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Neumann U67 Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
Neumann U67 Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone


 
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Neumann U67 Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

The legendary microphone from the 60's has returned! This reissued U67 is way more than just a reissue, it's built to the exact specifications of the Vintage U67, including the capsule and electronic design.

The Neumann U67 Tube Condenser Microphone has returned! Neumann is once again building the legendary U67, built to the exact specifications of the vintage U67 made from 1960–1971. It uses the same capsule and electronic design. Key parts, such as the BV 12 output transformer, are meticulously reproduced according to original documentation. EF86 tubes are carefully selected for optimal characteristics and lowest noise in a dedicated measurement facility. The power supply was redesigned to meet today’s strict safety requirements and to accommodate the slightly higher filament current of newer premium grade tubes. The new power supply NU 67 V is fully compatible with older U67 microphones.

The U 67 was the first microphone equipped with the famous K 67 capsule, which has since become associated with “the Neumann sound” and continues to be used in its successor, the U 87 A. No less important is the U 67’s masterful tube circuit featuring a clever pre-emphasis/de-emphasis scheme to minimize tube hiss. The U 67 was also the first microphone to address modern recording techniques such as close miking. Its switchable low cut filter compensates for the proximity effect occurring at short recording distances. Using its preattenuation, the U 67 can handle high sound pressure levels of up to 124 dB without distortion (and much more if you don’t mind a bit of “tube grit”).

As timeless as its sound and technical design is its outer appearance. The U 67’s cone-shaped body and the tapered headgrille have since become iconic for the Neumann brand; the same elegant design would grace its solid state successor, the U 87, for the next 50+ years.

The Neumann U67 features three selectable polar patterns and advanced tube circuitry, including low cut and pad switches. The original Neumann U67 was well-equipped for virtually any recording task. It still is: To this day, many top level engineers would choose the U 67 as their “desert island” microphone for its extraordinary versatility and unmatched sound quality

Neumann U67 Features

  • Reissue of the legendary Neumann U 67
  • Superb vocal microphone for male and female singers
  • Versatile microphone for all kinds of instruments
  • Made to original specifications using archived documentation
  • New power supply NU 67 V automatically adapts to the local mains voltage
  • Handmade and hand soldered in Germany

Neumann U67 Applications

The U 67 is a universal studio microphone suitable for all applications. Its smooth top-end with a subtle tube shimmer makes the U 67 an outstanding vocal microphone. Due to its essentially linear response in three polar patterns – omni, cardioid, and figure-8 – the U 67 is also a very versatile microphone for all kinds of instruments such as strings, woodwinds, brass, piano, drums, acoustic and electric guitar, bass guitar and upright bass.

U67 Includes

  • U67 Microphone
  • Z 48 elastic suspension
  • NU 67 V power supply
  • UC 5 microphone cable
  • Vintage-style Neumann case

The Neumann U67 is more than a reissue, It's the exact microphone that Neumann built in the 60's. Get the vintage "Neumann" sound with the peace of mind of a brand-new capsule and electronics with the new Neumann U67 Microphone. Call or chat a RSPE specialist for more information.


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