Neumann U 87 Ai Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

  • Item # 1536223
  • Model # 007022

Since its introduction in 1967 as a FET-based successor to the legendary U 67, the Neumann U 87 Ai has been one of the world’s most popular and in-demand studio microphones, and for good reason. It ac… Learn More

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The world’s most famous studio mic

Since its introduction in 1967 as a FET-based successor to the legendary U 67, the Neumann U 87 Ai has been one of the world’s most popular and in-demand studio microphones, and for good reason. It achieves a miraculous sonic balance of remarkably flat response, tempered with a personality and vibe that shines through. Versatile enough to use for vocals, acoustic instruments, drum overheads, even for guitar and bass cabinets, the U 87 Ai’s natural sound and charismatic midrange has made it a microphone that engineers in the know reach for when they need to make sure that track is everything in can be. Give your mic locker a serious upgrade. Order yours today.

Features

  • Classic sound, instantly recognizable yet versatile
  • Balanced frequency response
  • Three polar patterns: omni, cardioid, figure-8
  • Switchable low cut and pad, with very low self-noise

Technical Specification

Neumann U 87 Ai Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

  • Mic Type: Pressure-gradient transducer
  • Directional Pattern: Omnidirectional, cardioid, figure-8
  • Frequency Range; 20Hz–20kHz
  • Sensitivity at 1kHz into 1 kohm: 20/28/22 mV/Pa ± 1dB (Omni/cardioid/8)
  • Rated Impedance: 200 ohms
  • Rated load impedance: 1 kohms
  • Equivalent noise level, CCIR: 1 26/23/25dB (Omni/cardioid/8)
  • Equivalent noise level, A-weighted: 2 15/12/14 dB-A (Omni/cardioid/8)
  • Maximum SPL for THD: 0.5% 3 117dB (cardioid)
  • Maximum SPL for THD: 0.5% with preattenuation 4 127dB
  • Signal-to-noise ratio, CCIR (re. 94 dB SPL): 5 68/71/69dB (Omni/cardioid/8)
  • Signal-to-noise ratio, A-weighted (re. 94 dB SPL): 6 79/82/80dB (Omni/cardioid/8)
  • Maximum output voltage: -6 dBu
  • Supply voltage (P48, IEC 61938): 48V ± 4V
  • Current consumption (P48, IEC 61938): 0.8 mA
  • Matching connector XLR 3 F
  • Weight: 500 g
  • Diameter: 56 mm
  • Length: 200 mm