Warm Audio WA84 (Stereo Pair Nickel)

Small Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

  • Uses a heavy Nickel CineMag transformer in it’s signal path to warm up and ENLARGE sound sources.
  • Uses large core transformer technology (CineMag USA) in a small diaphragm condenser microphone package.
  • Package Includes: Microphone, Cardioid Capsule, Shock-Mount, Mic Clip, Windscreen and Carrying Case
RRP: $1,185.00
$1,125.00
SKU
579908
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The WA-84 is a small diaphragm condenser microphone based on classic microphone circuitry.  The WA-84 is a fully discrete Class A design that utilizes a CineMag USA transformer,  polystyrene and Wima capacitors and a Fairchild FET.  The WA-84 is designed for pro studio, home studio, live, and broadcast applications and sounds great on a variety of instruments and sources, such as; acoustic/electric guitars, acoustic/electric bass, drums, piano, strings, brass & woodwind instruments, and an array of other sources.

The WA-84 has a very LARGE sound for it’s small size and uniquely uses a heavy Nickel CineMag transformer in it’s signal path to warm up and ENLARGE sound sources.  Small diaphragm condenser microphones have widely moved to transformer-less technology in recent years for ease of design and a lower-cost manufacturing process.  When designing the WA-84 we cose to go the extra mile and tackle a more boutique design known for it’s it’s crystal clear, yet smooth, LARGE sound.   

The Capsule
The WA-84 utilizes a custom vintage-style capsule designed to emulate classic componentry and design techniques. The WA-84’s capsule is carefully manufactured by an Australian capsule supplier and is precisely reproduced to vintage specs. We are pleased to offer such a high quality capsule in this microphone which allows us to nail the sonics of the most important component of any microphone.

The Circuit
The WA-84 is a fully discrete Class A design that utilizes a CineMag USA transformer, polystyrene and Wima capacitors and a Fairchild FET.

The Transformer
The WA-84 utilizes an American made CineMag USA transformer that contributes to the legendary creamy smooth top-end and the BEEFY mid to bottom-end one would hope to get from an 84-style small diaphragm condenser microphone.

The Capacitors
The WA-84 proudly utilizes Wima, polystyrene and tantalum through-hole capacitors throughout.

Specifications

Specifications
Brand Warm Audio
Gross Shipping Weight - Volumetric (kgs) 0.5000
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Connector XLR
Frequency Response 20HZ - 20KHZ
Max SPL 123/133DB @ 1KHZ, 0.5% THD, 0/-10DB
Output Impedance (Ohms) 200Ω
Pad 0DB OR -10DB
Colour Nickel
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