GZ67fet - Solid State Condenser Microphone Vintage Airy Sound Style Applications . Lead/solo vocals, speech, acoustic/electric guitar, acoustic/electric bass, saxophone, brass and drum applications. Features . Vintage airy sound style . 34mm center terminated externally polarized pressure gradient condenser capsule . Gold sputtered dual diaphragm and dual backplate . Hand-assembling capsule and hand-soldering PCB . American made transformer . Selectable patterns: omni, cardioid and figure-8 . Low frequency roll-off switchable between flat and 120Hz . Switchable pre attenuation: 0 or -10dB . Reduced sibilance . Fully discrete 'Class A' circuitry with high quality components including Fairchild FET, Dale resistors and Wima capacitors . Solid hardwood box . Matched pair available
...capsule (87) - FET w/9.5:1 transformer-coupled output, cardioid only Warbler MKID - center-terminated capsule (87) - FET w/9.5:1 transformer-coupled output, multi-pattern GZ67fet: Falls in somewhere between a U67 and a 70's U87...M269 comes to mind. GZ67fet continues to impress, used it today on a female gospel singer and it really delivered the character of her alto...
Build (=finish) the 87 clone first (better yet; build a pair) and then see how much you need the WA87 or the GZ67fet for that matter (with all due respect to the makers). They are, or should be, pretty similar.
...GZ67 Tube version because I’ve been really thinking of pulling the trigger on that one instead of going the GZ67FET route, if it holds true that it is a significant step above with the same similar sound. Ultimately, I’ll probably end up buying all three! :facepalm: :lol:
Nobody has reviewed this product yet. Have an opinion?