Flea Microphones Flea49 Vintage


Introducing the FLEA49, a masterful historical replica of the iconic m-forty-nine microphone. Each component of the FLEA49 is an exact replica, meticulously crafted to recreate the legendary sound.

Key Features:


  • F7 Capsule: An exact replica of the renowned M7 capsule.


  • Flea BV11: Our exact replica of the original BV11 transformer is a crucial component in reproducing the classic sound of the m-forty-nine.


  • 6S6B Triode Tube: Hand-selected for optimal performance, contributing to the microphone’s signature warmth and clarity.

Sound Characteristics:

  • The FLEA49 truly shines when recording female vocals, offering an amazing sound quality that is both soft and pleasing. Its remarkable versatility doesn’t stop there; it’s also fantastic for capturing the subtle nuances of strings and the resonant tones of a piano, providing a rich and detailed sound that has to be heard to be believed.

Complete Set:

  • The FLEA49 comes in a complete set, including the microphone housed in an elegant wooden box, a dedicated power supply unit (PSU), a high-quality cable, and a yokemount for easy and flexible positioning.


Directional Pattern

Cardioid, Omni, Figure 8

Frequency Range

40Hz - 18kHz

Sensitivity at 1kHz

9mV/Pa | 8mV/Pa | 10mV/Pa

Rated Impedance

50/200 Ohm

Rated Load Impedance

min 500/2000 Ohm


Flea BV11


F7 or F47/49

Standard Tube




What's included in the microphone set

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

What Our Flea49 Owners Say...

FLEA49, Chris Allen, NY USA


…I used my Flea49 on Samara Joy’s vocals on the 2023 Grammy nominated “Linger Awhile” in

Flea12’s, Flea49, Christian Prommer, Red Bull Music Studio

 “These microphones are a tube dream come true for our work here at the studio.

Flea49, Barry L’affair

 “Flea49 is one of my favorite microphones! I use it a lot for my vocal

Flea47, Flea49 – Lachapell Audio, Summer Namm Nashville

Nashville, USA

 “The Flea47 and the Flea49 at the booth of LACHAPPELL AUDIO”