- Subcategory: Instrument Microphone
- Type: Instrument Microphone
- Instrument Choice: Drums / Percussion
- Instrument (Choice): Tom-Tom
- Transducer principle: Dynamic
- Pickup pattern: Hypercardioid
- Frequency range: 44 Hz to 18 kHz
- Max. SPL: 144 dB
- Open circuit sensitivity: n/a
- Features: VLM capsule
- Including: Stand adapter, case
Audix D2 · Microphone
- Dynamic microphone for drums and percussion instrumets in a short format
- Low mids/Bass-Boost
- Excellent transient response and full sound
- Also suitable for electric guitar/bass amplifier and brass instrument pickup
- Hyppercardioid pickup pattern
- Frequency range: 44 Hz - 18 kHz
- Includes stand adapter and protective pouch
Microphones from the D-series have been designed for studio or live sound applications that involve high sound pressure levels and are therefore ideally suited for miking drums and percussion instruments, electric guitar and bass amplifiers as well as brass instruments. They are available individually or come in special sets tailored for drum miking. These feature special mounting kits, additional microphones (overheads/ cymbals: ADX51, SCX1) and an aluminium carrying case. When it comes to drum and percussion microphones, Audix is the worldwide marketleader. Their drum and percussion microphones have been designed to provide drummers and percussionists with professional tools that deliver a natural percussion sound without creating the common problems associated with using ordinary microphones. The specifically tailored, noise-rejecting VLM capsule produces a clear bass sound. It has been built into a solid yet lightweight and very compact aluminium body. Special mounts enable you to place your microphone easily and precisely on the instrument.
Due to their similar construction, the models D1, D2 and D3 can be used in equal ways. They mainly differ in sonic characteristic which allows you to find the right mic for your instrument. The models D4 and D6 have been specifically designed for low-frequency applications. The MICRO-D is a lightweight condenser microphone that is compatible with a variety of special drum mounts. The D1/D2/D3/D4/D6 microphones come with the microphone clamp MC4 and a carrying case.
MP-Rating: This microphone delivers a natural reproduction of the percussion sound without creating the common problems associated with ordinary microphones. This microphone has been specifically tailored for this job by its noise-rejecting VLM capsule which provides a clear and fast reproduction of the sound that it captures. It´s a top product at an excellent price- 6 Stars.
1 Star – still room for improvement!
2 Stars – satisfactory overall impression!
3 Stars – good price/performance value!
4 Stars – very recommendable!
5 Stars – highly recommendable!
6 Stars – unbeatable top product!
Microphone · Audix D2
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