The Lulu Fet is a small diaphragm condenser microphone with a fixed cardioid pickup pattern, that is exceptionally quiet and provides a smooth faithful reproduction of high frequencies. Our main objective when creating the Lulu was to bring back to life the incredible sound capture quality of the Neumann KM84. Even though this microphone is no longer made, we at BeesNeez believe it to be the best small diaphragm condenser of all time. The Lulu Fet will lighten the load by minimising the need for extensive audio post-processing. No matter the application, the Lulu may well be one of the best audio capture decisions you have ever made.
The Lulu Fet features our very own designed E-Core single-spool transformer. The E-Core transformer in this microphone offers us the advantage of a low-leakage transformer and a small physical size. We have also found during our testing phase that E-Core transformers such as this one offer a lower susceptibility to core magnetization. When a core becomes magnetized, the lamination permeability is reduced. Many phantom-powered microphones that do not have carefully chosen transformers over the years become magnetized and the functionality of the transformer is drastically reduced.
The capsule in the Lulu is our version of the Neumann KK84, exhibiting the same flat frequency response as the original.
The Lulu Fet has a very flat frequency response and can maintain its cardioid pickup pattern across the frequency spectrum. As a clone of the KM84, you can expect the same sonic characteristics as the original.
The Lulu Fet body tube is made from brass. After machining the body, it gets sent to a local powder coater for completion.