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Nady DM-80 Dynamic Kick Drum Microphone

B&H # NADM80 MFR # DM-80
Nady DM-80 Dynamic Kick Drum Microphone

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Product Highlights

  • Ideal for Kick Drums and Bass Cabinets
  • Neodymium Element
  • Cardioid Polar Pattern
  • High SPL Handling
  • Enhanced Bass & Transient Response
  • Rubber Shock Mount Clip
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You Pay: $23.99

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The Nady DM-80 Dynamic Kick Drum Microphone delivers an enhanced low frequency response ideal for capturing kick drums and bass cabinets. The DM-80 is an ideal choice for both sound reinforcement and recording applications, and features a neodymium element for fast transient (peak) response, high headroom and low distortion. The cardioid polar pattern minimizes leakage and extraneous signals from other instruments, ambiance, etc. The DM80 includes a rubber mount that also aids in absorbing noise due to vibration, shock and handling.

Cardioid pattern allows close miking without bleed-through from other drum kit pieces
Neodymium element delivers maximum output
Up to 140dB SPL handling capacity for distortion free reproduction of even the loudest drums and other instruments
Transformerless moving-coil dynamic design for enhanced bass and fast transient response
All metal construction for maximum reliability
Special rubber shockmount mic holder minimizes floor vibration pick-up
Incredibly small, low-profile design for minimum visibility and versatile close-miking placement around the drum kit
Gold-plated XLR for maximum conductivity
Full frequency response for sonic punch with exceptional clarity
Transducer Dynamic, neodymium cartridge
Polar Pattern Unidirectional Cardioid
Frequency Response 30 ~ 15,000 Hz
Sensitivity -72dB, +/- 3dB
Maximum Input Sound Level > 140dB
Power Requirements None, Dynamic Element
Output Impedance 250 Ohm
Output Connectors 3-pin XLR
Dimensions 2.1" X 4.7" (54 X 120mm)
Weight 10.6oz (295g)
Nady DM-80 Dynamic Kick Drum Microphone
  • Microphone Shockmount
  • 1 Year Warranty
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    NadyDM-80 Dynamic Kick Drum Microphone
     
    4.8

    (based on 5 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Compact (3)
    • Easy to use (3)
    • Good audio (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home studio (3)

      Reviewed by 5 customers

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      5.0

      Can't Go Wrong

      By Mode

      from Boston, MA

      About Me Professional Musician

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Compact
      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Events
        • Home Studio
        • Professional Recording

        Comments about Nady DM-80 Dynamic Kick Drum Microphone:

        This mic sounds great - I've used it on various amp cabinets (specifically Hammond Tone Cabinet and bass) and it sounds fantastic. Can handle whatever SPL you can throw at it, even sounded surprisingly sweet on close-up dialogue. Very rugged and solid, quality feel and $ performance.

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        5.0

        "Great mike for the money"

        By cajoner

        from De Kalb Jct.,NY

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Compact
        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Home Studio

          Comments about Nady DM-80 Dynamic Kick Drum Microphone:

          I bought the DM80 to mike my cajons and it works great.Does an excellent job bringing out the bass. I also have a DM 70, which is also an excellent mike. My only complaint is the padding in the case is not formed to hold the DM80, it is designed to hold the smaller DM70.Would highly recommend this mike.

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          5.0

          Percussion, microphone

          By Adam concept

          from Connecticut

          Comments about Nady DM-80 Dynamic Kick Drum Microphone:

          If you're going to sell a product such as the dynamic kick drum microphone you should definitely include links after the purchase. For the different attachments/accessories. Because I wasn't aware at first how the mircophone would be attached to the drum.. I didn't find out until I got it that the attachments cost extra! So like maybe more explanations! I wouldn't have minded paying more, i would've gotten the attachment (either the clip or the mic stand) at the same time I bought the mircophone, if I knew I needed it!

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          5.0

          Great mic for Cajon

          By tommie

          from West palm beach, florida

          Comments about Nady DM-80 Dynamic Kick Drum Microphone:

          Small and great sound. I use for cajon and with desk top stand it fits great on cajon. Very reasonable price.

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          4.0

          Good mic for the price

          By Jared

          from South Deerfield, MA

          About Me Professional Musician

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Compact
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

          • Limited Functions

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Home Studio
          • Performances

          Comments about Nady DM-80 Dynamic Kick Drum Microphone:

          Great price for a decent mic...bad for kick drum, but good for floor tom or other low-pitched instruments. Built ruggedly.

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