Reviews and Problems with Shure DMK57-52 Drum Microphone Kit
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Very good mics at affordable price.
7 January 2014
Summary: This mic pack is truly a workhorse. SM57 has been used for decades for recording loud distorted guitars with powerful results. Also used for recording drums, becouse it can deal with high SPL (sound presure level) and are clean sounding mics. Check on youtube the shootouts of this mic with others brands. Are quite revealing. The Beta52 are best suited for kick drums and guitar basses. It captures the low frecuencies very well, giving a punchy sound.
Summary: Great for the price. Affordable and very user friendly. Easy to install. The mics are also easy to eq in a mix. This took aour sound to the next level. Anyone who is looking for economy microphones for a drumset look no further. The Shure DMK package is the way to go.
Shure DMK5752 - solid performance and good value from a small drum mic kit
1 January 2012
Summary: I have engineered both live and recorded sound for over thirty (30) years and have extensive experience with both of the microphone types provided in the DMK5752 kit. The Shure DMK5752 microphone kit contains the following: 1x Shure Beta 52A kick drum mic 3x Shure SM57 instrument mics 3x Shure A56D drum mic clips 1x Shure plastic lockable case with cutouts for the above The Beta 52A is a high-output cardioid mic that is designed for high-SPL applications; specifically...
Excerpt: 3 SM57's? AND a beta 52 kick drum mic?! Hello! This is a great little package! Very versatile for lots and lots of different applications. Who doesn't use 57's? The drum rim mounting system is very well designed and built solidly but apart from live applications not much use in the studio as it can damage the tone of the drums. Lovely little molded plastic case for the kit to sit in between uses. Very happy with mine.
Pros: Clear Sound, Durable, Easy To Use, Versatile