Flea Microphones Flea48 Vintage


Introducing the FLEA48 microphone, an exceptional historical replica of the most famous microphone… the uncompromising u-forty-eight sound.

Key Features:


  • Standard: F7 Capsule, our exact replica of the M7 capsule.
  • Optional: F47 Capsule, a precise clone of the K47 capsule, available at no additional cost.


  • A faithful replica of the classic BV8 transformer.


  • Standard: FLEA EF12 tubes, selected for reliability and enhanced lifespan.
  • Upgrade Option: Original Telefunken EF12 tube available for an additional cost.

Polar Patterns:

Flexible recording with cardioid and bidirectional options, suitable for a wide array of audio applications.

Unmatched Versatility:

The FLEA48 excels in recording everything with impeccable quality. Whether recording female or male vocals, strings, acoustic guitars, or virtually any instrument, this versatile, high-performing microphone ensures excellent results.

Grille Options:

Choose from two elegant finishes:

  • Glossy Chrome for a sleek, modern look.
  • Matt Nickel for a classic, refined appearance.

Complete Set:

The FLEA48 package includes the microphone housed in a wooden box, along with a cable, shock-mount, and power supply, providing everything needed for a one of a kind recording experience.


Directional Pattern

Cardioid, Figure 8

Frequency Range

35Hz - 18kHz

Sensitivity at 1kHz

20mV/Pa | 14mV/Pa

Rated Impedance

50/200 Ohm

Rated Load Impedance

min 500/2000 Ohm





Standard Tube


Optional Tube

Telefunken EF12 (+350€) or Valvo EF12 (+350€)



What's included in the microphone set

  • Microphone in wooden box
  • Power Supply
  • Mic – PSU Cable
  • Shockmount
  • Power Cord
  • Microphone Dust Cover
  • Printed Manual
  • All is packed in a hard carton product box with foam insert

What Our Flea48 Owners Say...

Black Gold Flea12 And Flea48 – Mark Rodrieg, Houston, USA

Houston, USA

 “The mics are working well. In fact I used them on parts of my ensemble’s

Tube Tests Show Ep.21 “Flea47 And Flea48 Microphones” Recording Services And Supply