A Moon Mic is an acoustic drum resonating head (skin) Microphone! The Moon Mic will revolutionize the way you think about Mic-ing an acoustic drum. The Moon Mic microphone has a very large diaphragm that encompasses a large range of vibrations directly from the resonating head (skin).
Positioning the microphone from the center of the drum (LOWS) to the rim (HIGHS) gives you control.Punch, sustain, and decay can be controlled by the distance between skin and microphone.
The Moon Mic is designed for bass kick drums or bass instruments with high SPL (sound pressure levels). The Moon Mic specializes in low frequencies.
The Moon Mic DK27 microphone comes with one of three mounting options, Pearl, Gibraltar, or Yamaha. Each tom mount has there own unique design, Pearl with there 7/8'' tube, Gibraltar's 9.5 to 12.2mm L-Rod and Yamaha's Hex Rod.
Moon Mics can be purchased WITH a Pearl Stand. Stand adapters are available for
standard microphone stands.
7/8''to 5/8''-27 thread Item# P7858 See Mic Stand Adapter for Recommended Stand Accessories.
There is no need for an Attenuator (Pad). Moon Mic's low impedance, 250 ohms delivers a smooth signal.
The Moon Mic will receive a custom range of frequencies coming from the kick drum without heavy EQ, compression, or any other signal processing. It does not require +48V Phantom power to operate.
A Highly Respected Professional Stated
''Its an amazing tool. The Moon Mic pretty much gives the same tone and character as the blend of one beta 52 and one Neumann U47. Just more bottom!''