What capsule is in a ELAM 251?

CK12 capsule
Description. Designed and manufactured by AKG at the request of Telefunken, the Ela M 251 was a 3-pattern tube mic built around AKG’s famed CK12 capsule.

What tube is in Elam 251?

Arguably the most beautiful microphones ever produced, the TELEFUNKEN ELA M 250 / 251 was originally sold in two variations: the “ELA M 250E / 251E” version utilized a 6072a tube, while the “ELA M 250 / 251” version contained a TELEFUNKEN AC701 tube.

What is a 251 microphone?

The Upton 251 microphone is a condenser microphone based on the classic Telefunken ELA M 251 which was produced by AKG from around 1960 to 1965. The original 251 is widely regarded to be one of the finest microphones ever made and is great for many recording applications.

Does Telefunken Ela M 251 require phantom power?

A history of the detailed microphones (ELA M 251, U47, C12, M49/M50, U67) The “Detailed Mics” are a class of five historic microphones that have a few special qualities. The first being that they all have external power supplies instead of phantom power.

What is the Telefunken Ela M 251 used for?

With its three pickup patterns, the Telefunken ELA M 251E is ideal for a range of stereo recording techniques if you have two, including Spaced Pair (A/B), XY (including Blumlein), ORTF array, and Mid-Side (MS). Read on for a few examples to get the creative juices flowing.

What is the AKG C12 VR used for?

The C12 VR is the reference multi-pattern tube studio condenser microphone with nine polar patterns selectable by a remote control. Among sound engineers, the AKG C12 is considered the holy grail of microphones.

What is the Telefunken 251 used for?

What are the sonic characteristics of the Telefunken Ela M 251?

Sonic Characteristic By virtue of its smooth, yet present and open sonic character, the ELA M 251E large diaphragm tube microphone is a true classic with very few rivals. Ideal for vocals and acoustic instruments, the ELA M 251E offers an extended and focused low end, a detailed mid-range response and a silky top-end.

What kind of microphone is the Telefunken Ela M 251?

Telefunken ELA M 251E Large-diaphragm Tube Condenser Microphone.

What are the sonic characteristics of the AKG C12 VR?

Microphone Type Tube Condenser.

  • Polar Pattern Cardioid, Omni, Figure-8.
  • Diaphragm Size 0.98″ (25mm)
  • Frequency Response 30Hz-20kHz.
  • Max SPL 148dB.
  • Output Impedance 200 ohms.
  • Signal to Noise Ratio 72dB.
  • Self Noise 32dB.
  • What are the polar patterns of the AKG C12 VR?

    Polar patterns: omnidirectional, cardioid, and figure-8, with 6 intermediate patterns (silent switching) Frequency response: 30Hz–20kHz (±2.5dB from published curves) Impedance: 200 ohms (±25%); recommended load impedance: 1000 ohms or greater.

    Who used AKG C12?

    The C12 did serve other purposes on Beatles’ sessions, and was frequently used to record both strings and piano. It was used in Studio 1 on the orchestral session for A Day In The Life, and Something. The C12 can also be seen in photos from the Let It Be sessions at Apple Studios.