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Audix D6 Vs D4 Comparison

It seems like there are a lot of the mics introduced are made to compete with one another. It is one of a good thing for consumers out there. But Audix has introduced two dynamic mics that are different from the current some. It is also good for consumers in the market. We introduce you Audix D6 and Audix D4 here. By making 3 paragraphs review, we hope you can make the right options for your next microphone.

Audix D6 vs D4

Audix D6
Audix D6 features has already been written on the Audix D6 vs Shure Beta 52A, but here we write it one more time. Audix D6 features cardioid polar pattern, tuned for kick and bass, 30HZ-15kHz frequency response, and VLM diaphragm for fast transient response, and also this mic is not dependent on finding “sweet spot” for good sound. While at the glance, Audix D6 can be tuned specifically for kick drum and low-frequency instruments. Also, it sounds good no matter where you place this mic. The Audix D6 is the perfect choice for solid kick drum sounds. The cardioid pickup pattern does an excellent job rejecting sound from external sound source to keep the sound of the kick drum pure and clean. The D6 boasts a VLM (Very Low Mass) diaphragm to react quickly to the attack of the beater, and the 30Hz-15kHz frequency response sports big bumps right where you need it for earth-shaking lows without sacrificing the attack. For other low-frequency instruments such as bass, the D6 fares equally well.

Technical Specs

Audix D6Audix D4
- Transducer Type: Dynamic - Transducer Type: Dynamic
- Frequency Response: 30 Hz - 15 kHz- Frequency Response: 40 Hz - 18 kHz
- Polar Pattern: Cardioid- Polar Pattern: Hypercardioid
- Output Impedance: 200 ohms - Output Impedance: 200 ohms
- Sensitivity: .8 mV/Pascal @ 1k Off Axis Rejection: > 20 dB Maximum SPL: >144 dB- Sensitivity: 1.4 mV/Pascal @ 1k Off Axis Rejection: > 20 dB Maximum SPL: >144 dB

Audix D4
The Audix D4 might be the smallest kick drum mics knowing that the size is only 4 inches long and one inch wide. But, you will be surprise after seeing the features because this is a good kick drum mic with a different curve. It is designed to accentuate the below 80 Hz stuff that many mics roll off. It is also known as being flat down to 63 Hz, with a slight rise around 80 Hz and response down to 35 Hz, where it is also about 12 dB down. Based on Audix, Audix D4 also remains smooth in the 800 Hz until 1 kHz range. It feels many similar mics are “scooped out” in that region, creates a slightly hollow sound. It features instrument dynamic, hypercardioid, 144dB SPL, proprietary anti-feedback design, durable scratch resistant spring steel grille, black Hard-coat finish, isolates each instruments “sweet” spot, VLM very low mass diaphragm, and many more benefits we get on each features inside Audix D4.

Audix D6 Vs D4

- Ground shaking low end with clarity and attack
- Ideally suited for kick drum, floor toms, bass cabs
- VLM (very low mass) diaphragm provides excellent transient response
- Handles extremely high SPLs without distortion
- Designed, machined, assembled and tested by Audix in the USA
- Wide spectrum sound with extended bass response
- Ideally suited for floor toms, djembe, baritone sax , leslie low
- VLM (very low mass) diaphragm provides excellent transient response
- Handles extremely high SPLs without distortion
- Designed, machined, assembled and tested by Audix in the USA

In fact, we find that the Audix D4 is more versatile. We can see that the Audix D6 is reasonable for one sound of kick and also completely useless on anything else, while Audix D4 is not great on kick, but pretty reasonable on toms which is good on the floor and suitable on bass too.

Audix OM2 Vs OM3 Comparison

The OM series vocal mics from Audix have become standards in the professional audio industry. Although each of the models have been developed at different times, they fall into 3 distinct categories. But, this review today will just discuss on one of them yet about OM2 and OM3. We know that The OM2 and OM3 are cost effective all-purpose microphones with professional performance. But, there must be differences, right? All you can see as the following below provided for you.

Audix OM2 Vs OM3

Audix OM2
The Audix OM2 is suitable for live vocal work and especially when you add 5db smooth lift between 2kHz until 8 kHz, dropping a little bit above that which conveniently reduces breath noises. If you want to do recording studio, you will get some interesting uses out of these microphones. An all-around great mic for vocals and a wide range of instruments, the OM2 handheld dynamic mic features a VLM type-B capsule which gives you warmth in the lower mid-bass and a slight boost in the midrange. Features a proprietary anti-feedback design for great handling, and it is built to last. Try one on guitar amp for that searing lead guitar solo. And surprisingly, try one on kick drum, then you will see the low end has a nice emphasis as well that can sound really effective in the right mix with the right kit. We know that this time, the review explained more in the performance while the previous Audix OM2 vs Sennheiser E835 was discussing more on the features. (See also : Audix OM2 Vs Shure SM58 Comparison)

Technical Specs

Audix Om2Audix OM3
- Transducer Type : Dynamic- Type : Dynamic
- Frequency Response : 50 Hz – 16kHz- Polar Pattern : Hypercardioid
- Polar Pattern : Hypercardioiod- Frequency Response : 50 Hz - 18 kHz
- Output Impedance : 250 ohms- Impedance : 290
- Sensitivity : 1.7 mV / Pascal @ 1k- Sensitivity : 1.6 mV / Pa @ 1k

Audix OM3
The Audix OM3 is used especially for dynamic vocal microphone for eample in live, studio, and broadcast applications. The sound are clear and accurate on reproduction resistance to feedback, and ability to handle a high sound pressure levels. The display is a tight and uniformly controlled hypercardioid polar pattern, and it can help you to isolate vocals from the rest of the instruments on stage. The frequency range is about 50kHz until 18 kHz with a very low mass diaphgram for a clean and natural sound with an exceptional transient response. The durable from this mic is well-balanced and also comfortable to hold because it is made by high standards and tight tolerances. Last, with a precision die-cast zinc alloy body and black e-coat finish, this mic seems like an amazing one for changing the old and adult mic.

Audix OM2 Vs OM3

- Clear and accurate sound reproduction
- Handles high SPL without distortion
- Provides exceptional gain before feedback
- For live vocals
- Transformer less design
- Low impedance allows interference free performance

The OM2 is optimized to sound great on a small to medium size PA. It has many of the characteristics of the OM3, however the OM2 is given a bit of a bass boost in the lower midrange and has a bit more bass proximity than the OM3. The OM3 has lower handling noise than the OM2 and is noticeably better sounding when you get to larger PA systems. If we must recommend you one, then the decision will be fell on the OM3.