Classic 87 FAQ

Q: Where can I purchase the Classic 87 VMS microphone expansion?
A: Classic 87 can be purchased here:

Q: Is Classic 87 included in the All Access Pass? 
A: Since Classic 87 requires the Virtual Microphone System hardware components, we cannot include microphone expansions in the All Access Pass. 

Q: I don't own a VMS, can I purchase Classic 87?
A: No. Classic 87 requires that you own a VMS system and a "Virtual Microphone System" iLok license. Please view a list of authorized dealers here:

Q: Is Classic 87 compatible with the ML-1 and ML-2?
A: No. Classic 87 is only compatible with the ML-1.

Q: Which microphone models are included in Classic 87? 
SD-87 Ai, SD-87 mk1, SD-87 mk2

Q: I'm a VMS owner. Is there a trial license for Classic 87?
A: Yes, a 15 day trial license can be found here. This license requires that you own a VMS ML-1 license before you can use the Classic 87 trial. 

Q: Will the VMS mic emulations work on already recorded material (not necessarily recorded with the VMS, but for example with other very neutral sounding microphones)?
A: Yes, but we recommend to only use the microphone emulations with our hardware components to ensure the accuracy of the emulation.

Q: Where can I find more information about each of the microphones? 
A: You can view all the microphones on the website here:
Q: I was told customers who purchased an ML-1 during a promotional period received Classic 87 for free? When was this promotional period? 
A: Customers who purchased the ML-1 microphone between November 1st 2022 and January 1st 2023 are eligible to receive Classic 87 for free. 

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