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Schoeps / Philips EL6052 Pair #1169/1244 (Vintage) – No Longer Available

Sweet musical tone

Product Description

Small diaphragm tube condensers. Musical and detailed sounding classic tube mic. Nice on Acoustic stringed instruments, overheads, snare, hi hat, drum rooms, piano etc. Unusual swivel-head design. Omni and cardioid, with original plastic collar for use in cardioid pattern. 6AU6 tube. With new Hamptone PSU and new Gotham non-microphic cable. Very rare, especially as a pair.




The CM-61 small diaphragm tube condenser was first manufactured by Schoeps starting in 1954, with an interchangeable capsule design. Models with the combined omni/cardioid capsule, along with the swivel-head, were designated as CM 61 US. These were also marketed under the Philips brand name, and given the designation EL6052, while the attached CM 61 US capsule was designated as a Philips EL 6051 capsule.

Product Specifications

Condition Used / Vintage
Tube or Solid State Tube
Tube Type 6AU6
Capsule Type Schoeps CM 61
Phantom Required No
Frequency Range n/a
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