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Warm Audio WA-251 Tube Condenser Microphone

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WWA251XXX
$799.00

Or just $33 per month*0% Interest for 24 Months**

On select purchases $299 or more with your Sam Ash card now thru 12/31/21.

24-equal monthly payments required.

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0% Interest for 24 Months

On select purchases $299 or more with your Sam Ash card now thru 12/31/21. 24-equal monthly payments required.

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**See monthly payment details below.

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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. Warm Audio 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. With an all-brass capsule, USA-made transformer, and premium components throughout, WA-251 is suitable 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.

All-Brass Capsule
The WA-12-B-60V is an all-brass, edge-terminated capsule that captures all the smoothness, rich top end, and warm vintage sonics of the original CK12 capsule. The WA-12-B-60V uses a variant CEK-12 back plate as a basis, which overcomes manufacturing limitations of the original CK12 capsule. The o-ring and housing of the WA-12-B-60V are all made from brass (no teflon parts), and the diaphragm is 24k gold sputtered 6-micron, NOS PET film (mylar). The end result is a very consistent, reliable capsule which matches the frequency response, and tonality of the classic 1970's classic capsule.

USA-Made Cinemag Transformer
The WA-251 utilizes an American made CineMag USA transformer. This transformer helps provide the present top end and the large bottom end one would hope to get from a 251-style condenser microphone.

Premium Components
A Slovak Republic JJ 12AY7 vacuum tube is used in the WA-251. The frequency response of the JJ tube, and the way it contributes to the circuit is tonally smooth and vintage in nature. The WA-251 uses polystyrene coupling capacitors, wima film capacitors throughout, and an imported Solen French capacitor on its output. Warm also partnered with Gotham Audio in Switzerland to use their very carefully built high-end 7-pin "GAC-7 cable". Using this cable increases top end presence and the overall size of the recorded image in the stereo field by reducing phase shift and the parasitic effect often experienced in poorly built cables. Gotham Cabling is very expensive and boutique in nature and is a huge addition to the WA-251 package.

Features:

  • Custom dual-backplate, all-brass vintage CK12-style capsule
  • Cinemag USA transformer
  • JJ Slovak 12AU7 tube
  • A faithful recreation of one of the most recorded mics in history
  • Includes power supply, shockmount, wooden box, and 7-pin Gotham cable

Get your Warm Audio WA-251 Tube Condenser Microphone today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Tube Condenser Microphone
  • Power Supply
  • Shockmount
  • 7-Pin Gotham Cable
  • Wooden Box
  • Model Number WA-251
    Model WA-251
    Series WA Series
    Tube Microphone No
    Multi Pattern No
    Attenuation No
    Switch No
    Shockmount Included No
    Pop Filter Included No