""I pitted the CC22 and ELM-C against each other and a [Neumann] U87 on a close-miked male vocalist performing a soul song a capella. Both Pearl microphones made the U87 sound gritty, veiled and dated. The CC22 delivered a very appealing result but the ELM-C stole the show with a sound that was remarkably 'present' and full-bodied...""
""The Pearl ELM-C is one of the most significant microphones in the San Francisco Symphony collection. It is a unique musical tool that stands alone.""