The Fusion Series microphones represent affordable excellence.
The f6 dynamic instrument microphone is designed for instruments requiring bass reproduction in live and studio applications. The f6’s hypercardioid pick-up pattern helps to minimize feedback and isolate the instrument from ambient sounds on stage.
The f6 instrument microphone has low impedance and balanced output providing interference-free performance.
– Live Stage , recording
– Kick Drum
– Kettle drum, floor tom
– Bass Cabinets, Leslie bottom
- What’s In The Box
- 1 x f6 Instrument Microphone
- 1 x DCLIP Microphone Clip
- 1 x P1 Carrying Pouch
Transducer Type Dynamic Frequency Response 40 Hz – 16 kHz Polar Pattern Hypercardioid Output Impedance 580 ohms Sensitivity 1.2 mV / Pa @ 1k Capsule Technology LM Type A Off-Axis Rejection >23 dB Maximum SPL ≥140 dB Power Requirements None Connector 3-pin XLRm Polarity Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 relative to pin 3 of output XLR connector Materials / Finish Zinc Alloy / Black Finish Weight 311 g / 11 oz Length 121 mm / 4.76 in
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“We started our testing of the new Fusion series with the f6 kick mic. As it shares the same clip design as its older sibling, the D6, it was a simple matter to swap in the f6, since I already had a D6 positioned in my bass drum. Before we did that, we recorded a few bars of kick with the D6 as a reference, and then replaced it with the f6 and did some more tracking. Upon playback, I first heard the familiar full tone of the D6, and in the few seconds of silence between that and the f6, I thought, Okay, here comes the moment of truth. The f6 ended up producing a very cool kick sound. It was still in the ³pre-equalized, concert-ready² neighborhood of the D6, but it had its own thing going on. The f6 had a bit more midrange punch, and the fundamental resonance was at a slightly higher frequency. It still had the beef on the bottom and plenty of beater attack on top, but it also had a little in-your-face attitude (in a good way). It was universal enough to work in just about any genre, but I think this mic would excel in more aggressive idioms > hard rock, metal, punk, indie, etc.”
-Mark Parsons, Modern Drummer