Complete DIY U87 Microphone Kit by Yuzu Audio

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hazer-drum

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Hey guys,

Following my own experience of building DIY U87 microphones and various other pieces of gear, I've decided to offer a complete solution to help beginners get started with DIY audio without the need to scavenge for parts or read through endless forum posts in order to build a great sounding piece of gear with your own hands.

The kits will include all the necessary parts to complete the mic from A to Z with a detailed step-by-step guide, a circuit layout and a bill of materials (including parts by trusted members of this forum).

Yuzu 87 FET Mic Kit: (7 Kits Left In Stock)
Price: £600 + shipping and VAT if applicable

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Complete kit includes:
  • 1 x Microphone Body - with XLR connector
  • 1 x Shock Mount - with thread adapter
  • 1 x K87-style Capsule (Heiserman HK87)
  • 1 x BV13-style Transformer (AMI T13)
  • 3 x PCBs (Vintage Microphone PCB Kit D-87M)
  • 3 x Toggle Switches
  • All other semiconductors and passive components
Quick unboxing video to showcase the kit contents:


Kits are available to order at Yuzu Audio - Home

Build guide, circuit layout and bill of material available for download on the kit page.

Let me know if you have any questions!

Thanks!
 
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groselicain

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Looks great, and you've got a great looking site. Noticed mention of a 67 kit coming in the future—be sure to let me know when that happens!
 

egroys

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Really does look great and certainly a step up from some similar offerings! Looking forward to the traffo options as well as the 67 kit!
Will you be doing any matching and/or discounting for pairs?
 

hazer-drum

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Exactly the kind of kit I wish I had found when I started building mics myself as well!

No valve U47 in the foreseeable future but I’ll keep that idea in mind!
 

calaverasgrande

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U47 tube would be great or even the 47 fet.
Curious why all the hiragana/katakana on the site.
I know yuzu is an Asian citrus fruit?
 

hazer-drum

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Yuzu is indeed a Japanese lemon, mixed with sake and you have the perfect companion drink for an evening of DIY soldering :)

(N.B. I’m Japanese hence the translations on the website)
 

calaverasgrande

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Daijoubu.
At least you went for something cool and interesting instead of the typical branding of 'Zen' so many companies use.
I'm probably going to grab one of those 87 kits when I clear some of my backlog of projects.
 

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