Developed for clean and powerful kick drum and bass miking.
On stage or in the studio the AKG D 112 Kick Drum Mic is the microphone to use to clean up the dirty
low down. Stays free of distortion even at high sound pressure levels. Solid and powerful response below 100Hz. Very low diaphragm
resonance, relatively narrow-band rising high-frequency response at 4kHz, and extremely robust construction are other outstanding
features. Also works great for bass cabs, trombone, and other low-frequency instruments.
Channel Strips of
the Stars: Ronan Chris Murphy
World-class producer/engineer/mixer Ronan Chris Murphy's credits include King
Crimson, Steve Morse, Terry Bozzio, Victor Bisetti, Gregg Bissonette, Tony Levin, and projects with members of Tool, Ministry,
Weezer, Dishwalla, and Yes. A huge fan of A Designs Audio, Ronan was kind enough to share some of his drum-recording signal
"Well all of the drums for Terry Bozzio's Jazz trio were recorded with all A Designs Audio solid state preamps. For drum
overheads I used Shure KSM32 condenser mics (#270141) into a Pacifica; for kick drums, AKG D112s into A
Designs Pacificas (189903). (I prefer the Shure Beta 52 (#270267) for kick but they (D112s) were pre-mounted inside Terry's
(Bozzio) kick drums. Actually I have used the Shure KSM32 into Pacifica combo on tons of great drummers, including Terry Bozzio,
Victor Bisetti (Los Lobos), Gregg Bissonette (Santana, David Lee Roth), and Pat Mastelotto (King Crimson, Mister Mister, The
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AKG D 112 Kick Drum Microphone Features:
- Handles up to 168db SPL with no audible distortion
- Low diaphragm resonance
- Extremely robust construction
- 2-year parts and labor warranty
Get a really good kick drum sound for the first time.