ANAHEIM, Calif. Yamaha Band and Orchestral Division is pleased to introduce the new line of Randy May International mallet keyboard and concert drum Miking Systems designed specifically for pit applications.
Exclusively produced for Yamaha, the new RMI systems feature a microphone slide rail that pivots to enhance isolation and quality of sound. Additional features include a drill-free mounting system, consistent controlled sound option and shock mounted internal microphone arrangement. The effortless, instant positioning of the microphones fit on the rail for ideal microphone placement and uniform octave levels.
"This fantastic new system by RMI will help to enhance the sound of pit instruments in any setting," says Troy Wollwage, Marketing Manager, Yamaha Percussion. "Combined with Yamaha Pro Audio Mixers, Subs and amps, Yamaha is now offers a complete 'Soup to Nuts' solution to keeping the pit sounding great in any environment."
Because it gives them the easiest, most consistent method for capturing and controlling their drum sound, the patented, state-of-the-art RMI Miking System is preferred by more and more of today's most discriminating percussionists and music directors.
Available in Spring 2009, with MSRP's ranging from $100 to $634, depending on the product, the May Miking System consists of the following models:
MAY Miking system for Yamaha 4.3 Octave Marimba; includes shock mounted mic system and 2 MAY/Audix D2 model mics
MAY Miking system for Yamaha 4.5 Octave Marimba; includes shock mounted mic system and 2 MAY/Audix D2 model mics
MAY Miking system for Yamaha 4.3 Octave Marimba; includes shock mounted mic system and 2 Universal mic holders
MAY Miking system for Yamaha 4.5 Octave Marimba; includes shock mounted mic system and 2 Universal mic holders
MAY Mallet Universal mic holder-modular (for use with existing mic)
MAY Mallet mic shock mount; includes 1 MAY/Audix D2 model mic- modular
MAY/Electrovoice internal mic for concert bass drum; includes 868 model mic and non drill AVC 2 adapter
MAY/Electrovoice internal mic for bass drum; includes 868 model mic and non drill AVC 2 adapter
MAY/Shure internal mic for snare drum (kick); includes 57 model mic and non drill AVC 1 adapter
MAY/Audix internal mic for concert bass drum; includes D4 model mic and non drill AVC 2 adapter
MAY/Audix internal mic for bass drum (kick); includes mic and non drill AVC adapter
MAY universal shock mount for concert bass drum and non drill AVC 2 adapter (for use with existing mic)
For more information on the new May Miking System, please visit Yamaha at Winter NAMM 2009 in the Marquis Ballroom, at the Anaheim Marriott Hotel; write Yamaha Corporation of America, Band & Orchestral Division, Wind Instruments, P.O. Box 6600, Buena Park, CA 90622; telephone (714) 522-9011; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
; or visit www.yamaha.com/band