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Earthworks DP 30/C User Manual

Snare and tom drum periscope microphone
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Frequency response
30Hz to 30kHz +2dB@1'
Polar Pattern Cardioid
0mV/Pa (-40dBV/Pa)
Power requirements
48V Phantom,
Peak acoustic input
45dB SPL
XLR (PIN 2+)
600Ω, balanced
Minimum output load
between pins 2&3
Noise 22dB SPL (A weighted)
0.75 x .860 inches
Dimensions L x D
(275mm x 22mm)
.22lb (
Made in U.S.A.
Earthworks, Inc.
37 Wilton Rd.
Milford, NH 03055
603-654-6427, ext. 14
Printed in U.S.A.
Notice the Low Profile:
The snare and all of the toms are
miked with Earthworks DP30/Cs.



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  • Page 1 Notice the Low Profile: Minimum output load between pins 2&3 The snare and all of the toms are Noise 22dB SPL (A weighted) miked with Earthworks DP30/Cs. 0.75 x .860 inches Dimensions L x D (275mm x 22mm) Weight .22lb ( 00g) Made in U.S.A.
  • Page 3 NOTES Congratulations on your purchase of the DP30/C Earthworks Drum Periscope Microphone(s). After reading this manual, if you have any unanswered ques- tions, please email or phone us using the contact information on the back cover of this manual. First, identify all the items that came with your DP30/C to verify that you have received each of the items listed below.
  • Page 4 We welcome you to the ever-growing number of drummers and sound engineers using Earthworks High Definition Microphones™. We know that when you use the Earthworks High Definition Drum Periscope Mi- crophones for your recording and live performances you will be thrilled with the...
  • Page 5 We worked with major artists for nearly two years developing and field test- ing our new DP30/C High Definition tom and snare mic. During the develop- ment phase, we miked a set of drums with nine Earthworks High Definition Microphones (including our new DP30/C tom and snare mics) and for compari- son, we also miked the same drum set with nine industry’s favorite drum mics.
  • Page 6 LevelPad into the mic line feeding the Drum Periscope of dbx, is also the inventor and founder of Earthworks. In the last few years of microphone. For full information refer to pages 3 and 4 of this manual.
  • Page 7 POsitiOn the mi In contrast, Earthworks has a patented polar technology that provides our “ ” crOPhOne heaD he micrOPhOne heaD shOulD never PlaceD...
  • Page 8 the RimMount. Then push the body of the microphone from the bottom (XLR the Delrin® cushioned rim-guide there are two sets of grooves. One set of connector end) to move the microphone up inside the rubber holder. The fit grooves is in the “center” of the rim-guide, while the other set of grooves will be firm, so you will need to apply a little pressure to move the microphone are “off center”...