1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to remove most ads, post topics, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  

Bought a d112 AKG

Discussion in 'Recording Gear and Equipment [BG]' started by Josh Ryan, Oct 17, 2003.

  1. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    thoughts? experience? pearls of wisdom re:this mic? Anyway, Seems like a good choice for a bass cab mic as it handles high SPL.
  2. I use one, they're good. When I'm recording I place the D112 right in front of one of the speaker cones on my 4x10 cab, and put my AKG Solidtube in front of the tweeter, then blend the two together. From experience I prefer the sound I can get from this to just DI'ing the bass.

    EDIT- We use it live as well to mic up the kick drum, which sometimes gets a bit lost when you're playing live.
  3. D112's are great bass and kick mics.

    I love to mic a cab and take a DI and combine the two signals when I record.

    What did you pay for the D112?

  4. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    Got it for $150. I have an RBI that I bought from our most excellent supporting member, Schwinn. I am planning on mixing the RBI's signal with the D112.
  5. int

    int Supporting Member

    Jan 21, 2002
    Phoenix, AZ
    Me' pops got me one for X-mas a while back. I use it on my 10s and inside the kick.

    Live, it goes on the kick and I go direct.

    It's got a hump in the clickity area that always end up EQing out on bass. On kick I use it for the ultra lows and clickitty, then add my ksm32 back a bit to fill out the meat.

    It works, but it takes some tweaking. But I know it so there's no point in dumping it.

    Screamo backups ( w/ a low cut, of course) through it rule.
  6. Primary

    Primary TB Assistant

    Here are some related products that TB members are talking about. Clicking on a product will take you to TB’s partner, Primary, where you can find links to TB discussions about these products.

    Mar 2, 2021

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.