ELA M 251 VAC

Common name: Telefunken Elektroakustik ELA M 251 VAC

Production Status: Discontinued / Vintage

The ELAM 251VAC is a large diaphragm multi-pattern vacuum tube condenser microphone equipped with an original AKG CK-12 capsule, reskinned and tuned by Telefunken Elektroakustik. It is switchable between omnidirectional, cardioid and figure of eight polar patterns. The amplifier is based around a NOS Telefunken AC 701 vacuum tube and a Haufe T14/1 output transformer. Includes power supply, microphone cable, shock mount, locking flight case and wooden microphone box.

Electrical Characteristics

Frequency Response
20Hz - 20 kHz
Output Sensitivity
17 mV/Pa
Max SPL
130
Max SPL, THD:
1
Self Noise (CCIR)
dB
Self Noise (DIN/IEC)
9 dB-A
Output Impedance
200Ω
Recommended Load
1kΩ
Powering
Supply Current
mA
Alternative Powering
Tube Model
Telefunken AC 701
Tube Brand
Telefunken

Switchable Options

Pad
Filter/EQ

Physical Characteristics

Connector
7-pin
Connector notes
Available Colours
White Cream.
Weight
596 g
Length
216 mm
Min diameter width
Max diameter
50 mm
Depth

Accessories

Included
power supply, microphone cable, shock mount, locking flight case and wooden microphone box.
Optional