Telefunken ELA M 251E Large Diaphragm Microphone
Telefunken ELA M 251E Large Diaphragm MicrophoneDetails
The Telefunken ELA M 251E is a reissue of the classic, premium microphone. The vacuum tube has a profound tone with a warm sound. The CK12 capsule is capable of doing cardioid, omnidirectional and bidirectional polar patterns, making it ideal for capturing vocals, amplifiers, overhead drums and live instruments. This model features exactly the same parts as the original 1960 model, carrying forward its prestigious sound into the modern day. The ELA M 251E microphone is ideal for artists wanting the sound of classic recordings on a variety of instruments in studio and live situations.
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Few microphones have been used on so many renowned recordings as the E LAM 251E. The microphone’s warm, smooth character has been the choice for vocalists such as Michael Jackson, John Mayer, Norah Jones and many more. This acclaimed original microphone became extremely rare after Telefunken seized its production, but its reissue aims to be an exact replica. The parts between new and original models are fully compatible with one another, and produces the same rich sound that has made it sought after by hundreds of artists.
As well as the microphone itself, the ELAM 251E includes useful accessories to assist with your recording. The M950E powers your microphone with the traditional power output of the vintage model. To support this is the modern circuit board and slow ramping filament voltage, which helps prolong your tubes’ life and consistency. The M850 cable has high quality insulation and oxygen free copper conductors for a for premium audio transfer. The rugged FC50 flight case has split compartments to keep your microphone and accessories organised. The accessories are ideal to produce the optimum quality from your ELAM 251E microphone.
- Length: 216mm
- Diameter: 50mm
- Weight: 596 Grams
- Microphone Type: Condenser Pressure Gradient
- Capsule: CK12 - 25mm Edge Terminated Diaphragm
- Frequency Range: 20Hz – 20kHz
- Difference: +/- 3dB
- Polar Pattern: Cardioid, Bidirectional and Omnidirectional
- Sensitivity: 17mV/pa +/- 1dB
- THD at 1kHz at 1Pa: Less than 0.15%
- Output Impedance: 200 Ohms
- Maximum SPL: 130dB
- Self Noise (Amplifier): 9dBA
- Tube Type: GE JAN 6072a (NOS)
- Input: 7 Pin Female XLR
- Output: 3 Pin Male XLR
- Supply Current: Less than 1mA, Less than 150mA
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