TF39 Copperhead Deluxe

The TF39 expands on the “Copperhead” sound by adding 3-pattern selection between cardioid, omnidirectional, and figure-8


TF39 Copperhead Deluxe

The TF39 expands on the “Copperhead” sound by adding 3-pattern selection between cardioid, omnidirectional, and figure-8


TF39 Copperhead Deluxe

The TF39 is an expansion of the “Copperhead” sound with the addition of 3-pattern selection between Cardioid, Omnidirectional, and Figure-8. This added feature set gives the TF39 greater flexibility and options in the studio.


  • Balanced, natural midrange and high end  
  • Extended low frequency response 
  • Cardioid, Omni, and Figure 8 polar pattern selection 
  • Premium Swedish-made Lundahl output transformer 
  • New Old Stock General Electric 5654W vacuum tube 
  • Designed and hand assembled in the USA 
  • Recommended Applications: Vocals, Guitar Amps, Saxophone, Drum Overheads 

Technical Specifications

Type: Vacuum Tube Condenser
Polar Pattern: Cardioid, Omnidirectional, Figure-8
Frequency Range: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±3 dB
Power Source: External Power Supply
Capsule: TK67 Center Terminated Large Diaphragm
Tube: NOS GE 5654W
Transformer: Lundahl LL1935
Sensitivity: 17 mV/Pa, ±1 dB
THD at 1kHZ at 1Pa (Amplifier): < 0.3%
Output Impedance: < 300 Ω
Maximum SPL (for 1% THD): 130 dB
S/N Ratio: 87 dBA
Self Noise (Amplifier): 7 dBA
Dimensions: 200 mm L x 46 mm Dia
Weight: 650 g
Included Accessories: Tube Mic Cable, Power Supply, Shock Mount, Stand Mount, Mic Sleeve, Carrying Case

Frequency Response


Male Rock Vocal TF39
Female Jazz Vocal TF39

Configuration Options

TF39 Copperhead Deluxe

Large diaphragm three-pattern tube microphone system

Each system includes: 

  • TF39 Microphone 
  • M 903 Power Supply 
  • M 803 Tube Microphone Cable – 7m
  • ZC03 Zipper Case 
  • M 703 Shock Mount 
  • M 782 Stand Mount 
  • MS01 Microphone Sleeve 

TF39 Copperhead Deluxe Stereo Set

A frequency and gain matched pair of microphones with dual power supply 

Each system includes: 

  • (2x) Matched TF39 Microphones 
  • M 901S Power Supply 
  • (2x) M 803 Tube Microphone Cables 
  • FC03S Locking Flight Case 
  • (2x) M 703 Shock Mounts 
  • (2x) M 782 Stand Mounts 
  • (2x) MS01 Microphone Sleeves 

Live From the Lab

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Live From the Lab

The LIVE FROM THE LAB live music video series is recorded and filmed at TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik’s facility in South Windsor, CT. Each session is tracked live exclusively with TELEFUNKEN microphones and features unique performances from a variety of local, regional, national, and international artists and ensembles.

The multitrack audio files from these sessions are available for free download via clickable links below the individual performance videos. All audio files are presented in .WAV format and were recorded at 24bit / 48KHz sample rate. They are clearly labeled in the same format with the source listed first (LEAD VOX, ACOUSTIC, PIANO), followed by the microphone used (C12, AR-51, etc) and can be downloaded and imported into your Digital Audio Workstation of choice.

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