1. Kick Microphone
Ø Around the beater head (inside drum) for maximum, balanced or soft bass effect.
Ø Around the speaker cone for emphasized, high-frequency and full, balanced sound
2. Snare/tom Microphones
Ø Above the rim of drum head for crispy and punchy sound output
Ø Above the top of drum head for full, balanced sound output.
Ø Above the drum head for natural sound output.
3. Overhead/Hi-Hat/Cymbal Microphones with guitar
Ø From the sound hole for maximum bass effect
Ø From the bridge for warm and mellow sound output
Ø Above the side, over the bridge for natural, well balanced output
4. Overhead/Hi-Hat/Cymbal Microphones with Drums
Ø Few inches over the edge for natural Hi-Hat sound output
Ø Above drummer’s head for natural overhead sound output