Tony Escapa Travels the World with TELEFUNKEN

Tony Escapa is seen with his TELEFUNKEN mics while traveling on Ricky Martin’s “One World Tour.” - CLICK TO ENLARGE

Tony Escapa is seen with his TELEFUNKEN mics while traveling on Ricky Martin’s “One World Tour.”
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Tony Escapa, a Berklee grad and Grammy Award-winning drummer, relies on his DC7 drum mic pack from TELEFUNKEN for his worldwide touring. “This selection of mics covers all my bases and stays true to my drum sound,” says Escapa, “They pack up in a solid custom suitcase, perfect to stand the pace of the road life.” Escapa’s DC7 mic pack from TELEFUNKEN includes the three unique voices of the company’s TEC Award-winning Dynamic Series microphone line, in combination with two matched small diaphragm FET condensers, and all packaged as the 7-microphone DC7 Drum Pack for drum recording and live performance applications. Each microphone set consists of the M82 for kick drum, the M80-SHB for snare, the M81-SH for toms, and the M60 FET Cardioid mics for cymbals or overheads.

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TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik Product Overview

TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik is a world-class audio equipment manufacturer located in South Windsor, CT, offering a wide array of products focusing on the highest quality vacuum tube-based condenser microphones and dynamic microphones.

The flagship Diamond Series line offers meticulous reproductions of classic vintage microphones including the ELA M 251, U47, and C12, recreated to exacting details to the originals. The R-F-T Series consists of original circuit designs combining premium components and new old stock vacuum tubes with globally sourced metalwork for cost efficiency, and includes the AR-51, AK-47 MkII, ELA M 260, and CU-29 Copperhead. The Dynamic Series features three unique dynamic microphone designs, the M80, M81, and M82, in a variety of packages to accommodate nearly every need for a dynamic microphone, such as handheld microphones, low-profile versions, and wireless head capsule adapters for use on everything from vocals to drum kits. All of TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik's microphones are hand-assembled in CT, USA.

In addition to the expansive microphone line, TELEFUNKEN offers premium vacuum tubes, vintage restoration microphone parts, high quality XLR cables, guitar picks, and several other after-market parts. The product line continues to grow to provide new markets with the quality that TELEFUNKEN is known for.

TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik microphones are built to a standard, not a price.

Telefunken Quotes:

"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

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