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Re: if you can't afford a U87 what do you buy?
      06/04/10 07:53 AM
Quote narcoman:

True - but put your 84s up against the 184s..... Which do you love ?

Neumann still make good mics' but they've hiked the price because they can. I say again - the U87ai is not an £1800 mic'!!




Ah well, I only have old U87s, none of this new fangled "ai" nonsense!

In truth, I think you are right, there is some premium loaded into most of the product range to reflect the brand's reputation. But they do hold second hand values pretty well, and they will service/restore old things that other manufacturers would give you a strange look about (I've had AKG tell me they can't supply a part for an old D25 - lovely mic - which I wanted to install myself).

The acid test is, do you think Sennheiser (same company as Neumann, different label) are also overpriced? I'd say mostly not, though the MKH range seem expensive for what they are...

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* if you can't afford a U87 what do you buy? parkie 27/03/10 05:55 PM
. * Re: if you can't afford a U87 what do you buy? Steve Hill   22/04/10 06:34 AM
. * Re: if you can't afford a U87 what do you buy? Dave Garnish   21/04/10 08:54 PM
. * Re: if you can't afford a U87 what do you buy? turbodave   16/04/10 10:47 PM
. * Re: if you can't afford a U87 what do you buy? ROLO46   17/04/10 08:00 PM
. * Re: if you can't afford a U87 what do you buy? James PerrettModerator   19/04/10 10:29 AM
. * Re: if you can't afford a U87 what do you buy? Hugh RobjohnsAdministrator   19/04/10 01:09 PM
. * Re: if you can't afford a U87 what do you buy? turbodave   17/04/10 11:03 PM
. * Re: if you can't afford a U87 what do you buy? Jack Ruston   16/04/10 10:31 PM
. * Re: if you can't afford a U87 what do you buy? Pyrotech   17/04/10 11:47 AM
. * Re: if you can't afford a U87 what do you buy? ROLO46   17/04/10 08:11 PM
. * Re: if you can't afford a U87 what do you buy? ROLO46   16/04/10 08:44 PM
. * Re: if you can't afford a U87 what do you buy? matt keen   16/04/10 08:13 AM
. * Re: if you can't afford a U87 what do you buy? turbodave   15/04/10 02:22 PM
. * Re: if you can't afford a U87 what do you buy? Lemonsqueezer   14/04/10 03:43 PM
. * Re: if you can't afford a U87 what do you buy? jaminem   14/04/10 07:41 PM
. * Re: if you can't afford a U87 what do you buy? Chas Levin, Source Distribution   14/04/10 11:01 AM
. * Re: if you can't afford a U87 what do you buy? turbodave   14/04/10 08:14 PM
. * Re: if you can't afford a U87 what do you buy? narcoman   14/04/10 10:51 PM
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. * Re: if you can't afford a U87 what do you buy? narcoman   09/04/10 11:03 PM
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. * Re: if you can't afford a U87 what do you buy? Aural Reject   06/04/10 10:09 AM
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. * Re: if you can't afford a U87 what do you buy? Steve Hill   06/04/10 07:53 AM
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