Samson DK705 - 5-Piece Drum Mic Kit

Samson

Sale price $339.00 Regular price $399.00

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Samson's DK705 5-Piece Drum Mic Kit is an essential collection of professional quality microphones designed to provide excellent sound for close-mic performance and recording environments.

For quick and reliable setup, the Q71 is equipped with a swivel-style mic adapter, while the Q72s also include tension-mounted rim clips. A deluxe hardshell carry case provides portability and protection to the whole kit.

These mics are also happy in front of an amp or other instruments, so will add extra options for recording a whole band.

This video featuring the Q71 & Q72 microphones.  I recommend using an AT2020 or 2 as overhead mics and the DK705 as kick, snare and tom reinforcement.


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Samson's Q71 & Q72 Mics

The DK705 is ideal for drum set and high-volume source records. It includes one Q71 Kick Drum Microphone and four Q72 Instrument Microphones. Featuring high SPL handling, the Q71 is optimized to capture the full essence of your bass drum. With a specialized frequency response, the Q72s help reproduce the natural tone and attack of your snare drums and toms.

- 5-piece drum mic kit
- One Q71 Kick Drum Microphone with swivel-style mic adapter
- Four Q72 Instrument Microphones with swivel-style mic adapters and tension-mounted rim clips
- Includes hardshell carry case

Q71 Kick Drum Microphone

Type/Polar Pattern Dynamic, supercardioid
Frequency Response 50Hz–16kHz
Max. SPL 147dB
Sensitivity -62dBV/pa

Q72 Instrument Microphone

Type/Polar Pattern Dynamic, supercardioid
Frequency Response 50Hz–16kHz
Max. SPL 133dB
Sensitivity -55dBV/pa

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