MAY Miking System Dual Bass Drum Monorail Mic System Kit

MAY Miking System Dual Bass Drum Monorail Mic System Kit

MAY Miking System Dual Bass Drum Monorail Mic System Kit

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MAY Miking System Dual Bass Drum Monorail Mic System Kit

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Product Highlights

  • Shure Beta 52A Microphone
  • Shure Beta 91A Microphone
  • Dual Audio Vent Connector
  • Monorail Mic Mounting System
  • Requires No Drilling
  • For Dual Bass Drum Setups
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MAY Miking System DSMADUALM18 overview

  • 1Description

The Dual Bass Drum Monorail Mic System Kit from MAY Miking System includes a Shure Beta 52A kick drum microphone, a Shure Beta 91A half-cardioid condenser low-frequency microphone, and a Dual Audio Vent Connector. It can be used as an acoustic drum miking system that allows mics to be permanently drilled into the shell of the bass drum, or mounted via a non-drill method for live stage or studio applications.

Each microphone is mounted to a monorail that enables you to position the mic pair closer to the batter head of the bass drum for more attack, or closer to the resonant head for more low end. Capture your sound from inside the drum, which is the origin of its tone, and provide maximum presence and isolation from ambience and outside noise.

  • BETA 52A - Dynamic Instrument Microphone

    The Shure BETA 52A is a dynamic supercardioid instrument microphone designed for capturing kick drum, acoustic bass, bass amplifiers and other instruments with similar frequency response and sonic character. The BETA 52A features a contoured frequency response, customized for capturing signal registering at low frequencies. The microphone accurately captures the attacks that contribute to the "punch" of the signal. The super-cardioid polar pattern insures the highest possible gain before feedback while minimizing noise at the off-axis sections of the microphone. A built-in locking stand adapter with XLR input simplifies installation when placing inside of a kick drum and it's steel mesh grill protects the element form damage.

    Tailored Frequency Response
    The low frequency response make it more than suitable for bass drum, acoustic and electric bass capturing.
    Supercardioid Polar Pattern
    The supercardioid polar pattern delivers the highest possible signal before feedback while minimizing noise at the off axis sections of the microphone.
    Neodymium Magnet
    The Neodymium magnet delivers higher gain levels than that of standard element magnets.
    UPC: 042406112833
  • Beta 91A Boundary Microphone

    The Shure Beta 91A is a boundary microphone that can double as a kick drum mic, as it can capture the punch and attack of low-frequency instruments such as kick (bass) drums. It features a wide frequency response well suited for capturing a variety of audio signals such as organ and piano. The flat, boundary design also aides in producing a strong, solid low-end response, as well as make it easy to mount inside of a bass drum. The Beta 91A is ideal for both recording and sound reinforcement alike.

    Uniform half-cardioid polar pattern for maximum gain-before-feedback and rejection of off-axis sound
    Low-profile design features integrated preamplifier and XLR connector to facilitate setup efficiency while minimizing stage clutter
    Frequency response tailored for kick drum/low frequency applications with a wide dynamic range for use in high SPL environments
    Two-position contour switch to maximize attack and clarity depending on application: select the flat response setting for natural sound in most applications or the Low-Mid Scoop setting for a strong low frequency punch with plenty of higher frequency attack
    Furnished with zipper pouch
    UPC: 042406187176
In the Box
Bundle Items
  • 5/8" to 3/8" (Euro) Thread Adapter
  • Storage Bag
  • 2 Year Warranty
  • Zippered Carrying Bag
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty

Also Includes

  • 2 x Audio Vent Connectors
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
Table of Contents
  • 1Description
  • BETA 52A - Dynamic Instrument Microphone
    Transducer Dynamic (moving coil)
    Polar Pattern Supercardioid
    Frequency Response 20Hz to 10kHz
    Maximum Input Sound Level not specified by manufacturer
    Power Requirements dynamic microphone, no power required
    Output Impedance Rated Impedance is 150 Ohms (45 Ohms actual) for connection to microphone inputs rated low Z
    Output Connectors 3-pin Male XLR
    Maximum Sound Pressure Level (SPL) 174 dB at 1000 Hz (calculated)
    Dimensions 3.750 x 6.406 x 3.750" (95.25 x 162.72 x 95.25mm) LxHxW
    Weight 605 grams (21.6 oz)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.0 x 5.4 x 3.7"
  • Beta 91A Boundary Microphone
    Transducer Condenser (electret bias)
    Polar Pattern Half-cardioid
    Frequency Response 20 to 20,000 Hz
    Output Impedance 146 Ohms
    Sensitivity -48.5 dBV/Pa (3.8 mV)
    Maximum SPL 2500-Ohm load: 155 dB (1 kHz at 1% THD)
    1000-Ohm load: 151 dB (1 kHz at 1% THD)
    Maximum Input Sound Level 20 Hz to 20 kHz, less than 1% THD
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio 64.5 dB
    Dynamic Range 2500-Ohm load: 125.5 dB (1 kHz at 1% THD)
    1000-Ohm load: 121.5 dB (1 kHz at 1% THD)
    Clipping Level 2500-Ohm load: 12.5 dBV
    1000-Ohm load: 7.5 dBV
    Self Noise (Equivalent SPL) 29.5 dB SPL (A-weighted)
    Common Mode Rejection ≥55 dB (20 Hz to 200 kHz)
    Switch Frequency Contour Switch: 7 dB of attenuation centered at 400 kHz
    Power Requirements Phantom Power: 48 VDC +/- 4 Vdc (IEC-268-15/DIN 45 596), positive pins 2 and 3
    Polarity Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 with respect to pin 3
    Power Requirements 11 to 52 VDC phantom power, 5.4 mA
    Output Connectors 1 x XLR male, balanced
    Dimensions 3.7 x 5.5 x 0.8" (95.1 x 139.1 x 20.3 mm)
    Weight 16.6 oz (470 g)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.0 x 5.0 x 3.4"

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