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Neumann U 87 Ai Large Diaphragm Condenser Stereo Set - Nickel

Stereo pair of multi-pattern large diaphragm condenser mics with K 67 capsule featuring a smooth, refined sound - includes shock mount and windscreen - nickel
MFR# 8505

Product Description

The Neumann U 87 Ai is the gold standard of microphones in modern audio recording. For over 50 years, the U 87 Ai has been used in recording studios all over the world to capture award-winning performances. Adored for its smooth, refined sound, this classic large diaphragm condenser mic will instantly bring any instrument to life. This set includes two factory-matched mics with EA 87 shock mounts.

THE LEGENDARY U 87

Introduced in 1967, Neumann’s U 87 has shaped the sound of hundreds of hit records over the last 50 years. To this day, no professional recording studio is complete without a Neumann U 87 Ai. The U 87 Ai is the quintessential large diaphragm condenser microphone. The iconic design and musical sonic character have become the gold standard by which other microphones are measured.

Featuring a balanced frequency response with a unique midrange presence, the U 87 Ai offers a unique, yet instantly recognizable tone. Equipped with selectable omni, cardioid, and figure-8 polar patterns, the U 87 Ai is a versatile studio workhorse that will shine in any situation: from acoustic guitar to drum overheads.

CLASSIC NEUMANN ENGINEERING

The U 87 was originally created as a solid state version of the legendary U 67 tube condenser microphone from the 1960s. U 87 Ai combines the same K67 dual diaphragm condenser capsule as its tube-based predecessor with innovative FET 80 technology to deliver unparalleled clarity.

The built-in switchable low cut filter makes it easy to combat low frequency build up caused by the proximity effect. The on-board pad and remarkably low self-noise mean you can record even louder performances without any unwanted distortion.

Due to its solid bass response and excellent midrange detail, the U 87 Ai sounds great on bass and guitar cabinets, while the extended top-end makes it he ultimate vocal microphone. Perfect for any genre from pop and jazz to classical music, the U 87 Ai is the world’s most famous studio microphone for a reason.

Features:

  • The world’s most famous studio microphone
  • Classic sound, instantly recognizable yet versatile
  • Balanced frequency response
  • Three polar patterns: omni, cardioid, figure-8
  • Switchable low cut and pad
  • Very low self-noise

Product Specifications

Condition New
Package Contents Two U 87 Ai Microphones, two EA 87 shock mounts, two dust covers, and an aluminum case
Length 200 mm
Diameter 56 mm
Unit Weight 500 g
Tube or Solid State Solid State
Transducer Type Condenser
Polar Pattern Bi-Directional / Figure-Eight, Cardioid, Omni-Directional
Number of Microphones Stereo Pair
Phantom Required Yes
Impedance Rated: 150 Ohms / Rated load: 1 kOhm
Frequency Range 20 Hz - 20 kHz
input_pad -10 dB
Sensitivity Cardioid: -31.1 dBV/Pa (28 mV) / Omni: -34 dBV/Pa (20 mV) / Bi: -33.2 dBV/Pa (22 mV)
Max. SPL 117 dB; 127 dB with pad

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