Internal kick drum boundary microphones have always come with a challenge to keep them reliably in place inside the kick drum. Well, not anymore thanks to the Patented Kelly SHU FLATZ™ System. For convenience and sonic consistency from gig to gig, there has never been a microphone holder product on the market meant to support, stabilize and isolate these popular kick drum microphones until The Patented Kelly SHU FLATZ™ became available. Designed for use with 4 models of the most popular condenser boundary microphones commonly used for internal kick drum miking. No drilling is required for installation.
Kick drum boundary microphones have always come with the challenge of keeping them securely in place inside drum. We have solved this problem with the introduction of The Kelly SHU FLATZ™ System. This patented kick drum boundary microphone holder, pronounced “flats”, is a dedicated kick drum microphone shock-mount isolation and stabilizing platform which installs in minutes with no drilling required. The system utilizes existing tuning hardware inside the drum for attaching the included solid rubber support rings between the drum shell and the FLATZ™ mounting unit.
What you get is an internal isolation platform which holds your kick drum boundary microphones in place so you can leave the microphone inside the drum during transport without the worry of the microphone shifting position or damaging the interior of your drum shell. The Kelly SHU FLATZ™ platform gets the microphone up and off of the drum shell or dampening material, putting it closer to the sound source and opening up the response that you’ll get from the microphone.
The Kelly SHU FLATZ™ Platform is made from 30% fiberglass and high-density polymer resins. Our 3 different models of Kelly SHU FLATZ™ are each specifically designed to accommodate the most popular of boundary microphones which are used internally for kick drum amplification. Each model has it’s own set of built in features which encompass the microphone’s case to hold it firmly in position. The solid rubber support ring system is as easy to install as removing and replacing 4 hardware screws inside the drum shell. Just install the system and insert the intended boundary microphone into the FLATZ™ platform. Now you’re ready to connect to the sound system using your current means and methods.
We offer The Kelly SHU FLATZ™ to fit the following popular internal kick drum boundary microphones;