I've contacted them today regarding some changes to the 87 kit in the op's link (noted below the description on the product page), they answered quickly, but I haven't got the info I wanted, so I wrote again, expecting a more useful answer tomorrow. Added by Joshua Unitt on January 25, 2014 and last modified by Peterson Goodwyn on December 17, 2014. They are different in price , the first is +100 €rather than the other , they claim that the diy kit is the exact rreplica, the built one is similar. 2.8K likes. The U87 kit from mic & mod is Poctop's PCB with all other components needed to build the mic. This set of printed circuit boards allows anyone to build a faithful vintage Neumann U87 clone inside the body of any number of cheap, Chinese-made microphones. Hey there! It retained the K67-style capsule of the U67, but replaced the tube amplifier circuit with a FET/transformer design. A 10dB attenuation switch enables the U87 to handle sound levels up to 127dB without distortion; and the low frequency response can be reduced to compensate for proximity effect. I acquired the mic from him but am unfortunately having to let it go to its next home. Mic & Mod, Metz. I see that most of their microphones have disappeared from the website.. Cardioid/omni with MK67 capsule, with addition of fig.8 with MK87 capsule, Cinemag output transformer (modeled after AMI T13), Variable 9-pattern polar response (omni/cardioid/fig.8). Also I'll listen to the samples and comment. It's eq'd very little, slight high shelf with equilibrium and HPF to about 100hz. Projects > Mic & Mod U87 / C12 Microphone Kits While DIY reproductions of the classic U87 are not hard to come by, most projects require the builder to do much of the work in terms of sourcing parts. M-87 Microphone | Neumann U87 Clone Body Kit | Mic & Mod, Vintage Microphones M-414 | C414 clone | Mic & Mod, U87 DIY Kit | U87 Clone replica Kit | Mic & Mod, http://groupdiy.com/index.php?topic=48030.0, http://www.vintagemicrophonepcbkit.com/index.html. Earlier Klaus Heyne mod originally done for one of the giants in the MI industry. I tried the capsule "collapse" test and sure enough the capsule had seen better days. Just a friendly reminder that political discussion, (including "offhand" and 'sideways' commenting) is. Thank you very much once again. A switch below the headbasket allowed selection of Cardioid, Omni, or Figure-8 patterns. In fact, one of the custom options is upgrading to a Jensen transformer. I'll calculate. I don’t know exactly what microphone was used for the recording, but thankfully Mic Mod has a set of Generic models for common microphone types. ...Just to be clear...the mic I referred to in my comparison is MandM's pre-assembled "M-87": The U87 kit from mic & mod is Poctop's PCB with all other components needed to build the mic. There’s the Michael Joly and Microphone Parts mods. Thanks a million, man, I'll calculate! Over £50 qualifies for free international shipping so no need to source a UK supplier unless you enjoy a mission. I ve seen that they have both the diy kit and the one built. I acquired the mic from him … Is it EQ-d heavily, or is the mic similarly voiced? I bought a U87 a few months ago with the KH Mod and it was performing poorly. The V67 is a great platform to mod because the front end of this mic is a copy of the Neumann U87. I flipped the capsule around and it works great ( only in Card mode) but I am leery about … For a high-quality, turnkey DIY reproduction, Mic & Mod offers several options. All I need to hunt for is a suitable mic body. Vintage Tube & FET Microphone (D-U67 D-U87 D-U47FET D-M49 D-M269c D-Ela M251), http://www.studiocare.com/ami-t13-t1...lications.html, http://groupdiy.com/index.php?topic=52326.0, http://www.mediafire.com/listen/47iv...hy_snippet.mp3, http://www.mediafire.com/listen/1e19...(master_2).mp3, Affordable LDC Microphone With Multiple Voicings. The 1st Website for DIY Microphone Kits, Microphone Parts, Mod and DIY! I know the 797 NT2s, Behringer B2 and MXL 2011 all have compatible swich PCB's for your polar patterns but hopefully the new Mic & Mod bodies will be a little closer to the real deal because good U87 donor bodies are not currently available due to the U87ai being in current production and the style patented. Replacing a mic's capsule is the easiest mod, in most cases, and often the most effective -- especially for transformerless microphones. Hopefully some of u have tried more than one, if not all.. Join the Community. Hello, i want to know if someone has tried to build u87 and c414 clones by micandmod. The 1st Website for DIY Microphone Kits, Microphone Parts, Mod and DIY! The mic’s capsule, called the K87, was a center-terminated, dual-backplate, dual-diaphragm 34mm design, like the K67. I've built this exact same mic only I chose to use an AMI transformer, a BeesNeez K87 capsule and it went into a 797 audio NT2s body. In this case, for input type, I’ve chosen “ Generic Studio Dynamic ,” and for output, I’ve chosen the classic Neumann U87 … Anyone have their MCA SP1 Mocs modded? Mic & Mod: DIY Microphone Kits and Parts - Build your vintage tube micWelcome to Mic & Mod the 1st DIY Pro Audio website for DIwww.micandmod.com Neumann U47のクローンキットの情報をTwitterで見かけたので発注して作ってみた。FETじゃない方、ようするにチューブコンデンサマイクのほう。 Send it to the best Mod guy out there. Earlier Klaus Heyne mod originally done for one of the giants in the MI industry. In short, the U87 was a tripolar FET condenser with a transformer-coupled output. Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone. lol. I'd like actual modders to give their opinions looking at the kit contents. Maybe I don't know what I'm talking about, but I'm pretty sure JJ Audio keeps the transformer in for the v67 mod. How do you make one of the best mics out there better? Send it to the best Mod guy out there. I think parts for one mic comes to about £50 sterling. In short, the U87 … The preferred studio vocal mic for decades, the Neumann U87 also makes a great main mic for band or home studio recordings, as well as a spot mic … And that one was magnificent. Only built the chunger version of the C12, from Studio939. I wouldn't say his voice was "thin" at low register but when he sings in his higher register he can get a bit thin and "gristly". Yes, I bought the PCB's from vintagemicrophonepcb.com and they have a mouser BOM from which you can order all needed electronic parts. I’m curious what people’s opinions are on these SP1 mods. Excellent! Projects > D-U87 Vintage Microphone PCB Set. It is in great condition. Thank you, I'll check out all the cheapo multipattern chinese mics with that body style on Thomann. Get DIY updates in your inbox. How do these compare to the Jim Williams mod? The U 87 was designed as a solid-state version of the U 67 tube microphone. I hoped someone experienced would jump in. For a high-quality, turnkey DIY reproduction, Mic & Mod offers several options. I only listened on multimedia speakers, but it sounded like a pretty trim, compact sound, detailed mids, not much bass, no strident highs at all. I don’t have much experience w a solder gun, but the mic parts diy mod is $150 cheaper, and I have a pair I wanna mod. When you buy products through links across our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Thanks Kidvybes! How do you make one of the best mics out there better? The reason is that the vast majority of transformerless condensers have a bright and peaky K67-type capsule, or a low-quality small-diaphragm capsule. There is a fair amount of low mid activity, check on some other speakers. While DIY reproductions of the classic U87 are not hard to come by, most projects require the builder to do much of the work in terms of sourcing parts. ... Category: Condenser Microphone Microphone Mod… Neumann Vintage U87 Clone : Build Thread. 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