Looking for a replacement for the large-diaphragm U47 in this market, Telefunken contracted with AKG in 1958 to develop the ELA M 251 and ELA M 250 microphones, using the same elements that made the C12 microphone so desirable: a … When the original Telefunken GmbH company lost its contract for OEM U 47 microphones built by Neumann, they tapped into AKG in Vienna for a slightly redesigned version of the popular C 12 microphone. Overall, the WA-251 is a … Product Description. So, Telefunken did something very intelligent: a meticulous reissue. Otherwise fine. 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. $24,995.00. Well does your mic cause you any problems under normal use? For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. Today, prime examples of vintage ELA M 250 / 251 [both "E" and "non E"] microphones have become rare and highly sought after jewels, commanding tens of thousands of dollars on the vintage market. When you buy products through links across our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. + 7 S 0 P O N S O A R P A 7 E E D-1-1 U J-1 0 F J-1-1. He did an excellent job on my vintage LDC’s. New Listing Vintage Radio Telefunken Famulus 105. Hifi Vintage Chatelet- Rivoli. Studiomalibu.com. Two other incredibly popular modern remakes of the ELA M 251 are the Peluso 22 251 and Bock 251. 31st January 2020 #1. C $251.95. The selector switch was even color-coded to make it easy to determine from a distance what pattern is set on the mic. Made from 1960 to 1965 with an estimated total production run of fewer than 3,700 units, the original Telefunken ELA M 251E is highly coveted. The result was one of the finest microphones (or family of microphones) ever created, the ELA-M 250 and 251. 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. The fourth element was the head grille, and for this, the new mic had a larger cavity with an extra inner mesh, that contributed significantly to the frequency response. $1,740.00 to $3,000.00 - apply Price filter. What can you expect sound-wise? This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Today, prime examples of vintage ELA M 250 / 251 (both "E" and "non E") microphones have become rare and highly sought after jewels, commanding tens of thousands of dollars on the vintage market. Telefunken contracted with AKG to make a modified version of this mic with significant improvements, and a pair of microphones were born; the model 250 with Cardioid and Omni patterns (like the U 47), and the model 251 with an additional figure-eight pattern (like the U 48). Telefunken Ela M 251 Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone. They included a Haufe T-14/1 output transformer, a socketed 6072 tube and a CK12 capsule. Not a spoof I’m David Levy owner of studio Malibu. Save telefunken 251 to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. Neumann began to develop a new microphone, while Telefunken went looking for a new manufacturer to partner with, and found them in Austria. These two microphones used three of the four key elements that made the AKG C12 so desirable. Here for the gear . It is also one of the most-copied microphones in history, a testament to its enduring status as a piece of immortal gear. In a way, it seems to resemble the Telefunken C12 more than the ‘251. Was: Previous Price C $279.95 ... Vintage Telefunken Bajazzo 201 sport 5 bands radio with FM till 108 en great SW. C $275.01. 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