The WA-251 is an all vacuum tube, expansive diaphragm, transformer adjusted, multi-pattern, large condenser microphone, based on the classic ‘251 that has been utilized on endless hit records for the final 50+ and a long period of time after. The WA-251 is planned for the master studio, domestic studio, live, and broadcast applications and sounds extraordinary on vocals, acoustic/electric guitars, acoustic/electric bass, drums, piano, strings, brass/woodwind instruments, and a cluster of other sources. The classic ‘251 got amazingly prevalent as a vocal receiver within the 1960s and is presently considered one of the most prominent condenser mouthpieces ever made. The classic ‘251 is still broadly utilized nowadays in proficient recording studios but has ended up greatly uncommon and taken a toll restrictive to acquire.
Warm Audio planned and designed the WA-251 to sound just like the classic ‘251, and it was no simple task, especially since a few of the vintage components are now not made or accessible. They are satisfied to release such a ravishing sounding classic to the showcase at a cost that’s reachable to more individuals than ever sometime recently. The WA-12-B-60V is an all-brass, edge-terminated capsule that captures all the smoothness, wealthy beat conclusion, and warm vintage sonics of the first CK12 capsule. The WA-12-B-60V employments a variation CEK-12 backplate as a premise, which overcomes the fabricating impediments of the first CK12 capsule. The o-ring and lodging of the WA-12-B-60V are all made from brass (no Teflon parts), and the stomach is 24k gold sputtered 6 MICRON, NOS PET film (mylar). The conclusion result could be an exceptionally reliable, solid capsule that matches the recurrence reaction and tonality of the classic 1970’s classic capsule.
A Slovak Republic JJ 12AY7 vacuum tube is utilized within the WA-251. They have tried out 3 tube brands and fell in adore with the JJ 12AY7. The recurrence reaction of the JJ tube and the way it contributes to the circuit is tonally smooth and vintage in nature. The WA-251 utilizes an American made CineMag USA transformer. This transformer makes a difference give the display beat conclusion and the Expansive foot end one would trust to induce from a 251-style condenser receiver. One component of a tube receiver that’s frequently neglected is the 7 stick cable that interfaces the amplifier to its control supply.
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