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Warm Audio WA-251 Tube Condenser Microphone
Warm Audio WA-251 Tube Condenser Microphone
$849.00

Warm Audio WA-251 Tube Condenser Microphone

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SoundPro Item: 36427
MPN: WA-251
$849.00
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The WA-251 was created to offer a classic microphone design to a new generation of recording artists at an affordable price. We spent a great deal of time listening to different ‘251 microphones to determine what people liked about them and why, how various styles of components impact the tone, and how to give the WA-251 microphone a signature that pays homage to the vintage classic, but also stands out on its own.

The WA-251 is an all vacuum tube, large diaphragm, transformer balanced, multi-pattern, large condenser microphone, based on the classic ‘251 that has been used on countless hit records for the last 50+ years. The WA-251 is designed for pro studio, home studio, live, and broadcast applications and sounds great on vocals, acoustic/electric guitars, acoustic/electric bass, drums, piano, strings, brass/woodwind instruments, and an array of other sources.

Warm Audio WA-251 Features

  • 3 polar patterns
  • Custom WA-12-B-60V edge terminated, dual-backplate, all-brass vintage CK12-style capsule
  • Cinemag USA output transformer
  • JJ Slovak 12AY7 vacuum tube
  • Gotham 5 meter GAC-7, 7-pin tube microphone cable
  • Wima, solen French, and polystyrene capacitors
  • WA-251 tube condenser microphone1
  • Power supply unit1
  • Shock-mount1
  • Gotham cable1
  • Wood box1
  • Transducer TypeCondenser
  • Polar Patterns (selectable)Cardioid, Figure-8, Omnidirectional
  • Frequency Range20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Output Impedance200 ohms
  • Max. SPL132 dB (<0.5% THD)
  • Rated Load Impedance≥2KΩ
  • S/N Ratio80 dBA
  • Equivalent Noise12dBA (IEC651)
  • Dynamic Range125dBA

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