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M44 | Condenser Instrument, Microphone

Miniaturized condenser microphone designed for close miking high SPL instruments.

MRSP: $370
  • Description

    The M44 is a part of The Micros Series of miniaturized condenser microphones with a fully integrated preamp and detachable cable.  Unlike the other mics in this series, the M44microphone is designed for close miking instruments with high SPLs such as drums, percussion instruments, brass and reeds.  

    The M44 comes equipped with a cardioid or hypercardioid capsule. A variety of clips and accessories are available for drum and percussion mounting. The M44 ships with a 25’cable with mini-XLRf - XLRm connectors, a lug mount clip for hand percussion instruments,  a DVICE drum rim mount attachment with shockmount ring, an external foam windscreen, and a zippered carrying pouch.


    - High SPL instruments
    - High SPL sound effects
    - Cymbals - under or over
    - Percussion
    - Brass

    Please see the spec sheet under the specifications tab for more information about this product.
  • Specifications

    Type Condenser
    Polar Pattern Cardioid, Hypercardioid
    Frequency Response 50Hz - 19kHz
    Impedance 150 Ohms
    Sensitivity @1k 3 mV/Pa
  • What's In The Box

    • 1 x M44 Instrument Mic
    • 1 x CBLM25 25' Cable
    • 1 x DCLAMPMICRO Mic Clamp
    • 1 x DVICEMICRO Drum Rim Mount Attachment with Shockmount Ring
    • 1 x WS10 External Foam Windscreen
    • 1 x P1 Carrying Pouch
  • User Quotes

    "I've been playing an Audix clip on hard wire mic, model M1244 (now called M44) , on my sax for over 5 years and I love it. The tone is big & fat with a lot of edge and it allows me to cut through the Tower of Power Horns perfectly. I recently had occasion to compare it to 2 other major brand mics and it sounded far superior."
    Emilio Castillo, Founding Member, Tower of Power
    "Well, Travis is an amazing drummer and really smashes the kit hard. Originally there were SX1's on the HH and cymbals, but it was not to happy with the level and were crunching a bit. Swapping to the 1244's solved it and looks cool to. No mic stands anywhere near that kit, small mics, underhead cymbal mic'ing. Oh, it is a sexy setup."."
    Dave Rat, Rat Sound , FOH Blink 182, Red Hot Chili Peppers
    " I have been especially impressed with the Audix 1250 and 1244 (tom mics). I’ve been an avid Shure Beta 98 user for a while and love them, but the Micros just have something more. The midrange in them just brings drums to life which – on a festival run where we have a short period of time to get the previous band off, my 11-piece band on, line check 37 inputs plus local FOH inputs – means I don’t have to worry too much about my drums because I know that they are going to sound good. If I do have to reach for the EQ, it’s very quick and minimal."
    Chris Braun,Braunsound, FOH Blue King Brown, Australia