It is in excellent condition for its age. It sound very Mid frequency and it is very hard to mix. Thanks Due to the very high input impedance of the FET stage with corresponding … The unique sonic characteristics and quality of the U87 are doubled in this kit. The Neumann is a 2000.00 mic with far superior sound quality. So my amateur opinion is that I slightly preferred mic 1 on the finger picking clip and mic 2 on everything else but cannot hazard a guess as to which was the 87 and which was the … If I put the microphone in Omni? (almost like a phone or singning into a bottle of glass and it hurt the ears) (It is the first Neumann U87 I have played with) Also included are a pair of shock mounts and a rugged, road-worthy storage case. In a reasonably quiet environment the K87 capsule head can be used as well, but may not yield good results for self noise measurements. Instead of having to wast 65 bucks on the Denon mic. Add a one-line explanation of what this file represents. File:Neumann U87 microphone 20050905.jpg. It is best to use with a test adapter (KA87) containing two 47 pF capacitors in place of the dual capsule. File ; File history; File usage on Commons; File usage on other wikis; Metadata; Size of this preview: 399 × 599 pixels. Introduced in 1967, Neumann’s U 87 has shaped the sound of hundreds of hit records over the last 50 years. I bough a Neumann U87 Ai on eBay for 2100$ When I received I was not sure if it was normal that it sound not like a Neumann U87. One staple large diaphragm microphone design is the original Neumann U87. In this post, I will build a clone of the original U87 circuit. The iconic design and musical sonic character have become the gold standard by which other microphones are measured. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository (Redirected from File:Microphone U87.jpg) Jump to navigation Jump to search. Captions. The U 87 Ai is the quintessential large diaphragm condenser microphone. The Neumann Stereo Pair Kit (Nickel) includes two U87 condenser microphones that have been matched in sensitivity and frequency response for accurate, stereo recordings of instruments, vocals, ambiance, etc. I just bought a beautiful vintage U87 on eBay, and it arrived today. It sounds awesome, and seems to work per The current AI version of this microphone retails for around $3,200. I have never owned a u87, either vintage or new, and am unlikely to do so in the near future. The U87 is equipped with a test input across R10 (560 Ω). To this day, no professional recording studio is complete without a Neumann U 87 Ai.