Learn how a well know kick drum microphone, the Audix D6, is made here in the US.
The Audix D6 is used for stage, studio and broadcast applications. It is designed with a cardioid pickup pattern for isolation and feedback control. The D6 is also equipped with a VLM™ diaphragm for natural, accurate sound reproduction.
The D6 is lightweight, compact and easy to position, making it an excellent choice for miking instruments requiring extended low frequency reproduction such as kick drums, large toms and bass cabinets. The D6s transformer-less design, low impedance and balanced output allow for interference-free performance.
Oh, and it’s designed, assembled, and tested by Audix in the USA. Speaking of, check out this video from Audix showing how they make the D6 and learn more about the Audix D6.