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Samson c02 on kick drum

Discussion in 'Drums' started by Jarci, Nov 23, 2007.

  1. Jarci

    Jarci Active Member

    Im looking to mike a drum set One as an overhead one on the kick. but i have a restriction. im using tascam us 122 to track it. If i turn on the phantom power it will be for both mics and not one.

    would it be ok to mic the kick with the C02 (penicl mic)

    or would it be ok the mic the kick with the c01

    samson does have a kick mic but it's dynamic because of the restriction i can't have one dynamic and one condensor mic.
  2. bent

    bent No Bad Vibes! Well-Known Member

    Dynamics ignore phantom power.
  3. RemyRAD

    RemyRAD Well-Known Member

    Like bent said and I've said before. Condenser microphones need phantom. Dynamic microphones don't need and can ignore phantom power, unless you have one of those new phantom powered dynamic microphones. And make sure you have good and healthy microphone cables that all utilize XLR, male and female at each end without any adapters.

    You can even utilize numerous USB microphones for greater simultaneous recording track counts. But you won't be able to use ProTools with those. You'd have to use somebody else's software for tracking. Then you could import everything into ProTools for mixing. And USB microphones aren't even the 2.0 standard. They're USB 1.1. They don't need to be USB 2.0 as a microphone is going nowhere fast.

    Going nowhere faster than you
    Ms. Remy Ann David
  4. Jarci

    Jarci Active Member


    i didn't understand u're answer in the previous post thanx though
  5. bent

    bent No Bad Vibes! Well-Known Member

    We're both kinda working off your statement:

    What restriction, that you can't run a dynamic and condenser at the same time?
    That is a false statement.

    I apologize ahead of time if you mean something other than that...
  6. Jarci

    Jarci Active Member

    i was under the impression that i couldn't run a dynamic mic and a condensor mic at the same time. Im using tascam us 122, there is a switch on the unit for phantom power when i turn it on, its on for both mics. regardless if one mic needs it and the other dont. so my impression is wrong i can run dynmic and condersor mics at the same time
  7. bent

    bent No Bad Vibes! Well-Known Member

    Yes, you can run dynamic and condenser mics at the same time.

  8. RemyRAD

    RemyRAD Well-Known Member

    Yeah, we do it all the time. It's OK to do. You run about as much risk blowing up a dynamic microphone as you do getting killed in a car accident. mmm???? Which is actually pretty bad but we keep driving anyhow don't we? Just make sure your microphone cables are not shot, screwed up, flaky. Always use quality microphone cables. Jeremy Cucco is making some nice custom cables. Really nice for specialized applications and so convenient. I think it's because his 2 1/2-year-old son has turned him into a full-time cable slave? I know Jeremy got slugged in the mouth when his 2 1/2-year-old didn't find him performing up to snuff. In respect to China, is this known as reverse engineering?

    Reverse engineering my outstanding technique to that of a beginner.
    Ms. Remy Ann David

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