South Windsor, CT (July 15, 2004)–Telefunken North America is now shipping the Ela M12, a faithful reproduction of the legendary C12 condenser microphone. Following the Telefunken Ela M 251, the new Ela M12 epitomizes the classic, large diaphragm, condenser tube sound.
Each Ela M12 system is handcrafted in the U.S., utilizing the original Austrian blueprints, and meticulously duplicating the original specifications. The Ela M12 features a 9-polar pattern remote control, adjustable from omnidirectional to hyper-cardioid. The mic houses an NOS 6072 tube, T-14 transformer and TK-12 capsule, an exact reproduction of the CK-12 capsule found in historic prized microphones. Included is a jewelers microphone box, flight case, swivel connector cable, owner’s manual, and 5-year limited warranty. The Ela M12 system is priced at $5,995.