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Tascam TM-80 Desk Top Condenser Microphone

Code: A83UL

  • Condenser microphone that’s perfect for studio instruments or vocals
  • Comes with a table top tripod for hands-free placement
  • Cardioid pattern, giving directional audio and isolated background noise for a higher quality sound
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Tascam TM-80 Desk Top Condenser Microphone

• Condenser microphone that’s perfect for studio instruments or vocals
• Comes with a table top tripod for hands-free placement
• Cardioid pattern, giving directional audio and isolated background noise for a higher quality sound
• Balanced XLR connection to go straight to a mixer or portable studio
• 1.8m male to female XLR lead
• -38 dB sensitivity for great pick up of quiet audio

Special features
• Shock mount reduces rumble and noise during recording
• 18mm aluminium diaphragm built-in

What can I use this microphone with?
This XLR microphone can be used with a wide range of mixers, amplifiers and recorders. Record or listen to instruments, vocals or narration with this microphone. Connect the 1.8m XLR male to female from the microphone to your device with a 9-48 V phantom power supply. It really is that simple to set up.

What is the advantage of having a condenser microphone?
Condenser microphones are the most common type of microphones for recording audio. They are often used in recording studios as they have a greater ability to reproduce all the audio produced by an instrument or voice. Using phantom power, condenser microphones usually have a louder output but can be more sensitive to loud sounds.

How does the TM-80 work?
With its table top tripod and shock mount, this microphone can be set up on any desktop and pointed at the audio you want to capture. The elastic shock mount reduces rumble and noise in the recording to give you clear audio. With a directional cardioid microphone, you get audio from whatever direction you’re pointed in without a lot of background noise. The TM-80 internal circuitry is optimised to reduce noise and distortion, making it perfect for studio recording, and with its 18mm diaphragm 136 dB sound pressure level and -38 dB sensitivity you’ll get great quality audio every time.

Specifications
Transducer type Condenser
Polar pattern Cardioid
Product type Desk top
Frequency response 20 Hz – 20 kHz
Impedance (Ohms) 200ohm +/-30% (at 1kHz)
Sensitivity -38dB +/-2dB
Connection type XLR
Cable length 1.8 m (M-F)
Detachable cable Yes
On/Off switch No
Dimensions 48 mm x 165 mm x 48 mm
Net weight 300 g (approx.)
Package contents TM-80 microphone
1.8 m XLR lead
Tabletop stand
Elastic shock mount

I have a Tonor 700 condenser mic which comes with a 3.5mm aux jack. It requires phantom power. Could this be used with this model? Or would I need to change the lead to a 3 pin male/female lead

Asked by: NH002233
Unfortunately, I do not know but I can link you to a manufacturer site for full details about the product. http://tascam.com/product/tm-80/
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-07-07

Can this microphone be used with a Prosound microphone (XLR plug) to USB connector (Code: A55HZ) to record on a PC using Audacity software?

Asked by: Neils12345
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item in your intended application, I am sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you.
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-05-24

Can this microphone be used for recording songs on your laptop using Adobe Audition ?

Asked by: GrahamG27
Yes, this would be suitable.
Answered by: James
Date published: 2017-01-09

Does it come with phantom power supply it is for my tascam 006

Asked by: John
This XLR microphone can be used with a wide range of mixers, amplifiers and recorders. Record or listen to instruments, vocals or narration with this microphone. Connect the 1.8m XLR male to female from the microphone to your device with a 9-48 V phantom power supply. It really is that simple to set up.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-12-31

Hi. Can you plug this into an iPhone 5s and record straight away with voice memo app? If not, what else would you recommend? Thanks

Asked by: ASL1
I am sorry but the item in question doesnt support use in you inteded application.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-12-24

Would this be good for youtube vids?  And if not what would be a good cheap alternitive? 

Asked by: FGConnor
Yes this would be good quality please note this use's XLR for audio connection.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-06-03
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