The classic ‘87 is arguably the most widely-used large diaphragm condenser microphone in popular recording history.
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 Warm Audio WA-87-B-50V custom capsule reproduction stylized after the classic K87 dual backplate/dual diaphragm capsule found in the early ‘87 microphones. Read More >
The importance of a good microphone cannot be overstated; but unfortunately, finding a truly great microphone within a budget has always been challenging for aspiring engineers. There are very usable microphones available for those on a budget; but top shelf, classic studio microphones are financially 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.
Large condenser studio microphone based on the classic “87-style” circuit
Polar Patterns: Cardioid, figure of eight, and omnidirectional
WA-87-B-50V capsule. Reproduction of classic dual backplate (four wire termination) K87 capsule
Diaphragm: 6 micron thickness, 1 inch diameter, gold sputtered membrane, NOS mylar (PET film)
CineMag USA output transformer
Frequency Response: 20hz - 20khz
SPL: .5% THD @ 125db (without pad),132db
Output: 150 ohms, 24k gold plated, 3 pin XLR
High Pass Filter: 80hz
Microphone includes shock mount, hard mount and wood box