The U47 FET (no relation to Bobba Fett)
The Neumann U47 FET is a re release of the legendary mic true to the form of its last version released in 1989. The U47 FET (non tube) is a large diaphragm condenser with cardioid characteristics, a frequency range of 40Hz to 16kHz and a Max SPL rating of 137 dB. This mic has been used on vocals, kick drums, guitar amps, bass amps and more. Here just a small list of works it has been used on and you can make the call. AC/DC (Guitar Amp, Vocals), Metallica (Vocals,) A-ha- Take On Me (Vocals), REM Radio Free Europe (Vocals, Bass Amp), The Pretenders Back On the Chain Gang (Vocals), Bruce Springsteen The River (Leslie, Bass), Cheap Trick Surrender (Vocals), Michael Bublé (Bass Drum, Sax, Double Bass), Van Halen Tatoo (Bass Amp, Kick), Phil Collins Going Back (Cello, Trombone, Bass Amp) and Alanis Morisette (Bass Amp, Bass Clarinet) … wait one more … Michael Jackson Smile (Vocals).