Neumann TLM 102 - Matte Black

Large Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone with Transformerless Design and 144dB SPL Handling - Black
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Neumann Quality, Amazing Price!

You get Neumann quality and a great value, with the amazing TLM 102 MT transformerless condenser microphone! It sounds absolutely stunning, especially when you put it on vocalists. If you've been waiting for a great-sounding yet affordable large-diaphragm condenser that approaches Neumann quality, you're in luck; the TLM 102 MT is a true Neumann through and through, and its priced right for your budget. Plus, it doesn't just excel on vocals. Thanks to its high-SPL handling, this mic can stand up to louder instruments. The TLM 102 MT puts that dream Neumann mic in your studio!

That distinctive diamond-shaped Neumann badge lets you know you're in for impressive mic performance right out of the TLM 102's box. We see a lot of mics on a daily basis here at Sweetwater, and Neumann consistently stands among the best of the best — and this amazingly affordable TLM 102 is no exception. You get great sound across the board, and this mic's compact format, transformerless design, and reliable build quality make it perfect for all kinds of applications in your studio.

Though it's frequency response is perfectly tailored for vocals, the TLM 102 is no one-trick pony. If you like to use your mics for multiple purposes, this one's up to just about any task you throw at it. You don't have to baby this Neumann when it comes to louder instruments; it can handle SPLs of up to 144dB! That means you can park the TLM 102 in front of everything from kick drums to amps to strings. And, its suspended capsule and integrated pop screen keep surface noise and plosives to a minimum. Just think: now you can have real Neumann quality in your own recording space! Call us today and find out more about the TLM 102.

Neumann TLM 102 MT Transformerless Cardioid Condenser Microphone Features:
  • Color: Black
  • 144dB maximum SPL
  • Cardioid pickup pattern
  • 20Hz-20kHz frequency range
  • 132dB dynamic range
  • 50-ohm impedance
  • Weight: approximately 260g
  • Diameter: 52mm
  • Length: 116mm
  • Requires +48V phantom power
The TLM 102 MT puts Neumann microphone quality within your reach!

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Studio Microphone Buying Guide

Tech Specs

Microphone Type Condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz
Max SPL 144dB
Output Impedance 50 ohms
Signal to Noise Ratio 82dB (A weighted)
Self Noise 12dB (A weighted)
Color Matte Black
Connector XLR
Weight 0.57 lbs.
Included Accessories Stand Mount
Manufacturer Part Number 008627

Customer Reviews

5/5
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5/5

Great mic

Neumann quality and sound in a compact housing. The rich, smooth tone of this mic has taken my vocal tracks to the next level.
5/5

Just buy It

The TLM 102 was the first microphone I had ever used for a professional recording, and 5 years later it is still my go-to mic for almost any situation. I now work in a professional studio handling up to 4 to 5 sessions a day and with all the mic options for the different artists that come in i still find that the TLM trumps them all in sound , and ability to manipulate the sound in post.
Music background: Professional Engineer/Producer
5/5

Love my new microphone AND my new go-to guy

Beautiful-sounding mic sensitive to every nuance voiceover requires. Extremely pleasant experience working with Brad Thomsen too--nice to have his expert advice when selecting the right home studio equipment for my needs and budget.
Music background: Professional Voice Talent
5/5

The Real Sound

Finally my project studio has a pro sound all because of this little mic. It reproduces my Martin perfectly and then seems to give it a little edge although that could be the duet preamps. For my voice, it picks up every nuance of expression. Really an incredible mic. I guess all along I wanted that Neumann sound and didn't know it!
Music background: performing musician, songwriter and home project studio enthusiast
5/5

Great Sound

Makes my voice sound better than I really sound! What can I say...it's a Neumann.
Music background: Voice Actor

Sweetwater Advice

Stuart Niven

Want the Neumann sound at a great price point? This is the mic. Born from the TLM103 (which is famous among rappers and voiceover artists alike), the Neumann TLM 102 MT delivers.
See also: Condenser Mics, Neumann, Neumann Condenser Microphones, Neumann Condenser Microphones