphones from Neumann or other upper-tier manufacturers, in which case they may start to look a bit like bargains! Sort: Clear All. So, this mic is really no-frill and straightforward. Very nice. The TLM102 is a fixed pattern, cardioid, large diaphragm condenser mic. The TLM107 has five polar patterns, from omni through wide/standard/hyper cardioid to figure-of-8. - Ed), This article was originally published in issue #30, To read the article in its entirety, view the digital magazine, Our website uses Cookies - by using this site or closing this message you’re agreeing to our Terms & Conditions, Cookie Policy and Privacy Policy. Well, a notable difference between AKG C214 vs Neumann TLM 102 is found in the feature set; Neumann TLM 102 doesn’t have any pre-attenuation pad or filter. Store #0906712 Elec. The TLM 107 is available in black or matt nickel and ships in a wooden box with a stand mount but no suspension mount. I couldn’t actually describe the difference, but there was a solidity to the recording that I simply wasn’t getting anywhere else. No items to compare. Copies or clones of mics tend to mimic either the design or characteristics of existing models; I mention this because the TLM range has several microphones that aim to deliver the “family sound” of older Neumann mics but with updated specs, but the 102 and 107 models are designs in their own rights.