"For those of you that are a little unshure about the M80 mic by TELEFUNKEN, well, I am about to funk you up with this rap. The name is right and it is James Brown tight, it is the Bomb, an easy win in any fight, yeah the M80 that be the One."
Bootsy Collins on the M80
TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik Mics At A Glance
TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik microphones are built to a standard, not to a price. The world's finest microphones are manufactured by TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik, ranging from meticulously engineered replicas of historic vintage microphones that are handcrafted in the USA to the R-F-T series of microphones that take advantage of the globalization of technology and on to the latest innovations in dynamic microphones including an exceptional dynamic microphone for live and studio vocal performance. The TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik TEC Award winning line includes the ELA M251, U47, U48, C12, AK47 MkII, AR-51, CU-29 "Copperhead", ELA M260, ELA M270, ELA M250, and M80 dynamic mic, as well as cables, large diaphragm and small diaphragm mics, and vintage microphones. In addition, TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik offers a wide range of accessories and restoration parts, including a vacuum tube replacement for the original TELEFUNKEN VF14. TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik developed a unique revolutionary new diaphragm material called Alloy 2213 for our CK-13 capsule.