DM6

THE NEW
INDUSTRY STANDARD

Absolutely unfair to all other mics on kick drum and bass amps.

DM6

THE NEW
INDUSTRY STANDARD

Absolutely unfair to all other mics on kick drum and bass amps.

“This is the best single kick drum mic sound I’ve heard.”

Kevin Madigan,
Front of House Engineer for Santana
and Mix Engineer for Larrabee Studios

“The dynamics and great transients of DM6 are spectacular.”

German Tarazona,
Front of House Engineer for Maluma

This is why you hear Earthworks drum mics whenever you watch a Drumeo tutorial Video.

This is why you see Earthworks drum mics on every drum streaming channel.

This is why you see Earthworks drum mics on every drum streaming channel.

And why we’re the fastest growing drum brand out with every A-List Engineer and Top Tour.

“Open, detailed and lovingly accepting of any creative EQ you apply.”

Josh Holliday,
Director of Production for Drumeo

Perfect out of the box.
Sculpt the sound you want.

The DM6 sounds perfect right out of the box for those situations when you don’t have enough time for a proper soundcheck or for when you have volunteers on the boards at church or small venues. But it’s versatile and powerful enough to take whatever creative EQ that you want to apply for flavor.

See how your favorite drummers and engineers enhance the sound of their DM6.

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“We tested the DM6 against 6 other industry-standard mics and the DM6 easily outperformed them all with class.”

Casey Cooper,
Content Creator for COOP3RDRUMM3R

Specifications

FREQUENCY RESPONSE 20Hz – 20KHz
POLAR PATTERN Supercardioid
SENSITIVITY (1KHZ) -60 dBV/Pa (1mV/Pa)
PEAK ACOUSTIC 150 dbSPL
POWER REQUIREMENTS 48V Phantom, 6.5mA
MINIMUM LOAD IMPEDANCE 1kOhm
SELF-NOISE (A-WEIGHTED) 20 dBSPL-A
INCLUDED ACCESSORIES M2-R Ball Mount, Windscreen
DIMENSIONS (L X D) 4.97″ x 1.93″ (Includes windscreen, does not include width of M2-R)
COLOR Stainless Steel with Black Windscreen
WEIGHT 1.25 lbs (0.58 kg)
MANUFACTURER PART NUMBER DM6
MICROPHONE TYPE Condenser
USER GUIDE

Curve represents typical frequency response, as experienced with DM6 positioned just inside bass drum port, diaphragm aligned with resonant head.

“Everything you need when you’re miking up your bass drum either in the studio or live.”

Omar Hakim, Legendary Session Drummer

“Even with no EQ, the DM6 blows everything else we compared it to out the water. It’s a night and day difference.”

Tone Stephens, Brand Ambassador for Tone Tailors

“This is the kick drum mic I’ve always wanted!”

Steve McGuire, Front of House Engineer for The Cult

“The sound is phenomenal. The DM6 did all the things we needed from an inner and outer kick mic.”

Ben Keys, Mixer and Senior Audio Designer for Theme Parks

“I love it, it makes my job so much easier. The most open sound kick mic I have used!”

Tony Interlande, Media and Audio Production for Drum Center of Portsmouth

“Built for speed, punch and ease of use, DM6 is designed to complement the existing Earthworks Audio drum line.”

Church Production Magazine

“We simply say, it stomps.”

FOH Magazine

“Time to break up with your existing kick drum mics.”

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