DA 87i DIY Microphone Kit
Build your own vintage '87 clone
A legend, reborn. The DA 87i DIY microphone kit features a beautifully designed body, premium components, shockmount, wood microphone box, and crystal-clear full-color instructions to guide you every step of the way.
“The closest reproduction of the original U87 model I have experienced.”
The DA 87i circuit is a true replica of the original, vintage design. Every signal path is accounted for and adapted to make DIY builds easier.
The DA 87i DIY Kit includes our incredible DA-K87 capsule and components from Fairchild, Vishay, Dale, WIMA, and more.
Easy to Build
Follow along with the detailed, full-color printed assembly guide. Build at your own pace with easy-to-follow instructions.
Have questions during your build? We’re here to help with guidance and low-cost “just-in-case” replacement parts. You got this.
remarkable capsule. remarkable sound.
Hearing is believing. Designed exclusively for the DA 87i circuit, the DA-K87 capsule is a true K87 replica that features Japanese-made, 6-micron gold-sputtered mylar and precision-drilled brass backplates. The result is a warm, musical tone and silky smooth highs.
Easy to follow build guide. Lifetime support.
Build your DA 87i in an afternoon. Every DA 87i DIY kit includes a set of printed instructions so you can get started right away. Dachman Audio products are backed by free, lifetime support — we’re here to help.
Historically true circuit design.
The authentic sound of a legend.
The all-new DA 87i combines the most sought after microphone circuit with premium components that are sure to impress even the most discerning purists.
Every aspect of the DA 87i has been meticulously designed to create a microphone that captures your performance with the famous, vintage tone you’ve been chasing.
Premium components. No compromises.
Professional Accessories Included
An elegant wood microphone box. A tension-based shockmount. The DA 87i DIY kit doesn’t just include a beautiful mic body, stellar K87 replica capsule, and quality components. You also get a real wood microphone box and a premium shockmount.