I would like a u87 but cant afford one right now. The polls seems to show they are pretty close competitors! I wish it was closer to 2 grand like the Kiwi, cause then I would probally say get it over the kiwi, but really its a toss up. If you know a similar Mic to the U87 but cheaper please suggest it. The signal chain was mic > mogami 2549 mic cable > A … For two decades, Blue microphones have powered the world’s greatest artists and studios. The old u87 has that “timeless” factor lacking in the new one.. as a musician, that’s a more desirable, even if the new one is more “detailed”. Let me know what you guys think between the tlm103, blue kiwi, and the akg c414 that i already have. Kiwi’s state-of-the-art FET technology and multi-pattern versatility make it truly one of a kind. John. Perhaps I will pick up a u87 at some other point to add to my arsenal! October 8th, 2012 at 10:17 pm. 06-26-2006 #2 littledog I think the kiwi may be a tad warmer, and the U87 a tad deeper. Are maybe I should go with a reasonable prized tube mic if you have any suggestions. BLUE ON THE INSIDE. I have used the U87 extensively and its a fantastic mic. I used to work at a studio that had a Stephen Paul 87 and I found it excessively dark. Thread Tools. Figuring I dont know if I am prepared to go scouring vast mountain ranges in search of a vintage u87(witch probably wont be the cheapest mic in the world), I think the kiwi will work for now. I was looking at a tlm103 or a used blue kiwi. Not saying that the new Ai is a bad mic, but maybe I’d prefer something like Blue Kiwi to that, which is a little cheaper. And it’s superior performance and reliability has helped … I still mourn that 87 when I think about it. My complaint with the blue mics is how stinkin big they are. BLUE's flagship solid-state microphone combines their trademark distinctive styling with exceptional sonics. Jump to page: Results 11 to 14 of 14 Thread: u87 vs. Kiwi for "all pourpose" mic?? Photo: Mark Ewing I have in recent years reviewed a couple of BLUE mics in the pages of SOS, both towards the bottom of the range — the Baby Bottle and the Dragonfly. Page 2 of 2 First 1 2. Blue Kiwi vs U87AI vs Pearlman TM1 female vocal shootout I recorded a female vocalist performing a clip of a broadway tune using three mics: Blue Kiwi, Neumann U87AI, and Pearlman TM-1 . Blue Kiwi 7 41.18%. Show Printable Version; Even though it was insured the prices of the stock 87's had sky rocketed at the time and their sound was not thrilling me, so got a Blue Kiwi instead. I am thinking of upgrading to a blue kiwi though in the somewhat similar price range, I know many people swear by the u87's, can anyone help me with some suggestions?
Best Strings For Yamaha Apx600, Knorr Soup Base, Skywatcher 12 Inch Quattro Review, Eucalyptus Wood For Sale, Poultry Management Guide, Acoustic Flooring Tiles, Mantis Tri Rad Folding, China Kitchen Farrow Rd,