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WA-87

Warm Audio WA-87
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Description

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.

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Affordable LDC Microphone With Multiple Voicings

Just curious about this. Some folks think the WA87 is a hair better than the MKID because of its Cinemag transformer. Does anyone offer a mod for upgrading the MKID's transformer? How expensive, and I guess most importantly, how big of a difference would such a mod be?

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If I own a SM7B, do I need a Warm WA87

If you're unhappy with the sound perhaps you should consider upgrading your wife. There are lots of used examples on the Internet, and you can return them if they don't meet your needs. I had a vintage model with a persistent 10 kHz whine even...

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Warm Audio introduces WA-87 R2: Updated And Upgraded

Warm Audio introduces WA-87 R2: Updated And Upgraded In 2016, we at Warm Audio introduced one of the most talked-about 87-style FET condenser microphones in the industry with the release of the WA-87, and at just $599 USD it made the looks and authentic vintage sonics of this style of mic affordable to customers for...

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