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Percussion Mics - sE Electronics


"Thwack!" - "Crack!" - "Boom!"

A great percussion mic needs to capture the fastest of transient responses, as well as the rich fullness of a timpani or bass drum. Full-range response is as vital as speed here.

Serious sound at an affordable price.

The X1 S

"The X1 S also shows class here by being remarkably round, balanced and almost warm. Together with the uncolored and distortion-free character, the suitability as an all-rounder is again shown."




“Sounds like a wickedly expensive high-end microphone...”

"The sound leaves no wish unanswered in any application."

- Planet Music & Media

The next step up for clarity and performance.


“Great, natural-sounding mic…making my drums sound AMAZING. I would recommend these in the studio, live, everywhere. Just a great sounding microphone.”

- Aaron Draper, Percussionist (John Mayer, Adele, Rhianna)


"...just mount up an sE4400a and hit record." 

- Andy Hong, Tape Op (full review)


"In summary, the T2 is a fantastic percussion mic...a percussionist with an array of instruments, or slap bass, all of these often need a mic that can be twisted, turned, and easily placed for the best capture of the natural performance."

- Alan Branch, Audio Media

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"I've worked with the best microphones in the world, and this is one of them now. It's great."

- Simon Franglen, Composer / Producer ('Avatar', 'Titanic', 'Skyfall') - sE Artist

Gemini II

"I used the thing on several orchestral elements at Sony scoring and it was outstanding on everything. It's the best tympani mic I've ever used, and I typically use well-maintained 47s or 49s. Really great."

- Chris Fogel, Scoring Engineer ('The Wolf of Wall Street', 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty', 'Old School') - sE Artist

The RN17

"The RN17s are the perfect percussion and guitar mic. The extremely accurate and quick transient response is perfect for capturing all the nuances that come off of the guitar...our RN17s have been a god-send. They capture every transient perfectly."

- Sonicsmiths, Sound Design ('Mad Max: Fury Road', 'The Dark Knight Rises', 'Inside Out') - sE Artist