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Telefunken ELA M 251T Tube Microphone

Telefunken ELA M 251T Tube Microphone

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  • CK13 Capsule
  • Classic 6072a Tube
  • Cardioid, Omni & Figure 8 Patterns
  • Vintage Tube Warmth
  • Pristine Detail & Character
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The ELA M 251T Tube Microphone by Telefunken is considered by many one of the most essential microphones in recording history and is continuously sought after by artists and leading industry professionals in the most prestigious recording facilities in the world. It sits at the top of Telefunken's lineage of quality, professional microphones tracing back to the original Neumann U-47 sold under the Telefunken name and logo.

Both the ELA M 251T and its brother, the ELA M 251E feature switchable cardioid, omnidirectional and figure 8 polar patterns and use the 6072a tube which captures the unparalleled warm, detailed sound found in countless recordings. The difference between the two however is the capsule. The ELA M 251E uses the original CK12 while the ELA M 251T features the more recently designed CK13. Despite being housed in the CK12 body, the CK13 capsule is constructed of a much lighter material called Alloy 2213 which is an amalgam of titanium and aluminum developed by the aerospace industry. This metal is not only far more lightweight than the gold used in the original CK12 but it is also notably more rigid. As a result, the CK13 has proven to provide greater accuracy in low frequency ranges while also displaying a higher degree of detail than the CK12 without losing the depth of audio the ELA M 25x microphones have always been known for.

This microphone also comes equipped with all essential accessories such as the power supply, custom mic stand end, 25' Gotham cable, oak storage box, and leather bound Cordora combination locking flight case.

CK13 capsule reproduces audio in pristine detail with greater low frequency accuracy than CK12
The 6072a tube captures unparalleled warmth and detailed sound
Selectable cardioid, omnidirectional and figure 8 patterns
External power supply, cable, custom mic stand end, oak storage box and flight case included
Type Condenser Pressure Gradient
Microphone Capsule CK13
Frequency Range 20Hz to 20kHz
Polar Pattern Cardioid, Omnidirectional and Figure 8
Sensitivity Approximately 1.2 mVolts per dyne / cm sq
Impedance 200 ohms stock / 50 ohms switchable
SPL 138 dB
Non Linear Distortion Less than or equal to 0.5% at 100 dyne / cm sq
Equivalent Noise 16 dB (a-weighted)
Tube Type 6072a General Electric JAN twin triode
Power Dedicated Power Supply
Dimensions 8.5 x 2" (216 x 51 mm)
Weight 20 oz (567 g)
Telefunken ELA M 251T Tube Microphone
  • Dedicated Power Supply
  • Oak Storage Box
  • Custom Microphone Stand End
  • Locking Flight Case
  • 25' Gotham Microphone Cable
  • Limited 1 Year Manufacturer's Warranty
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