Flea 47 Vintage

Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

CAP2: 383250.0
£3,679.00 £4,599.00
£3,065.83 ex VAT
in stock

Tube Condenser Microphone Set.

"where you need a mic that can be massaged to suit many different singers, the Flea 47 fits the bill nicely, as its lack of obvious colouration makes it easier to shape using EQ"

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At a glance

  • Meticulous replica of the legendary U47 microphone
  • Equipped with the precision-crafted F7 capsule, faithfully emulating the M7 capsule
  • Features a meticulously recreated BV8 transformer
  • Versatile microphone suitable for a wide range of applications
  • Sturdy construction with a duraluminium body and nickel plating
  • Grille available in two finish options: glossy chrome or matte nickel
  • Comprehensive package includes the microphone in an elegant wooden box, a high-quality cable, a shock mount for stable positioning, and a power supply

The FLEA 47 stands as a remarkable homage to the iconic U47 microphone. Its core features comprise the F7 capsule, a meticulous recreation of the legendary M7 capsule, with a meticulously replicated BV8 transformer and Flea EF12 tube. 

The Flea 47 vintage is an incredibly versatile microphone that delivers exceptional sound quality across various applications. Its sturdy construction is crafted from duraluminium and finished with nickel plating. Furthermore, the grille offers two options: glossy chrome or matte nickel finish.

Optional tubes, including the Telefunken EF12 or the Valvo EF12, are available on request - see graphic for more info


The FLEA 47 comes with the microphone housed in an elegant wooden box, a high-quality cable, a shock mount for stable positioning, and a power supply. 

You can choose between two power supply units (PSUs): the modern PSU, which comes as the standard option, or the vintage-style PSU, available upon request. 

This microphone is designed to meet the highest standards of audio excellence, making it a valuable addition to any recording setup.


  • Directional pattern: cardioid, omni
  • Frequency range: 35Hz - 18kHz
  • Sensitivity at 1kHz: 25mV/Pa | 18mV/Pa
  • Rated impedance: 50/200 Ohm
  • Rated load impedance: min 500/2000 Ohm
  • Tube type: EF12
  • Capsule: F7

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