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FLEA Microphones ELA M 251 Large Diaphragm Tube Condenser Microphone

Version of the famous ELA M 251 featuring a Tim Campbell CT12 capsule with the precise sound of the CK12, a carefully selected 6072A tube, and FLEA's identical T14/1 transformer clone

MFR# ELA M 251

Product Description

An absolute beauty, the original 251 is considered one of the best microphones ever made! The FLEA Microphones ELA M 251 is a genuine clone of this beauty. Yes, it took quite a long time, but the complexity of this microphone demanded it, along with a great deal of effort and deep enthusiasm in the development process. But despite the difficulty, everything is perfected. And a few things have actually been improved including all important connecting parts, pins and terminals are gold-plated. The wiring is based on Andreas Grosser's latest update gives this amazing-sounding microphone less noise.


  • Tim Campbell CT12 capsule featuring the precise sound of the CK12
  • Carefully selected 6072A tube
  • Identical T14/1 transformer clone

Product Specifications

Condition New
Tube or Solid State Tube
Tube Type 6072A
Capsule Type CT12 (Tim Campbell)
Transducer Type Condenser
Polar Pattern Bi-Directional / Figure-Eight, Cardioid, Omni-Directional
Number of Microphones Single Microphone
Impedance 200/50 Ohms (output)
Frequency Range 20 Hz - 20 kHz
Sensitivity 18 mV/Pa
Max. SPL 132 dB
Analog or Digital Analog

Product Reviews

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This Flea mic is amazing! I was using a Townsend Sphere mic and realized I was only ever using the 251 models. Figured the real thing would sound even better and boy was I right. This thing makes my recordings sound like you’re in the actual room as the source. Gets you a great sound going in so you can do less on the backend. Highly recommend!

By RSP on July 17, 2023

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