Telefunken Ela M251 Dynamic Microphone

£13,156.72 RRP £13,591.64 (including VAT @ 20%)

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1 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

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  • Premium Microphone for Professional Recording Artists
  • Includes Case, Cable and Power Supply
  • Figure Eight Polar Pattern for Classic Ribbon Recordings
  • Picks Up Sound as Low as 20Hz
  • Precisely Accurate Reissue of the 1960s Classic Microphone

Telefunken Ela M251 Dynamic Microphone


The Telefunken ELA M 251 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, bidirectional and figure eight polar patterns, making it ideal for capturing vocals, amplifiers, overhead drums and live instruments. The figure eight pattern is ideal for getting the classic ribbon microphone sound. This model features exactly the same parts as the original 1960 model, carrying forward its prestigious sound into the modern day. The ELA M 251 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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As well as the microphone itself, the ELAM 251 includes useful accessories to assist with your recording. The M950 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 M750 shock mount keeps your microphone upright and stable in recording situations. The accessories are ideal to produce the optimum quality from your ELAM 251 microphone.


  • Length: 216mm
  • Diameter: 51mm
  • Weight: 567 Grams
  • Microphone Type: Condenser Pressure Gradient
  • Capsule: CK12 - 25mm
  • Frequency Range: 20Hz - 20kHz
  • Difference: +/- 3dB
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid, Bidirectional, Omnidirectional and Figure 8
  • Sensitivity: 11.5mV/pa +/- 1dB
  • THD at 1kHz at 1Pa: Less than 0.15
  • Output Impedance: 200 Ohms
  • Maximum SPL: 132dB
  • Self Noise (Amplifier): 7dBA
  • Tube Type: GE JAN 6072a (NOS)
  • Output: 3 Pin Male XLR