A studio standard.
The Sennheiser MD421 II Mic is one of the best-known microphones in the world. Walk into any drum booth in any major studio and you'll most likely see Sennheiser MD 421 II mics on the toms. Talk to just about any seasoned FOH or recording engineer about their drum miking preferences for toms and percussion and the Sennheiser MD 421 II mic's name invariably comes up. Its excellent sound qualities also enable the MD 421 II microphone to cope with the most diverse recording conditions and broadcast applications. The 5-position bass control enhances the Sennheiser MD421 II mic's all-round qualities. With very effective feedback rejection and a highly directional cardioid pickup pattern, placement is a cinch. The MD421 II microphone boasts rugged, reliable Sennheiser construction.