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$269€221.30
Superlux DRK K5C2In stock within 1-2 weeks$193€158.78
the t.bone DC 4000In stock within 1-2 weeks$305€250.92
the t.bone DC 1500In stock$149€122.58
the t.bone DC 1000In stock$89€73.22
the t.bone DC 1200In stock$99€81.44
Neumann KM184 mt Stereo SetIn stock$1,348€1,108.96
Rode NT5 SIn stock$166€136.56
Rode M5 MPIn stock$149€122.58
Rode NT5 MPAvailable at short notice (usually 2-5 days)$295€242.69
AKG C 451 BIn stock$244€200.73
Oktava MK 012-01 MSP2 PairIn stock within 1-2 weeks$311€255.85
Rode M3In stock within 4-6 weeks$79€64.99
AKG C1000s MKIVIn stock$95€78.15
the t.bone EM 800In stock$39€32.08
Most popular products
Fun Generation Mic StandIn stock$9.90€8.14
the sssnake SM6BKIn stock$4.99€4.11
Shure SM57 LCIn stock$95€78.15
the t.bone Ovid System Universal ClipIn stock$15.90€13.08
the t.bone Ovid System Violin ClipIn stock$20.30€16.70
the sssnake SK233-1,5 XLR PatchIn stock$4.66€3.83
Millenium MS 2013In stock$20.30€16.70
the t.bone Ovid System Guitar ClipIn stock$20.30€16.70
the sssnake SM10BKIn stock$6.70€5.51
the sssnake PC 15 Power AudioIn stock$55€45.25
Manfrotto MTPIXI-B Pixi Mini-Stand BkIn stock$18.90€15.55
K&M 210/9 BlackIn stock$45€37.02
the sssnake PC 5 Power AudioIn stock$29€23.86
Millenium MS 2003In stock$16.90€13.90
Cordial EM 2,5 FM elementsIn stock$5.30€4.36