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Telefunken Ela M 570

Pricing & Availability

  • MSRP: $39,995
  • Discontinued


X/Y StereoMid-Side StereoBlumleinTelefunken Ela M 570

Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone

The Ela M 570 is the world’s first “Surround Sound Tube Microphone.” It was announced on April 1, 2013.

It uses a “linear array” of five of the company’s CK-12 style large-diaphragm, edge-terminated capsules. The impedance converter circuitry includes an internal 5.1 surround matrix using “micro-tube technology” that can produce multiple stereo techniques: AB, XY, MS, X/Y/X/Y/X, Quad-MS+, and others that you’ve never heard of.

Dr. Alfred E. Neumann

Our new 5-channel C12 capsule array is incredibly detailed, capturing all the subtle nuances of a performance and transferring them back to the listener in a manner that is so realistic, you’ll think you’re listening in five directions at once. Its silky smooth top end provides plenty of air without sounding harsh or zippy. Its midrange speaks clearly and articulately, capturing the sources with a natural presence. Its low end is tight and big-bottom, perfectly balanced with the rest of the frequency range. These qualities make the ELA M 570 surround mic a fantastic choice for all types of instruments, lending itself well to bagpipes, harmonica, electric drums, cowbell, and large organs.

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The mic was released in 2013.


Pickup Patterns Pads & Filters
X/Y Stereo (12.5 mV/Pa; 20 - 20,000 Hz)
Mid-Side Stereo (12.5 mV/Pa; 20 - 20,000 Hz)
Blumlein (12.5 mV/Pa; 20 - 20,000 Hz)
Capsule Dimensions Impedance SPL/Noise
Diameter n/a
Weight Length Max Diameter Interface(s)
n/a n/a 51mm (2.01'')
  • 3-pin XLR male (5)
Power Specifications

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