Neumann U87AiNI

Inspirational Studio Mic (Nickel)

Our price:$5,689.00 GST
Order Code: U87Ai

IN STOCK 1 (more can be backordered)

Singers get excited standing before it, and engineers rely on it as their ‘must-have’ microphone. The U87 is one of the recording world’s best known and best loved – and what’s not to love about it! Condenser with 3 polar patterns (omni, cardioid, figure-8) roll-off and pad. Particularly good for vocals. And the inspiration for thousands of other microphones.

In Nickel / Silver
*Suspension not included
*Stand mount not included

If you’d prefer a U87 with the genuine Neumann suspension, check out U87AI-STUDIOSET

In the box:

  • Microphone U 87 Ai
  • Wooden box


  • Variable large diaphragm microphone
  • Pressure-gradient transducer with double membrane capsule
  • The studio microphone classic
  • Three directional characteristics: omni, cardioid, figure-8
  • Switchable low frequency roll-off
  • Switchable 10 dB pre-attenuation
  • Ideal as main and as support microphone in the most differing recording situations


Acoustical operating principle Pressure gradient transducer
Directional pattern Omnidirectional, cardioid, figure-8 plus
Frequency range 20 Hz – 20 kHz
Sensitivity at 1 kHz into 1 kohm 20/28/22 mV/Pa1)
Rated impedance 200 ohms
Rated load impedance 1 kohms
Equivalent noise level, CCIR2) 26/23/25 dB1)
Equivalent noise level, A-weighted2) 15/12/14 dB-A1)
Signal-to-noise ratio, CCIR2) (rel. 94 dB SPL) 68/71/69 dB1)
Signal-to-noise ratio, A-weighted2) (rel. 94 dB SPL) 79/82/80 dB1)
Maximum SPL for THD 0.5%3) 117 dB (cardioid)
Maximum SPL for THD 0.5% with preattenuation3) 127 dB
Maximum output voltage 390 mV
Dynamic range of the microphone amplifier (A-weighted) 105 dB
Supply voltage (P48, IEC 61938) 48 V ± 4 V
Current consumption (P48, IEC 61938) 0.8 mA
Matching connectors XLR3F
Weight 500 g
Diameter 56 mm
Length 200 mm