Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone
The Neumann U 67 is a multipattern large-diaphragm condenser microphone with a tube-and-transformer topology. It was introduced by Neumann in 1960 with the intention of replacing the U 47 in Neumann’s product line.
U 67, disassembledThe new microphone, originally christened the U 60 for the year of its development, brought numerous innovations to market.
The K67 capsule, which since 1960 has become the most common and most copied condenser capsule in the world, was designed to avoid the challenges and costs of tuning the K47 so that both diaphragms produce identical frequency responses. Unlike the K47, the K67 utilizes a two-piece backplate, allowing the diaphragms to be tuned individually and then matched for equivalent response.
A -10dB pad was incorporated, in response to the trend of placing microphones closer to sources.
...of it. My friend just happened to mention it one day in the studio because he saw I owned the U67 RI and wanted my personal feedback on it. One of those " oh by the way have you ever heard of X" type of conversations. I
...and changed a few things). The execution of the reissue prototype was on par with, if not better than the U67 Reissue. I will publish the same point-by-point analysis I did with the U47fet and U67 RI as soon as Neumann has sent me one of the first samples. Considering the general trend in...
This review is for the vintage Neumann U67, i haven't tried the newer version.
I have to say that this is a moment I will never forget,
The clarity and depth in this microphone blew me away.
I’ve heard other folks say how incredible this experience is and I’ve heard classic recordings with...