The classic Industry standard large diaphragm condenser microphone.
The Neumann U87 has set the standard for vocal and instrumental recording acround the world for several decades - there is a reason. Paired with a comparable microphone pre amp the U87 is a quality standard that is difficult to match for many sources. If you could only own one microphone this could well be the one. Also works extremely well in stereo.
3 switchable polar patterns, cardioid, omni, figure of eight. -10 cut and bass roll off switches.
The U87 is 48v phantom powered and can use an internal battery for this if necessary. EA87 suspension is available and recommended. U87 and suspension available in nickle or black colour. The U87 comes in a wooden box. Made in Germany
Neumann U87 £ 1,667 ex vat £ 2,000 inc vat
Neumann EA87 elasticated suspension £ 199 ex Vat
Neumann SG287 mic clip £ 65 ex vat