DA 87i DIY Microphone Kit
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DA 87i DIY Microphone Kit

$599.00

Pre-order now. Ships in early July.

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Use checkout code U87100 to save an extra $100.

The DA 87i is our faithful recreation of the most famous recording microphone of all time.

Highlights
  • Beautifully-designed microphone body
  • Premium DA-K87 mic capsule
  • Custom 9:5.1 output transformer
  • Audiophile-grade components
  • Professional shockmount
  • Wood microphone box
  • Printed photo-illustrated assembly guide
Details

Vintage sound and looks

The DA 87i is our take on the legendary Neumann U87i. With a “match and improve” approach to circuit design, the DA 87i delivers the authentic vintage tone you’ve been chasing.

Faithful vintage capsule replica

The included DA-K87 capsule is renowned for its incredibly smooth highs and warm, natural lows. It’s assembled in a cleanroom environment and made from 6-micron gold-sputtered mylar and precision-drilled brass backplates.

Premium accessories included

Your DA 87i ships with a professional metal shock mount and protective wood storage box, included at no charge.

Premium Components

No compromises.

The DA 87i features the best components available, including Vishay resistors, WIMA capacitors, Panasonic FC capacitors, high-quality polystyrene capacitors, and more. All DA87i microphones and kits ship with our T87, known for its exceptional bandwidth and phase shift performance.

Stunning 87-style sound and looks

The DA 87i is our take on the legendary Neumann U87i (rev 16). With a “match and improve” approach to circuit design, the DA 87i delivers the authentic vintage tone you’ve been chasing. 

Your DA 87i ships with a beautifully updated mic body, professional metal shock mount, and elegant wood storage box.

It’s all about the capsule.

The DA 87i includes the renowned DA-K87, known for incredibly smooth highs and natural, warm lows. The DA-K87 is made from premium 6-micron gold-sputtered mylar, precision-drilled backplates, and assembled in a cleanroom environment.  

Premium components. No compromises.

The DA 87i features the best components available, including Vishay resistors, WIMA capacitors, Panasonic FC capacitors, high-quality polystyrene capacitors, and more. All DA 87i microphones and kits ship with our T87 output transformer, known for its exceptional bandwidth and phase shift performance.  

Tech Specs

  • Dachman Audio DA-K87 capsule
  • Authentic ’87 vintage circuit reproduction
  • T87 output transformer
  • Premium components from Vishay, WIMA, Panasonic
  • Polystyrene capacitors
  • Professional metal shock mount 
  • Wood microphone storage box
  • Cardioid, omni, and figure 8 pickup patterns
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty
  • Printed, full-color assembly guide

Dachman Audio is not in any way affiliated with Neumann Microphones, the U87 microphone, or Georg Neumann GmbH.

Additional information

Weight 6 lbs
Dimensions 15 × 11.5 × 6 in