Miking up and recording a drum kit is a fairly complicated procedure, and this can apply equally to choosing the right mics for the job.
- 2.The Drum Kit
- 3.How Many Microphones?
- 4.Microphones in Detail
- 5.Boxed Sets
- 6.Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Welcome to our Drum Microphone Online Advisor.
Miking up and recording a drum kit is a fairly complicated procedure, and this can apply equally to choosing the right mics for the job. As is often the case with microphone selection, there are tried and tested standard models that engineers have come to rely on over the years, along with techniques for setting them up to get the best sound. Well have a look at what mics are available, which are best suited to capturing the varied range of percussion that makes up a drum kit and hopefully leave you feeling confident enough to make the right choices for you!
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Best rated products
AKG Drum Set Session IIn stock within 1-2 weeks259 €408 €
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Millenium MS 2005In stock10,50 €11,70 €
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