Our Microphones

The right selection of microphones is critical to achieving a quality recording. Downtown Sound uses a number of dynamic, condenser and ribbon microphones, including "studio classics" that are favourites of sound engineers everywhere.

ADK Microphones

3-Zigma CHI System:  Hybrid microphone system with inter-changeable large and small diaphragm capsules. 6 x CHI Amp Heads with 6 large and 6 small diaphragm capsules. Selected by Bobby Owsinski, My Top 10 Mics (February 2014). 

Berlin 47T large diaphragm condenser micophone

Thor multi-pattern large diaphragm condenser microphone

Zeus multi-pattern large diaphragm condenser tube microphone (x2)

AKG

C414XLS Matched Stereo Pair, Multi-Pattern, Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

D112 Dynamic Kick Drum Microphone   

Audix

D6 kick/bass cardiod microphone

i-5 Dynamic instrument microphone

CAD

2 x KBM412 Dynamic Bass Drum Microphone

3 x M179 Dual Diaphragm Variable Multi-pattern condenser

Neumann

U87Ai Multi-pattern large diaphragm condenser

TLM103 Cardioid large-diaphragm condenser

Oktava

MC102 Small Diaphragm Condenser (x2)

MKL2500 Large Diaphragm Cardioid Tube Microphone

ML53 Dual Element Ribbon Microphone (x2)

 

Sennheiser

e602 dynamic bass & kick drum microphone (x2)

e604 dynamic percussion (tom) microphone (x4)

e609 dynamic instrument microphone (x2)

e906 dynamic instrument microphone

MD421(II) large diaphragm dynamic microphone (x2)

Shure

SM7B dynamic cardioid microphone

SM57 dynamic instrument microphone (x3)

SM58 dynamic vocal microphone (x2)