Can you tell which one's which? Think you can tell the difference? Does your studio have one? In this video we present an 87-style microphone shootout on female vocals using the Warm Audio WA87, the Neumann U87Ai, and the Peluso P87. Modifications apply to the electronic components of the microphone only; the capsule remained unchanged. The SOS award went to products, that "have made our lives in the studio all the more enjoyable". Neumann U87ai Microphone w/ Peluso Shockmount, 2. Chandler Limited TG2 Abbey Road Special Edition Stereo Pre, 5. This is a new after-market shock mount designed by Peluso Microphone Lab to fit a vintage Neumann U-67 or U-87. Snare and toms were miked using Shure Beta 181/C side-address microphones, a Shure Beta 52 was used on the kick, and all four drums were recorded through our Vintech 573 Preamp Modules. (view less). This is a new after-market shock mount designed by Peluso Microphone Lab to fit a vintage Neumann U-67 or U-87. One of the most well known (and used) microphones in the world, the U87 always delivers outstanding results on virtually any studio application. The selected mics do an excellent job representing the general characteristics of each class, among those are the Neumann U87ai LDC, the Neumann SKM184 SDC, and the Coles 4038 Ribbon. © Sound Pure LLC 2020. This setting also compensates for the unavoidable bass boost that occurs with all pressure gradient transducers when they are used at close distance (proximity effect). This mount does NOT fit the P-67, see item below. Want to visit? The Peluso P-87 is styled after the legendary classic 1970's version of Neumann's U-87 and offers just as realistic of a sound and response to the original. Presonus ADL 600 Stereo Tube Mic Preamp, 7. Trussart Steelcaster Deluxe electric guitar (neck pickup) played into Jule Brenda K. Head into Mojave Ceramic 2X12 Cabinet mic'd with Neumann U87ai (cardioid pattern) 4ft. Trussart Steelcaster Deluxe electric guitar (volume 12 o'clock, bright on, boost on, tone 12 o'clock, bridge pickup) played into Jule Brenda K. Head into Mojave Ceramic 2X12 Cabinet mic'd with Neumann U87ai (cardioid pattern) 4ft. off speaker into Chandler TG2 preamp feeding Apogee Rosetta 800. Nash S-62 electric guitar(position 5 pickup) played into Victoria Amps Model Regal (bass 6.9, treble 7, volume 5, reverb 3.5) mic'd with Sennheiser MD 421 II into Vintech-Audio X73i preamp & Neumann U87ai into A Designs Pacifica preamp feeding Apogee Rosetta 800. Trussart Steelcaster Deluxe electric guitar (volume 12 o'clock, bright on, boost off, tone 12 o'clock, neck pickup) played into Jule Brenda K. Head into Mojave Ceramic 2X12 Cabinet mic'd with Neumann U87ai (cardioid pattern) 4ft. Signal-to-noise ratio, CCIR2) (rel. Trussart Steelcaster Deluxe electric guitar (neck pickup) played into Jule Brenda K. Head into Mojave Ceramic 2X12 Cabinet mic'd with Neumann U87ai (cardioid pattern) 4ft. Can you tell which one's which? Duesenberg Carl Carlton 2-Tone Sunburst (neck pickup) played into Bad Cat Cub II(volume noon, tone 4) mic'd with Heil PR-40( close on the back of amp, panned 50%,right) into Chandler TG2 Preamp & Neumann U87ai(5 feet off, panned 50%, left) into A Designs Gold Mic Preamp & AEA R92 Mic (6 inches off, panned center) into A Designs Pacifica feeding Apogee Rosetta 800. Some of these mics are available for Sound Pure's Try-Before-You-Buy Demo Program, so if you'd like more info on how you can experience one of these mics for yourself or just have questions about which mic style would be best for your recordings, give us a call anytime at 919.682.5552 and we'd be happy to talk more with you. Styled to resemble its namesake, both in shape and sound, the Peluso P-87 is intended as an homage to the original 1970s Neumann U87, but benefits from modern performance specifications and a much higher SPL-handling capability. If you are interested in hearing the results and/or getting ahold of the audio files from this shootout, give us a shout, we'd love to hear from you! The frequency response of the cardioid and figure-8 directional characteristics are very flat for frontal sound incidence, even in the upper frequency range. This microphone shootout illustrates the differences between three different microphone types on drum overheads, Large Diaphragm Condenser, Small Diaphragm Condenser, and Ribbon. Duesenberg Carl Carlton 2-Tone Sunburst (neck pickup) played into Bad Cat Cub II(volume noon, tone 5) mic'd with Heil PR-40( close on the back of amp, panned 50%,right) into Chandler TG2 Preamp & Neumann U87ai(5 feet off, panned 50%, left) into A Designs Gold Mic Preamp & AEA R92 Mic (6 inches off, panned center) into A Designs Pacifica feeding Apogee Rosetta 800. It is a good choice for most general purpose applications in studios, for broadcasting, film and television. Trussart Steelcaster Deluxe electric guitar (volume 12 o'clock, bright on, boost off, tone 12 o'clock, neck pickup) played into Jule Brenda K. Head into Mojave Ceramic 2X12 Cabinet mic'd with Neumann U87ai (cardioid pattern) 4ft. off speaker into Presonus ADL 600 preamp & AEA R92 (figure-eight pattern) 6in. Duesenberg Carl Carlton 2-Tone Sunburst (neck pickup) played into Bad Cat Cub II(volume noon, tone 5) mic'd with Heil PR-40( close on the back of amp, panned 50%,right) into Chandler TG2 Preamp & Neumann U87ai(5 feet off, panned 50%, left) into A Designs Gold Mic Preamp & AEA R92 Mic (6 inches off, panned center) into A Designs Pacifica feeding Apogee Rosetta 800. Duesenberg Carl Carlton 2-Tone Sunburst (neck pickup) played into Bad Cat Cub II(volume noon, tone 1) mic'd with Heil PR-40( close on the back of amp, panned 50%,right) into Chandler TG2 Preamp & Neumann U87ai(5 feet off, panned 50%, left) into A Designs Gold Mic Preamp & AEA R92 Mic (6 inches off, panned center) into A Designs Pacifica feeding Apogee Rosetta 800.