Our prices contain VAT (23%). WARM AUDIO WA87 + WA73: Condenser Microphone + Mic Preamp Bundle.WA87 Their acclaimed compressors and preamps have famously upset the pro audio price/performance ratio. When Warm Audio turned its attention to microphones with the WA-87, they set a high target: one of the most iconic large-diaphragm FET condenser mics in history. Flash back to any top recording studio in the 1970s. You'll see the venerable'87 everywhere.
On toms, overheads, guitar cabs, brass, congas, vocals you name it. Sweetwater engineers who have worked with different generations of this perennial studio favorite know that the vintage ones have a warmer, more forgiving sonic character. It's these circuit designs dating back nearly half a century that Warm Audio closely followed for the WA-87. Stellar performance, top-shelf parts, and amazing value: that's the Warm formula and the WA-87 nails it. Designed after a classic, studio-standard large-diaphragm FET condenser mic.
3 switchable polar patterns: cardioid, omnidirectional, and figure-8. LK-87-B-50V capsule reproduction of the vintage dual-backplate K87. Diaphragm: 6 micron, 1 gold-sputtered membrane. 5% THD: 130dB (pad engaged), 120dB (pad disengaged).10dB pad; 80Hz highpass filter. Genuine USA-made Cinemag output transformer. 24k gold plated, 3 pin XLR (150 ohms). 15dB self-noise, 80dB signal-to-noise ratio. Includes shockmount, hard-mount, and wooden storage box. A single channel'73 for the rest of us. If theres one style of preamp that professional engineers would unanimously agree has defined the tone of pop/rock records for decades, it would most definitely be the venerable'73-style of mic pre. 73-style preamps have been massively used in recording and live applications for many years and are still considered to be the Holy Grail of preamp choices today.
The Warm Audio WA73 Family consists of single and dual channel'73-style preamps (with & w/out EQ), that each pay careful homage to British audio history. When we at Warm Audio decided to release the WA73 it was imperative that it met vintage expectation in both design and performance. The tone and sweet character that vintage'73-style mic preamps impart is so unique and familiar, that we had only the pure desire to release sonically accurate reproductions.
After years of R&D, careful reverse-engineering, and countless hours of auditioning, the WA73 was born! The WA73 is a Desert Island boutique preamp, but it can also be classified as a studio and live work-horse. Classic'73-style preamps are known for being versatile tools that work with all kinds of microphones from Condenser, to Dynamic, to Ribbon. The WA73 equally shines on all types of microphones and sources including; vocals, acoustic/electric guitars, bass, drums, percussion, orchestras, keyboards, and even as a tone shaping tool to run partial or complete mixes through. With 80dB of gain and a fully discrete Carnhill Transformer balanced signal path, theres no recording, mixing or engineering task that the WA73 cant handle.The item "WARM AUDIO WA87 + WA73 Condenser Microphone + Mic Preamp BUNDLE" is in sale since Saturday, November 10, 2018. This item is in the category "Musikinstrumente\Pro-Audio Equipment\Mikrofone". The seller is "music778" and is located in Czosnów. This item can be shipped worldwide.