The Serrano Vintage 87 . . .
an exceptional sounding tribute to the vintage Neumann U87i.
100% Faithful Replica
Hand-built in North Carolina, USA
100% Replica Circuit (87i)
Ultra Premium K87 Capsule
USA Custom Made BV-13 Replica Transformer by Cinemag
Cardioid, Figure 8 and Omnidirectional patterns
Low-cut and Pad switches
Threaded Shock Mount (like the original)
Handcrafted Wooden Box
We accept returns within 14 days after product delivery.
The Serrano Vintage 87 builds on the success of earlier versions. The Serrano Vintage 87 has a slight increase in the low frequencies thanks to our custom-made BV-13 replica transformer, by Cinemag. It also further smooths and reduces high frequencies through utilizing a new ultra premium K87 capsule as well as adjustments in the feedback circuitry. The Serrano Vintage 87 is now priced more competitively due to our increased ability to order parts in larger quantities and our increased efficiency in systems of assembling.
Earlier Serrano 87 versions remain at the highest level of sound quality. Conversion from early Serrano 87s to the Serrano Vintage 87 is an option, but not absolutely necessary. If you are interested in this option, please contact us.
second to NONE
The Serrano Vintage 87 capsule expresses nothing short of that magic "wow" sound quality that can only be found in a genuine K87 capsule. Each capsule in the Serrano Vintage 87 is an exact K87 replica of the finest quality, skinned with 24k gold on top of the finest Japanese mylar. The Serrano Vintage 87 capsule offers exquisite tonal richness and harmonic depth that truly matches the same sound quality of a genuine K87. You will surely hear its spectacular sound!
The Serrano Vintage 87s circuit is an uncompromising 1:1 replica circuit of the vintage Neumann 87i. This is true all the way down from the material of individual components to the 2N3819 FET amplifier - properly biased to original specifications. No compromises have been made.
The Serrano Vintage 87 features a custom-made BV-13 replica transformer, made by Cinemag. Each one is custom made in the USA specifically for the Serrano Vintage 87.