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Debut, Party Scheduled for Telefunken NA at Winter NAMM

Telefunken North America, winner of this year's TEC Award for Studio Microphone Technology, is exhibiting at NAMM for the first time. The two-year old company manufactures a full line of

Telefunken North America, wiiner of this year’s TEC Award for StudioMicrophone Technology, is exhibiting at NAMM for the first time atbooth #6999. The two-year-old company manufactures a full line ofhand-built condenser microphones, including the Ela M 251; thisreproduction of the legendary Ela M 251 has been used in the filmindustry in movies such as Seabiscuit and Scary MovieIII.

Following in the tradition of handcrafted vintage microphones, theexpanded ELEKTROAKUSTIC line now includes the Ela M 12, Ela M 14, Ela M270 (Stereo version of the 251) and the U47.

The new cardioid-only Telefunken Ela M 14 tube microphone willdebut at Winter NAMM; the Ela M 14 features a single-sidedCK-12-inspired capsule, NOS Telefunken EF732 tube and customtransformer. The M 14 is the first original design microphone fromTelefunken NA, taking the best elements of the Ela M 251 and the Ela M12 and combining them into a new and affordable version.

Telefunken NA is hosting a gala listening party at Ocean Way’srenowned Record One Recording Studios, on the evening of Friday,January 16, from 7 to 11 p.m. Studio owner and engineer Allen Sideswill man the console with performances by the Howard Fishman Quartet, apopular jazz ensemble. Record One is located at 13849 Ventura Blvd. inSherman Oaks 818/788-7751. (Take the Woodman exit off the 101 Freeway.)To R.S.V.P., contact Alan Veniscofsky at 860/882-5919 or DavidGoggin at 323/465-5637.

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