...67, I grabbed the silver one and my engineer just got the black one. There you have it, the OG U87a is f**kin' great! I said it. I feel there's a difference in tone between the old 87's and the newer ai's. Best chain: U87a>583s>La3a
I got a bit crazy with the mic shopping this year... 2 Neumann u87a 1 Neumann u67
First, note that the mic I'm reviewing here is the classic U-87A, not the current model U 87ai.
This mic is great on almost everything you use it on. It has smooth response, a nice presence to the upper register, great "air", and great dimensionality to the sound. (Unfortunately the current...
The story of the Neumann U87 is complex, following the Neumann company from its 1960s success, trouble and turmoil through the 80s, its later purchase by Sennheiser, with the corresponding reorganization and emergence as a global brand. Every twist and turn along the way has made its mark on the...
Sounds good but these days there are much better sounding mics for less money! Manley, SE, AKG, Audio Tec, and many more have great sounding Mics and better pricing!
I used one for years but Manley now is my main vocal mic.kfhkh
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