Earthworks DP30C

Small-diaphragm Gooseneck Condenser Microphone with Right-angle Mic Head
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Earthworks DP30C
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Mic Your Drums Close-up, with Earthworks Quality!

Put Earthworks' DP30C gooseneck condenser microphone on your snare and toms, and you'll add incredible detail and clarity to your recorded or live drum sound. The DP30C has a flexible-yet-stiff gooseneck that puts the small-diaphragm mic head exactly where you need it on the drum. And, don't worry - this robust drum mic is built tough enough to take a hit. It's the best of both worlds: a rugged, close-miking wonder with Earthworks quality built right in. Make any drum kit sound its best, with the DP30C!

Earthworks DP30C Gooseneck Condenser Drum Microphone at a Glance:
  • Close mic your drums, with legendary Earthworks sound quality
  • Built tough enough to take the hits
  • Goes exactly where you need it, and stays put
Close mic your drums, with legendary Earthworks sound quality

When you think of uncompromising performance and incredible detail, you think of Earthworks microphones. Now, you can put that quality to work on your snares and toms! The DP30C gooseneck condenser mic's compact and flexible design makes it easy to close mic your drums. You'll love the clear, crisp sound you get from this fantastic drum mic!

Built tough enough to take the hits

Earthworks purpose built the DP30C to give you awe-inspiring drum sounds in the studio and onstage. They also made this gooseneck condenser mic tough enough to take the inevitable stray stick hits. So, you don't have to worry about placing the DP30C exactly where you want it. It's worry-free drum miking at its best!

Goes exactly where you need it, and stays put

Thanks to its low-profile size, flexible gooseneck, and right-angle mic head, the DP30C drum mic is incredibly easy to position in the exact spot you want. Plus, once you've positioned it, you can rest assured that it isn't going anywhere. That's because Earthworks made the DP30C's gooseneck stiff enough to stay put - even for the most energetic players.

Earthworks DP30C Gooseneck Condenser Drum Microphone Features:
  • Earthworks quality, in a compact mic that's made for close-miking snares and toms
  • Tough design withstands direct stick hits
  • Right-angle mic head, for incredibly easy positioning
  • Flexible mini gooseneck positions mic exactly where you want it - and keeps it there
  • Extended frequency response gives you an amazingly crisp drum sound
  • Requires +48V phantom power
Earthworks' DP30C gooseneck drum microphone makes your snare and toms sound their best, in the studio or onstage!

What Does "Special Order" Mean?

A special-order product is one that we don't normally keep in stock. We order it from the manufacturer as soon as you order from us. We have great relationships with all the manufacturers we carry, so we can get your special order to you as fast as or faster than anyone else. Remember that special orders are non-returnable and non-cancelable, so make sure the item is right for you. A Sweetwater Sales Engineer can help you decide — call (800) 222-4700 for assistance!

Additional Media

DP30C User Manual
Studio Microphone Buying Guide

Tech Specs

Microphone Type Condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 30Hz-30kHz
Max SPL 145dB
Output Impedance 65 ohms
Signal to Noise Ratio 72dB (A weighted)
Self Noise 20dB (A weighted)
Connector XLR
Gooseneck Length 6.75"
Weight 0.3 lbs.
Manufacturer Part Number DP30/C

Customer Reviews

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Great Mic, peroforms suberb

I got this mic series for my drumkit, you will need full 48V to have the most out of them. But WOW when this mics reproduce the true character of your drum is just insane..
Music background: Producer, drummer
See also: Condenser Mics, Earthworks, Earthworks Condenser Microphones