Conditions. Especially now, in a world with many left without a primary income to save and splurge on actual vintage equipment. Either way though, we thought it worthy of noting. The Warm Audio mic weighs in at 6 lbs. Finally, we will touch on the overall design of the WA-87 R2’s three switches. Speaking of the packaging, we’d be remiss not to mention the incredibly beautiful hardwood case, included in your purchase. Particularly so, in the area of microphone recreations. Released in 2016, it was the manufacturer’s first microphone. When deciding between a Neumann, or a Warm Audio with money being a non-issue, one should purchase the vintage u87. All rights reserved. Being music makers ourselves, we love geeking out on all things gear. With over 28,000 articles and counting, inSync is your FREE resource for breaking news, reviews, demos, interviews, and more. This remains true when considering the relationship to the low end, and the rest of the frequency response. This includes two, double-option switches on the back for flat or bass roll-off. Exclusive deals, delivered straight to your inbox. Save 19.5%, MSRP $1055.00 Be the first to write a review. It remains unmatched in overall quality and integrity in the mid-range. For just $599, this classic u87 recreation remains well worth it, and now more-so than ever before. The Warm Audio mic weighs in at 6 lbs. But truthfully, if what you need is a very high-quality microphone that out-performs most other mid-tier condensers, don’t even hesitate. To best test the sound of the WA-87 R2 from Warm Audio, we placed our comparisons into two separate camps. Both are created with nickel-plated brass. If you’re wondering what video gear we use, check it out https://www.sweetwater.com/shop/general-gear-used-to-make-sweetwater-videos/?utm_source=YouTube&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=yvDR3x-RftY. Now with the WA87 R2, Warm Audio have made their modern classic better than ever. Since the basic black printing on the back in bold lettering offsets the first impression a bit, taking away some of that quality appeal. Although there are many out there recreating older equipment at consumer-prices, we firmly believe this company has consistently done it best. To say they succeeded would be an understatement: the original WA-87 was a best-seller here at Sweetwater. Shop for the Warm Audio WA87 R2 with black finish at Sweetwater https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/WA87R2B–warm-audio-wa87-r2-large-diaphragm-condenser-microphone-black/?utm_source=YouTube&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=yvDR3x-RftY This website uses cookies to improve your experience. WA-87 R2 Polar Pattern Switch at Center Position. More videos like this Warm Audio WA87 R2 Condenser Microphone Demo https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlczpwSXEOyatBLoJPWeG2U8OUFx9AFC0 Some of the company’s more notable creations includes the WA-47 tube recreation of the Telefunkin/Neumann collaborative u47 mic. 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