Manley Labs Reference Mono Gold Tube Microphone

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  • $2,800$3,560

The Manley Labs Reference Mono Gold is a multi-pattern tube microphone with an edge terminated capsule made by hand at Josephson Engineering. The design of the capsule is closely modeled after the original CK12 capsule found in the AKG C12 and early C414, and Telefunken ELA M 251E. The Gold Reference is offers a more transparent and airy sound than the Reference Cardioid.

A stereo version with a rotatable top capsule is also available. Early versions used the 6072 tube, current versions use 12AT7.

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