South Windsor, CT (October 5, 2009)–Telefunken Elektroakustik has completely restored and customized a pristine 1963 Volkswagen MicroBus for the drive from the World Headquarters in Connecticut to this year’s AES Convention in New York this week.
Emblazoned with original vintage Telefunken graphics, the bus will be part of the company’s exhibition space as a testament to its attention to historic detail. The bus, along with the entire line of Telefunken Elektroakustik microphones, will be on display at AES Booth # 660, October 9-12.
Telefunken Elektroakustik produces a line fine microphones, from replicas of vintage microphones handcrafted in the USA, to the R-F-T series of microphones that take advantage of the globalization of technology. Telefunken also manufactures a TEC Award-nominated dynamic microphone [the M80] for broadcast, live and studio vocal performance.
The Telefunken line includes the ELA M270 (stereo 251), ELA M251, U47, U48, C12, AK47, ELA M260, and M80 dynamic mic; the company will launch its new M1c cardioid-only tube condenser as the focal point of this year’s exhibits. The M1c is part of the R-F-T series and will feature a NOS (New / Old Stock) Telefunken tube and custom designed output transformer.