Marie-Helene Burle, biologist for the RSPB and the University of Cape Town, recording in Gough Island with the Stereo Dat Mic (without the dish attached)
Marie-Helene Burle, biologist for the RSPB and the University of Cape Town, recording in Gough Island with the Stereo Dat Mic (without the dish attached)

 

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

 

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, recording quiet environments and being able to focus in on particular sounds 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!"

Tim Nielsen IMDb profile: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0631004/

Telinga PRO-8 Professional (XLR) Parabolic Microphone System specifications here

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Recording SFX with the Universal MK2
Recording SFX with the Universal MK2

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The Telinga Universal MK2 - a complete parabolic dish system for recording with your own collection of microphones.
The Telinga Universal MK2 - a complete parabolic dish system for recording with your own collection of microphones.

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The Telinga Universal MK2 (photo above) - use your own microphone, omni or cardioid - very easily switched and secured in the parabolic reflector zeppelin microphone holder, without using adapters or extra cables more information

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Pay with PayPal without extra cost.
Pay with PayPal without extra cost.

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ORDERING INFORMATION buy a parabolic microphone or any of our products simply by sending your invoice and delivery address to order@telinga.com along with the list of products you wish to purchase. We will return an online secure payment request for credit card, PayPal or for bank transfer within 24-48 hours. We offer international shipping to all destinations incl. USA, EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, ASIA, AUSTRALIA etc. 

Purchase a parabolic microphone for sale - in USA - www.stithrecording.com ir

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

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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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Universal & DPA 4060 sound examples
Universal & DPA 4060 sound examples

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FAQ: want help or guidance choosing the best parabolic microphone or standalone microphones for your recording purposes? Or do you have general questions regarding nature recording & field recording? Do not hesitate to contact us. Read the "Mini Guide to Parabolic Microphones" a impartial comparison review featuring Telinga, Wildtronics, Dodotronic and LiSN parabolic microphone by Jez Riley French here

Read the Telinga PRO-X parabolic microphone review here


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Telinga Offer! PRO-X system complete ready to record 750 USD / € 690 / 6400 SEK

  • The Telinga PRO-X is a complete ready to record parabolic microphone system including the PRO-X handle (with 3.5 minijack cable for handy recorders) + the Telinga Stereo MK2 microphone + the new foldable V2 dish. 4 unique interchangeable microphones will be available for the PRO-X system during 2015. Price for complete setup is only 750 USD / € 690 / SEK 6400:-

    The Telinga PRO-X is a complete ready to record parabolic microphone system including the PRO-X handle (with 3.5 minijack cable for handy recorders) + the Telinga Stereo MK2 microphone + the new foldable V2 dish. 4 unique interchangeable microphones will be available for the PRO-X system during 2015. Price for complete setup is only 750 USD / € 690 / SEK 6400:-

  • The foldable V2 Parabolic Dish (included) is 22" inch large and very easily folded for transportation. The gray rubber rim surrounding the edge offers great protection against scratches and dents. The improved polycarbonate mix offers excellent performance and plastic memory. 2 year international warranty!

    The foldable V2 Parabolic Dish (included) is 22" inch large and very easily folded for transportation. The gray rubber rim surrounding the edge offers great protection against scratches and dents. The improved polycarbonate mix offers excellent performance and plastic memory. 2 year international warranty!

  • The Telinga Soft Case (optional) - the perfect easy travel solution for your complete setup. With the dish folded you can easily store the rest of your setup inside the rolled up dish.

    The Telinga Soft Case (optional) - the perfect easy travel solution for your complete setup. With the dish folded you can easily store the rest of your setup inside the rolled up dish.

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Telinga PRO-X Parabolic Microphone includes the Stereo MK2 microphone more information

Review of the Telinga PRO-X parabolic microphone here

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Yosemite Nature Notes - recorded with the Telinga stereo parabolic microphone
Yosemite Nature Notes - recorded with the Telinga stereo parabolic microphone

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NEW!  Telinga Soundcloud
NEW! Telinga Soundcloud

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News 2015

2015.08.01 XENO CANTO 10 YEARS AND TELINGA FEATURE! here

2015.07.01 U.K ORDERS All United Kingdom customers are welcome to order directly from Telinga.com or from Augur Films U.K

2015.04.17 BBC.CO.UK FEATURE meet world famous sound-recordist Chris Watson here

2015.04.07 PHOTO & SOUND GALLERY updated with new recordings and YouTube features (HD) from Yosemite Nature Notes (USA) and Pole Position Production (SE) more

2015.02.26 TELINGA UPGRADE OFFER Last year we offered Universal customers to upgrade from MK1 to MK2 version. Now - if you currently own a Stereo DAT mic or Twin Science (doesn´t matter how old it is) you may purchase a new Twin Science MK2 or the Telinga Stereo MK2 with a 30-50% discount (depending on condition of your current microphone) You can still use your current handle, cable and dish with the updated/new microphone contact us for more information

2015.01.23 Review of the Universal Parabolic Microphone By Daan Hendriks U.K

2015.01.15 Beginners Guide to Field Recording By Lawrence English

2014.11.04 From Lord of the Rings to Yellowstone National Park experienced sound supervisor and SFX editor Tim Nielsen has worked on movies like Lord Of The Rings, Maleficent and countless other - now he´s releasing his first independent sound effect library Yellowstone - in this interview he gives an inside-look at how the library was created - and speaks about his favorite microphones read more

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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!


Resources / Links

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

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

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

Recording The Natural World Tutorial now 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/

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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