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Warm Audio WA87 FET Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

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Product Description

The WA-87 condenser microphone 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 Lens Kondensator custom reproduction of the classic K-87 dual backplate/dual diaphragm capsule, as found in early ‘87 mics.

Warm Audio WA87 FET Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone Features

  • Microphone includes shock mount, hard mount and wood box.
  • Premium components such as Fairchild FETs, tantalum, polystyrene, and WIMA film capacitors
  • Cinemag USA output transformer 
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.

The importance of a good microphone cannot be understated; but unfortunately, finding a truly great microphone within a budget has always been a challenge for aspiring engineers. There are very usable microphones available for those on a budget; but top shelf, classic studio microphones have simply been 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.

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Phone:  512-348-6585 Warranty:  1 Year

Product Specifications

Product Specifications
Warm Audio WA87 FET Condenser Microphone Specifications
  • Microphone type: condenser
  • Polar patterns: cardioid, figure of eight, and omnidirectional
  • Capsule: LK-87-B-50V reproduction of classic dual backplate (four wire termination) K87 capsule
  • Output Transformer: CineMag USA
  • Diaphragm: 6 micron thickness, 1 inch diameter, gold sputtered membrane
  • Frequency Response: 20hz - 20khz
  • SPL: .5% THD at 120db (without pad) or 130db (with pad)
  • Pad: -10db
  • Output: 150 ohms, 24k gold plated, 3 pin XLR (pin 1 = gnd, pin 2 = +, pin 3 = -)
  • High Pass Filter: 80hz
  • Noise: 15db self noise, 80db s/n ratio
  • Color: nickel (painted)

Customer Reviews

Mitchell Beauchamp Submitted: 4/28/2019
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Amazing!!
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I had a Blue Bluebird microphone before this one, which I thought was amazing until I heard the WA-87! It is so amazing in my opinion. I love it. Out of all the mics I’ve had so far this one is my favorite.
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Supa Ricky Prime funk artist / vocalist / dj Submitted: 4/26/2019
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Awesome SOUND!
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Warm Audio rocks , so glad there is a PRO sounding mic at this price point , i'v been tracking vocals for my new album , Lots of Funk and Hip hop Styles , And every thing you put through the wa-87 has a nice defined sound to it , fully recommended A++
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Damiane Crenshaw Submitted: 4/26/2019
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Money well spent
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The do it all mic
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Quincy Submitted: 4/26/2019
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Well worth the money
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Excellent mic for the price.
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Damon Rutledge Submitted: 3/5/2019
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Love this wa87
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It’s is the best I love it
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Jay Submitted: 3/5/2019
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Crazy good mic
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This thing is amazing to say the least the clarity and all the everything you get from it is so worth the money
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Johan Escalante Submitted: 2/12/2019
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I Love this Mic
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Amazing Mic for brass Instruments Recordings. I Love it!!!!!!! 100% recommended
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RC Submitted: 2/10/2019
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Great Mic!
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Are you kidding me? A mic this good for this price? Unreal!
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Alexander Notofranco Submitted: 2/3/2019
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Great mic!!!
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I work at a professional studio and this is the exact microphone we use in one of our studio rooms. You can’t beat the price and the quality you get from this mic is amazing . I need to get this for my own personal home setup!! I will be a returning customer
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Goody Submitted: 1/20/2019
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Great upgrade!
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This is a solid quality product! I’ve never owned the original u87 but I’ve worked with it before. This mic isn’t as warm as the original but I guess that’s the 3k difference. As far as me upgrading from a mxl 250 and at2020, it was worth it! The noise floor is much lower! With my other mics, I can snap from my any where in my room and get a signal. But now I have to actually snap in the mic which is obviously better for when it comes time to mix and master. I also upgraded my interface a couple months after I got the mic and it made it even better. It sounds great once you warm it up with a coloring eq. Overall, it’s a great upgrade from starter mics! Make a difference!
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