Neumann U 87 Rhodium Edition Set

Limited edition issue of the recording legend microphone

For 50 years the U 87 has been setting standards in the field of audio recording. Neumann celebrates the anniversary of this studio legend with a very special limited edition, the U 87 Rhodium Edition – a microphone that looks as classy as it sounds.

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U-87-RHODIUM
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For 50 years the U 87 has been setting standards in the field of audio recording. Neumann celebrates the anniversary of this studio legend with a very special limited edition, the U 87 Rhodium Edition – a microphone that looks as classy as it sounds.

Many products introduced in the history of the company have become milestones of professional audio technology. It is no accident that when listing their equipment, audio studios almost always put Neumann microphones at the top of the list – they are a recognized sign of a highly professional operation.

Microphones with highest sound quality
Neumann gives the customer the certainty of acquiring a product with unsurpassed sound quality, reliability and lasting value, an investment that usually survives several generations of audio engineers. Although Neumann microphones certainly are not cheap, professionals know from their daily experience that they are worth the cost. Many owners of home recording studios also dream of having “a real Neumann” of their own.

Neumann U 87 - The Neumann classic
The U 87 presents a wide range of features and versatility that make it to one of the most desirable mics available. Our users are recognizing the microphone immediately by its distinctive design. Well-known for its warm and well-balanced characteristics - your perfect choice as vocal microphone for all types of music and speech. The usage as main microphone for orchestra recordings or as spot mic for single instruments make it the most general-purpose microphone - in studios, for broadcasting, film and television. Until today the U 87 sets the mark in the microphone industry by which all others are measured.

  • Variable large diaphragm microphone
  • Pressure-gradient transducer with double membrane capsule
  • The studio microphone classic
  • Three directional characteristics: omni, cardioid, figure-8
  • Switchable low frequency roll-off
  • Switchable 10 dB pre-attenuation
  • Ideal as main and as support microphone in the most differing recording situations
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Specification
  • Acoustical operating principle: Pressure gradient transducer
  • Directional pattern: Omnidirectional, cardioid, figure-8 plus
  • Frequency range: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Sensitivity at 1 kHz into 1 kohm: 20/28/22 mV/Pa1)
  • Rated impedance: 200 ohms
  • Rated load impedance: 1 kohms
  • Equivalent noise level, CCIR2): 26/23/25 dB1)
  • Equivalent noise level, A-weighted2): 15/12/14 dB-A1)
  • Signal-to-noise ratio, CCIR2) (rel. 94 dB SPL): 68/71/69 dB1)
  • Signal-to-noise ratio, A-weighted2) (rel. 94 dB SPL): 79/82/80 dB1)
  • Maximum SPL for THD 0.5%3): 117 dB (cardioid)
  • Maximum SPL for THD 0.5% with preattenuation3): 127 dB
  • Maximum output voltage: 390 mV
  • Dynamic range of the microphone amplifier (A-weighted): 105 dB
  • Supply voltage (P48, IEC 61938): 48 V ± 4 V
  • Current consumption (P48, IEC 61938): 0.8 mA
  • Matching connectors: XLR3F
  • Weight: 500 g
  • Diameter: 56 mm
  • Length: 200 mm
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  • Numbered certificate of authenticity signed by Wolfgang Fraissinet - President - Neumann Headquarters, Berlin
  • 1 Pair of black gloves