The TF51 is a fresh take on the "Austrian" microphone sound associated with the Telefunken ELA M 251E and C12.
The TF51 continues this legacy, exhibiting a smooth midrange and airy top end, capturing every nuance in pleasant detail. This is a reliable first choice for stand out vocals, acoustic instruments, and percussion.
This lifelike fidelity is created with high quality components based off these inspirations. The 6072A vacuum tube (also found in our ELA M 251E and C12) is mated with an edge-terminated style capsule similar to the historic CK12. The output transformer is a custom German-made Haufe transformer, the original manufacturer for TELEFUNKEN. This attention to detail gives the TF51 a beautifully open and smooth sonic profile.
Open and detailed frequency response
Airy and smooth top end, reminiscent of the ELA M 251E
Balanced low end and natural mid range
Hand assembled in the USA
CK12-style capsule and Haufe transformer, similar to the C12 and 251E
Tube Type: TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik 6072A
Transformer: Custom-Made Haufe
Polar Pattern: Cardioid, Omni, Figure-8
Dimensions: 200 mm L x 46 mm Dia
Microphone Weight: 612 g
Female vocals, Pop vocals
Every TF51 microphone system comes with a multi pattern M 903 Power Supply, M 803 Tube Microphone Cable, ZC03 Shell Case, M 703 Shock Mount, M 782 Stand Mount, and Microphone Sleeve.