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Warm Audio WA-87 Vintage-Style Condenser Microphone Nickel

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The classic ‘87 is arguably the most widely-used large diaphragm condenser microphone in pop recording history. Rather than base our WA-87 circuit on current incarnations of this mic, we decided to cl... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Overview

The classic ‘87 is arguably the most widely-used large diaphragm condenser microphone in pop recording history. Rather than base our WA-87 circuit on current incarnations of this mic, we decided to closely follow the early circuit designs that date back nearly half a century. As is true with many classic microphones, engineers who have worked with different versions of these microphones often prefer the warmer, more forgiving nature of the earlier commercially available models. The desire to re-introduce the warm tone of this classic mic at an affordable price to an all new generation of recording artists was the inspiration behind the WA-87.

Quality Components Make a Better Mic
The WA-87 features all discrete, premium components such as Fairchild FETs, tantalum, polystyrene, and WIMA film capacitors, and is rounded off with a Cinemag USA output transformer. The WA-87 proudly uses our own Lens Kondensator custom reproduction of the classic K-87 dual backplate/dual diaphragm capsule, as found in early ‘87 mics.

It All Starts with The Microphone
The importance of a good microphone cannot be understated; but unfortunately, finding a truly great microphone within a budget has always been a challenge for aspiring engineers. There are very usable microphones available for those on a budget; but top shelf, classic studio microphones have simply been out of reach for most people. We applied all that we know about bridging this barrier into crafting a microphone that reaches the level of quality and sonics mostly found only in top shelf products, yet sells for a price that is down to earth.

FEATURES

Audio
  • Analog or digital: Analog
  • Frequency response: 20Hz to 20kHz
  • Max SPL: 125 dB
  • Connectivity: XLR
Pattern and type
  • Capsule: Condenser
  • Polar pattern: Multi-pattern
  • Type: Mounted
  • Applications: Studio
  • Diaphragm size: Large
  • Switches: High-pass, -10 dB pad
  • Phantom power required: Yes
Size and weight
  • Width: Info not available
  • Height: Info not available
  • Weight: Info not available
Included accessories
  • Case: Yes
  • Clip: No
  • Shockmount: Yes
  • Power supply: No
  • Cable: No
  • Stand: No
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Warm AudioWA-87 Vintage-Style Condenser Microphone
 
5.0

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5.0

Wonderful! WA-87 Studio Condenser Microphone

By Greg

from New Hampshire

Comments about Warm Audio WA-87 Vintage-Style Condenser Microphone:

The new WARM AUDIO WA-87 is a really nice microphone. It comes with a beautiful elastic suspension and wood storage case. The WA-87 sounds very good. Get one today! The WA-87 is a great value, don't miss out on this mic.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

1 Hour so far, but I already love it

By Jose Pablo

from Santiago, Chile

Pros

  • Amazing vocals
  • quite a deal
  • really really good sound quality

Cons

  • You tend to compare it to the U87 to be happy

Best Uses

  • vocals

Comments about Warm Audio WA-87 Vintage-Style Condenser Microphone:

BUY THIS, TRUST THIS GUYS.

And don't compare it to the U87, because the truth is, in any case this microphone IS A BEAST, I'm not so familiarized with the U87 sound, but this is definitely worth the price if you compare it to a 1000++ dollars microphone.

I trusted this guys and so far I'm not regretting.

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