Audix was founded in 1984 in Redwood City, California. Now based in Oregon, Audix is one of the most recognized microphone companies in the industry and maintains an exceptional line of innovative and award-winning products. Not a company that cuts corners, Audix makes bulletproof mics in their own state-of-the-art manufacturing facility where they are absolutely uncompromising about quality control. Among their line-up are the outstanding OM-Series, the D-Series, the Micros, the i-5 and the SCX25A. The D6 is a particularly excellent kick drum mic with superb response and little to no need for EQ tweaking. Audix offers a simple explanation of their mission: Performance is everything. With such a history of elegant, rock solid solutions for audio professionals, the proof is in the pudding.