TELEFUNKEN Studios is not your typical “for rent” sound hotel; the facility offers an extensive selection of premium microphones and pre-amplifiers that can suit the needs of any project.

Located at the heart of TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik’s microphone laboratory in South Windsor, CT, the studio plays a large role in research and development of the microphone line and ensures that TELEFUNKEN products stand as a benchmark for quality and excellence.

By having both state of the art and vintage outboard gear, the design and engineering team at TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik is able to keep in step with the needs and desires of the modern recording engineer.



TELEFUNKEN Studios is based around a modest sized control room situated directly next to the microphone manufacturing and assembly laboratories. While the central location of the control room and isolation booth makes for a positive work-flow between the assembly and testing technicians, audio tie lines connect the main assembly area to the control room.

This main assembly area can also double as a full on sound stage as it has the massive dimensions of 49′ x 52′ with 35′ ceilings. The space has been acoustically designed with non-parallel surfaces through out, complete with a 625 sq. foot dance floor. In addition, there is both a ground-level and trailer level truck-loading bay into which a semi-trailer can be backed and unloaded (in case someone decides to drop off a full sound reinforcement system, piano, etc.).

Within the control room of TELEFUNKEN Studios resides an API 1608 console, along with a Pro Tools HDX system and an excellent selection of pre amplifiers, compressors, EQs and EFX. In addition to a veritable cornucopia of hardware from the ages, the studio also employs TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik’s rather extensive collection of benchmark vintage microphones from which historic accuracy for the company’s Diamond Series is derived.

Services include recording, over-dubbing, editing, mixing, mastering, archival and analog to digital transfers, as well as mobile and location recording. In addition to the audio services, TELEFUNKEN Studios also offers an expanding line of video filming and editing.

Outboard Gear


•API 1608
•Rupert Neve Design 5059 Satellite 16×4 Summing Mixer

AD/DA Conversion

•Avid HD I/O AD/DA Converter x 2 (32i/o)


•Neve 1083 x6
•Neve 1073 x3
•Neve 1079 x2
•Neve 33140 x10
•Siemens V72 Tube Mic Pre x 4
•BAE Audio 1073MPF x6
•LaChapelle Audio two-channel
Tube Mic Pre (Custom)
•Grace 201 two-channel Mic Pre
•Grace 801 eight-channel Mic Pre

Reverb/Time Delay Processing

•Lexicon PCM42 Digital Delay x 2
•Lexicon PCM80 Digital Reverb
•Roland Dimension-D
•Lexicon 480L with LARC

EQ/Dynamics Processing

•Neve 2254/E x2
•AMEK 9098 Stereo Compressor
•API 2500 Stereo Buss Compressor
•Smart C1 two-channel Buss Compressor
•Empirical Labs Distressor Compressor x 2
•DBX 160VU Compressor x 2
•Universal Audio 1176 Compressor x 2
•Universal Audio LA-2A Compressor x 2
•Arsenal Audio EQ-R24 two-channel EQ
•GML 8200 two-channel EQ

Floating Gear

•API Lunchbox 4 Space rack
•API Lunchbox 6 space rack
•API 550A 3-band EQ x 6
•API 560 10-band
•Telefunken V52 micpre
•DBX 160X compressor
•Drawmer DS201 Gate x2

Microphone List

TELEFUNKEN Studio’s microphone list is unrivaled. All bases are covered with a large selection of microphones from nearly every manufacturer on earth, including dynamic, condenser, vacuum tube and ribbon based designs.

Vintage Microphones are the studio’s specialty! Classic designs from Neumann, AKG, Sennheiser, RCA, EV, Beyer-Dynamic, Shure, Microtech Geffell and many others are available for us.

Looking for that classic ribbon sound? Or that vintage fat tube mic tone?
We have you covered.

Large Diaphragm Condensers

•Telefunken ELA M 251
•Telefunken ELA M 251E
•Telefunken ELA M 250
•Telefunken ELA M 250 E
•Telefunken U47
•Telefunken U48
•Telefunken C12
•Telefunken AR-51 x3
•Telefunken AK47 x3
•Telefunken CU-29 x2
•Telefunken AR-70 Stereo
•Neumann U47
•Neumann U67
•Neumann U87ai
•Neumann M49 x2
•Neumann FET 47
•Neumann TLM 103 x2
•Neumann KM-66 x2
•Neumann SM69 x2
•Brauner VM1S
•Brauner Phantom x2
•Bock 507
•Octava MK-219
•AKG C24 Stereo
•AKG 414EB x2
•AKG C12A x2
•Sony C57 x2

Dynamic Microphones

•Telefunken M80 x6
•Telefunken M81 x6
•Telefunken M80 SH x2
•Telefunken M81 SH x7
•Telefunken M82 x4
•Sennheiser 441 x3
•Sennheiser 421 (Black) x2
•Sennheiser 421 (White) x2
•Sennheiser MD 409 x2
•Electrovoice RE-20
•Electrovoice 666 x2
•Shure SM57 x3
•Shure SM58 x2
•Shure SM BETA 57A x2
•Shure SM5B
•Shure Unidyne 3
•Beyerdynamic M88 TG
•Dynacord DD800 x2
•AKG D112
•AKG D20
•AKG D224E
•Northern Electric 633A

Small Diaphragm Condensers

•Telefunken M60 FET x7 (Card, Hypercardioid, Omni)
•Telefunken ELA M 260 x8 (Card, Hypercardioid, Omni)
•AKG 451EB
•AKG 451 E x2
•Neumann KM-84
•Shure SM-81 x2
•Cascade M37
•PML DC73 x4

Ribbon Microphones

•Telefunken RM5C x2
•RCA 44A x2
•RCA 44BX x2
•Royer 121 x2
•Beyerdynamic M500 x2

Amps and Instruments

TELEFUNKEN Studios is fully equipped with wide variety of premium instruments and amplifiers from manufacturers like DW Drums, Supro USA, Benson Amps, Fender, Ampeg, Mesa Boogies, Groove Tubes, Zildjian, and many more.

Drums and Percussion

DW 6 piece Performance Series kit

•Kick 18x22
•Snare 5 1⁄2” x 14”
•Rack 1 8x10
•Rack 2 9x12
•Floor tom 1 12x14
•Floor tom 2 14x16
•DW 5000 pedal and hat stand
•3 cymbal stands
•Assorted hardware
•Assorted aux percussion

Amps and Cabs

•Benson Gnostic Bass Amp
•Fender Twin Reverb
•Supro Black Magick 1695T
•Mesa traditional recto cab with vintage 30s and c90s in an “X” configuration
•Mojave Plexi 45 w/ 2x12 cab
•Ampeg B-15N (bass amplifier)
•Fender Bassman with dual 15 cab (bass amplifier)


Hourly Rate - $75hr/4 hour minimum

Weeknight Rate - $400
M-F 6pm - 12am

Day Rate- $600
Saturday & Sunday only - 10 hour maximum

Weekend Rate- $1,000
Sat 10am - Sun 11pm - 10 hour daily maximum


25% deposit due upon booking.
Cash, Check & Credit Cards accepted.
All sessions cancelled within 48 hours are not eligible for a returned deposit.


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(860) 882-5919

300 Pleasant Valley Rd, Suite E
South Windsor, Connecticut
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