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Moon Mics, LLC DK27

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  • MSRP: $480


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CardioidMoon Mics, LLC DK27

Cardioid Dynamic Microphone

The “Moonmic,” aka DK27, is a large-diaphragm “Subkick”-style dynamic microphone built from an 8'' speaker driver. It is intended for use with bass instruments such as kick drum, floor tom, bass cabinet, etc.

DK27The speaker element is mounted in a chrome housing, designed to diffuse unwanted sound and background noise away from the back of the speaker cone. It is ported to allow air movement away from the diaphragm.

The shape and design of the curved rear housing are patented (see more info in sidebar link).

The mic has a polarity switch, making it easier to put the Moon mic’s signal in phase with other microphones being used in the vicinity.

DK27There are currently 3 models of the mic, but all three utilize the same microphone assembly — the only difference among the models is the stand with which the mic is supplied (and therefore the intended application), and possibly the mounting bracket.

  • DK27-P-2 - Moon Mic with Pearl tom mount; fits 7/8'' mounting tube
  • DK27-G-2 - Moon Mic with Gibraltar tom mount; fits L-rod mount
  • DK27-Y-2 - Moon Mic with Yamaha tom mount; fits hex-rod mount

For historical reference, following is the company’s historical nomenclature:

  • DK20E Eclipse - Equipped with a desktop-style mic stand and On Stage ONQK10B quick-release adapter, for use under floor toms or outside kick drum. This model has been discontinued as of 2012.
  • DK27H Half Moon - Equipped with Pearl BT-3 tom mount bracket, for use outside kick drum (vertical mounting)
  • DK27F Full Moon - Equipped with Pearl BT-3 tom mount bracket, modified for extended reach, for use under mounted toms

All models carry a 3-year warranty.

The Moon Mics, LLC DK27 is also known as: DK27H, DK20E, DK27F, moonmic.

The mic was released in 2008.


Pickup Patterns Pads & Filters
Cardioid (n/a mV/Pa; n/a)
Coil Diameter Impedance SPL/Noise
n/a 250 Ohms (Low) SPL n/a
Weight Length Max Diameter Interface(s)
1360g (47.97oz) n/a 203mm (7.99'')
  • 3-pin XLR male (1)
Power Specifications

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