Space 87

Harmonizes timeless warmth, crystal-clear clarity,
and vintage tones within a captivating interstellar aesthetic.

  • Excellent for recording vocals and instruments in a studio environment with the classic ‘87 sound’
  • Cardioid, omnidirectional, and bidirectional patterns
  • -10dB pad and Low Cut Switches
  • Extremely versatile
  • Pressure-gradient transducer with shock-mounted capsule
  • Low noise floor enabling the mic to be used to record quiet and intimate material
  • Top-quality components including WIMA capacitors, Fairchild resistors and a Cinemag transformer
  • High grade, electroplated finish and futuristic design
  • Rugged construction with all metal body
  • Strong and hard-wearing metal storage case
  • Robust and durable shock mount
  • Innovative magnetic pop shield

Acoustical operating principlePressure gradient transducer
Directional PatternOmnidirectional, cardioid, figure-8
Frequency Range20 Hz-20 kHz
Sensitivity at 1 kHz into 1 kohm20/28/22 mV/Pa ± 1 dB (Omni/cardioid/8)
Rated Impedance200 ohms
Rated load impedance1 kohms
Equivalent noise level, CCIR¹)26/23/25 dB (Omni/cardioid/8)
Maximum SPL for THD 0.5% with preattenuation²)127 dB
Signal-to-noise ratio, CCIR (re. 94 dB SPL)¹)68/71/69 dB (Omni/cardioid/8)
Maximum output voltage-6 dBu
Supply voltage (P48, IEC 61938)48 V ± 4 V
Current consumption (P48, IEC 61938)0.8 mA
Matching connectorXLR 3 F
2.36”(L) x 2.36”(W) x 5.8”(H)
Weight0.773 kg (1.7lb)

Space 87

Inspired by the most widely utilized solid-state condenser microphone found in today’s professional studios, the Space 87 boasts remarkable sound quality and an unparalleled ability to capture intricate details, making it an ideal choice for an array of recording scenarios.

The Space 87 excels in vocal recording, effortlessly handling both singing and spoken word, just like its renowned predecessor. Its seamless and natural frequency response skillfully captures the subtle nuances and tonal intricacies of the speaker or singer’s voice.

This microphone goes beyond vocals, functioning as a true workhorse capable of faithfully reproducing a diverse range of musical instruments, including acoustic guitars, pianos, strings, and brass instruments. Its remarkable precision and clarity in instrument reproduction render it an adaptable choice across various music genres and styles.

Equipped with selectable polar patterns, including cardioid, omnidirectional, and Figure-8 (bi-directional), the Space 87 is engineered with minimal self-noise. Additionally, it includes ‘-10 dB pad’ and ‘low cut’ switches, mirroring the original design, enhancing its adaptability and versatility, making it an excellent microphone for a variety of recording needs.

Excellent audio quality

The Space 87 delivers an open, smooth, and polished sound signature like its predecessor,
elevating your vocal recordings, drum sessions, and acoustic instrument performances to a superior level.

Top level components

Top-tier components play a pivotal role in shaping the Space 87’s distinctive and rich tonal character,
including renowned elements like WIMA capacitors, Fairchild resistors, and a highly esteemed,
handcrafted Cinemag transformer.

Electroplated noise reduction shell

Crafted for long-lasting performance, the Space 87 boasts a robust and enduring build that can endure the challenges
of professional studio settings. Its solid design and premium materials guarantee resilience in the face of demanding environments. The stunning,
glossy electroplated high-grade finish not only adds a touch of sophistication but also mirrors the excellence of its internal construction.
This electroplated exterior also contributes to reducing self-noise within the microphone, further enhancing its overall quality.


  • Space 87 Microphone
  • Pop Filter
  • Shockmount
  • Quickstart Guide

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