Don’t worry about the finer details, leave it up to ‘The Specialist’. It’s a condenser mic, cardioid pattern…Sennheiser has designed this mic specifically for use as drum overhead, and we know that Sennheiser makes great microphones.
If you need an overhead mic, and you’re on a budget – look no further.
Extremely wide frequency range. Focused pick-up. Outstanding transient response. As a condenser microphone, the e 614 convinces in demanding scenarios with a natural, full sound. Its wide frequency range captures nearly every instrument; its extraordinary dynamics conjure fine nuances from the air, giving them space and depth.