The Telinga Universal MK2 - a complete parabolic dish system for recording with your own collection of microphones, facing the dish or pointing outwards.
The Telinga Universal MK2 - a complete parabolic dish system for recording with your own collection of microphones, facing the dish or pointing outwards.

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   News   

2016.11.23 Telinga PRO-8 MK2 EQ Filter The PRO-8 MK2 parabolic microphone system, available since 2012, is the only parabolic dish on the market with a built in active EQ filter (switchable ON/OFF). This EQ allows the parabolic dish to amplify more of the wanted frequencies, especially when recording birds. In practice this EQ filter can save your recordings from being distorted by unwanted frequencies, such as traffic noise or rumble. More information   

2016.11.15 Synchro.ru We welcome new distributor for Telinga Microphones in Moscow, Russia. Please visit Synchro.ru for more information.

2016.10.25 Wolves in the wild recordings Famous Swedish photographer Mats Bentmar recently sent us great and very rare recordings of wolves in their natural habitat. Not to be missed! Listen here

2016.08.25 Telinga / Rycote Universal MK2 packages with black HWC (FREE) available. We have a few Telinga Universal MK2 with a black Rycote HWC included (FREE) still in stock. Find out more about the Telinga Universal MK2 & Rycote HWC available to order here (offer available to all international destinations)

2016.06.07 Telinga Upgrade Offer We are happy to offer all current owners of a Telinga Stereo DAT-mic (maximum 5 years old) a FREE upgrade (shipping cost only) to the new Stereo MK2 microphone contact us here for more information! 

2016.05.26 Juan Pablo Culassos Antarctica Expedition Juan Pablo Culasso is one of the best birdwatchers in the Americas by using his ears, not his eyes. From CCTV America here

2016.01.24 Sunday Sound Effects Round Up here - for more information please visit Sonic Salute

2015.12.12 Behind the scenes at Skywalker Sound, California - take a peek inside the sound studio where Star Wars, The Force Awakens was made. Featuring the Telinga PRO-8 MK2 system in action here (Fortune Magazine)

2015.12.05 Glenn Freemantle & Eilam Hoffman recording the sounds for Everest "The equipment had to be small, portable and resistant to the extreme conditions" For these set-ups, owner of Telinga Microphones, Klas Strandberg, created a small, custom-made omnidirectional mic for an A/B set-up, as well as a pair of cardioid mics in XY configuration connected to two Sony D100 recorders". Read the full story 

2015.10.23 Recording the sounds of Need For Speed (EA) using the Telinga Universal MK2 here

2015.10.20 Sonicsalute.com Mikkel Nielsen speaks about his favorite microphones with Creativefieldrecording.com owner Paul Virostek here

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The Telinga PRO-8 MK2 Parabolic Microphone for XLR +48V. Photo kindly sent by: Manrico Montero
The Telinga PRO-8 MK2 Parabolic Microphone for XLR +48V. Photo kindly sent by: Manrico Montero

 

   Telinga review    

By Tim Nielsen, Skywalker Sound

"Of all the mics I own, and there are many, the Telinga stereo parabolic microphone has quickly become one of my favorites. Far more useful than I ever expected, it excels at recording a wide variety of sound effects.

Because of the gain of the dish, focusing in on particular sounds and recording quiet environments becomes a joy. It has been lent to friends, taken trips to Brazil and Peru, and everyone who borrows it falls in love with it. It is truly a unique and special microphone!"

Watch Behind the Scenes at Skywalker Sound featuring the Telinga PRO-8 MK2 stereo system here

Telinga PRO-8 MK2 professional parabolic microphone (XLR) info

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Want help choosing the best parabolic microphone model for your purposes? Do not hesitate to contact us Read the Mini Guide to Parabolic Microphones here Read the Telinga PRO-X review here & the Beginners Guide to Field Recording here

 If you want to buy a parabolic dish or microphone please see order page.

Watch the BBC News feature on Juan Pablo Culasso (pictured recording with a Telinga Universal parabolic dish)
Watch the BBC News feature on Juan Pablo Culasso (pictured recording with a Telinga Universal parabolic dish)

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Read more about the Telinga Universal here

Find Juan Pablo Culasso on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jpculasso?fref=ts

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BBC News - Juan Pablo Culasso
BBC News - Juan Pablo Culasso

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Resources / Links

Using Telinga´s for SFX - Tim Nielsen (Skywalker Sound) - on Microphone addiction: http://designingsound.org/2011/08/tim-nielsen-special-on-microphone-addiction/

Recording The Natural World Tutorial online feat. Chris Watson (BBC) using the Telinga Twin Science flexible parabolic reflector kit - amongst a range of other
mics: http://www.musictech.net/2013/02/recording-the-natural-world/

Stereo in a parabola? As a reference this is an article presented by the Journal of Audio Engineering Society available from AES here - which is directly connected to the basic principles behind our own Stereo parabolas - a one-page white paper PDF is also available here

Lang Elliots Musicofnature.com http://musicofnature.com/about/bio/ 

http://hydrophones.blogspot.se/ Hand made hydrophones and contact microphones by Jez Riley French.

The brilliant Music Of Sound by Tim Prebble. http://www.musicofsound.co.nz

Universal Kit Review Want to use your own microphone in a Telinga parabola? This is a great review of the Telinga Universal by Tim Prebble, Sound Designer extraordinaire: http://www.musicofsound.co.nz/blog/first-recordings-withtelinga- mkh8020.

Soundscape of a City Using a parabolic microphone and a speaker for soundscapes:http://thedomesticsoundscape.com/wordpress/?p=2860 By Pierre Laurent Cassiere. Video link: https://vimeo.com/12229158

Wildlife Sound Recording Society on chosing microphones for nature recording http://www.wildlife-sound.org/equipment/newcomersguide/microphones.html

http://vacuamoenia.net/borghi From Sicily, Italy - this inspiring and ambitious website covers the sounds of abondened Castles in Sicily and much more. An adventure! Sonic Terrain recording soudscapes article: http://sonic-terrain.com/2014/09/exploring-abandoned-soundscapes-an-interview-with-vacuamoenia/ & http://www.galaverna.org/?p=2853

Naturesoundmap.com BBC highlighted this website earlier this year. Haven´t seen it yet? Do so now! By Marc Anderson / Wild Ambience, Australia.

Sampling Planet Earth - Interview with Chris Watson (BBC) by Headphone Commute http://reviews.headphonecommute.com/2013/11/09/interview-with-chris-watson/

Birds in flight - an excellent audiovisual ID guide by Mathias Putze & Patrick Franke in Germany with a vast collection of Telinga recordings http://birds-in-flight.net

From Spain - Alosa / Sonidosdelanaturaleza.com Also on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EloisaMatheuNaturaSonora?ref=hl

LA Times. Recording the sounds of the West  www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-soundscapes4-2009sep04,0,1447793.story#axzz2ssyFJuk6

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The Telinga Compact Dish - available in 14" and 18" sizes from April 2015. Contact us for more information!
The Telinga Compact Dish - available in 14" and 18" sizes from April 2015. Contact us for more information!

 

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