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      Yamaha SubKick Low-Frequency Capture Device (444623)
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Mic bass drum and floor toms for maximum low-end impact!

The Yamaha SubKick Low-Frequency Capture Device is a new breed of subfrequency (below 100Hz) capture devices designed to bring out the natural sound of bass drums and floor toms. SubKick uses the natural microphonic qualities of a 6-1/2" woofer shockmounted inside a 7-ply birch/mahogany shell. Mesh heads are mounted on the outside, which adds a tiny bit of sustain. The natural resonance of the shell combined with the heads and loudspeaker create an awesome subfrequency sound that must be heard to be believed. The SubKick works great by itself or can be used together with other drum mics. An XLR output makes for easy hookup.


The SubKick Device was designed by Yamaha Drum Artist Russ Miller, who was looking for a mic system that allowed the uncolored sound of the bass drum and floor toms to come through. Finally the full force of the drum set's low end performance is realized with SubKick.

Yamaha SubKick Low-Frequency Capture Device Features:

  • 6-1/2" woofer (frequency response 20Hz-8kHz)
    10" black mesh heads
    7-ply birch/mahogany shell
    XLR output (no phantom power required)




Yamaha SubKick Low-Frequency Capture Device

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  • Great low end "Boom"!

    As reviewed by Phillip J.E. Wenzel on 12/3/2008

    I used this a few months ago for a festival and it was amazing! It's difficult to got the punch and articulation needed for double bass drum passages, so I'd recommend another BD mic in conjunction with this for attack, but the low end is unsurpassed. Awesome product... can't wait to buy myself one.

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  • Works wonders but you can make a decent one for a fraction of the price

    As reviewed by Ryan Hays on 5/14/2012

    Great Item, it adds a ton of depth and range to the low end of a kick drum. nothing bad to say about the quality or performance in any way. I'v used one as a drumer and also as a sound engineer they're great! my only beef with it is the price, i built one out of around $50 worth of spare parts i had and it actually sounded better. its a relatively simple build you take an XLR jack and soldier the positive pin to the negative terminal on the speaker driver, the negative pin to the positive terminal on the speaker driver, and the ground pin to the speaker basket. i mounted mine in a cheap SP tom shell and added acoustics foam behind the rear head, i also wired a piezo magnetic tweeter parallel to the speaker to pick up some of the high punch. I'v recorded thunder that couldn't even be heard with the naked ear with it with great success and definition. it even picks up pressure changes on the head via the petal. great piece. If you have the skill and electrical knowledge to build one i recomend that, it'll save you a ton. GREAT PRODUCT BUT OVERPRICED FOR WHAT IT IS.

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  • Unbelieveable Attack

    As reviewed by Tom Farrell on 8/6/2008

    For being a FOH engineer and recording engineer this subkick has everything that an engineer could want from a mic, also putting a 57 or akg inside the kick you can ajust the click for that perfect attack. Excellent purchase Thanks Yahama for an extrodinary mic..

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