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Ludwig LCEE200 Element Evolution 5-Piece Acoustic Drum Set with 20" Kick

Ludwig LCEE200 Element Evolution 5-Piece Acoustic Drum Set with 20" Kick

Ludwig continues to enjoy popularity among drummers, thanks originally to Ringo Starr, but more recently due to drummers like Ben Barter, Scott Devours, Grant Gerathy, Alicia Warrington and many more.

But it's not just about star power, because the brand is doing well in terms of ratings, with the Element Evolution 5-pc being their best rated set in this price range.

The shells are crafted from poplar, this includes its 20" Kick, 14" Floor Tom, 10" and 12" Rack Toms. It also includes a 14" Snare Drum.

Ddrum D120B 5-Piece Drum Set w/ 20" Kick (Discontinued)

Ddrum D120B 5-Piece Drum Set w/ 20" Kick

The D120B is a compact 5-piece set that comes with everything you need to start playing, including a drum throne and a pair of drum sticks.

It has a similar configuration to ddrum's d2 set, only smaller.

The toms have a more compact size at 12" and 10", the same can also be said of its 14" floor tom. The snare on the other hand follows conventional size at 14", along with the 20" bass drum.

Apogee MIC PLUS USB Microphone

Apogee is known for their sleek, high-end Audio gear; most notably their audio interfaces.

To have that technology in a USB mic is the reason why the Apogee MIC PLUS gets the good ratings that it does.

It features the same converters used on Apogees audio interfaces, PureDIGITAL connection for pristine sound quality up to 24-bit / 96kHz and 46dB of mic preamp gain.

Samson G-Track Pro USB Condenser Microphone

Samson G-Track Pro USB Condenser Microphone

Perhaps the most unique feature about the Samson G-track Pro is that it isn't just a microphone - it also doubles as an audio interface with a standard 1/4" input for recording line level signals like guitar, bass, keyboard.

One creative use noted on the Samson website is patching in a mono output from a separate mixer to include a mono submix: perfect for recording additional speaking hosts, guests or instruments.

Notable features include a 1/4" instrument input for connecting guitars or line level devices, built in mixer function, selectable polar patterns and zero latency monitoring.

M-Audio Uber Mic USB Microphone

M-Audio Uber Mic USB Microphone

When M-Audio announced the Uber Mic in the 4th quarter of 2017, they noted that its development was borne from "Recognizing a critical need in the market for a professional-quality microphone with the performance, functional versatility and mounting options to meet any recording scenario" -- all while maintaining simplicity and ease-of-use for the general consumer.

The Uber Mic's main features include four polar patterns including stereo, zero latency monitoring, and integrated LCD screen to view settings and levels.

Samson C01U Pro Large-diaphragm USB Condenser Microphone

Samson C01U Pro Large-diaphragm USB Condenser Microphone

The first generation Samson C01U was the first USB condenser microphone on the market when it came out in 2005.

Its successor, the C01U Pro improves upon the original platform with a dedicated headphone out for latency-free monitoring and improved signal-to-noise ratio.

Its large 19mm diaphragm captures pickup patterns and nuances.

Korg MS-20 Mini Semi-modular Analog Synthesizer Keyboard

Korg MS-20 Mini

Based on the original MS-20 from 1978, this modern reproduction is more compact and portable, at just around 86% scale compared to its predecessor.

Depeche Mode, Chvrches, Gorillaz and Daft Punk are just a few of the long list of big name artists that have put the Korg MS-20 to good use.

Even with its smaller profile, this synth carries much of the same functionality and sound as the original, and it also retains its vintage patchable design.

Arturia MicroBrute Analog Synthesizer (Discontinued)

Arturia MicroBrute Analog Synthesizer

The Arturia MicroBrute is a smaller version of the Minibrute with updated features including a new sub-oscillator, Mod Matrix and step sequencer.

It features a redesigned sub-oscillator (Overtone), which provides additional harmonics that gives a classic sounding lead and a fatter bass. Its Mod Matrix allows you to reroute/patch from three modulation sources- ENV, LFO and Keyboard CV (on the rear panel)- to six modulation destinations on the panel itself.

Voodoo Lab Dingbat Small Powered Pedalboard Package 18" x 7.75" with Pedal Power ISO-5 (Discontinued)

Voodoo Lab Dingbat Small Powered Pedalboard Package with Pedal Power ISO-5

Voodoo Lab is known for the quality of their power supplies.

This particular model houses the Pedal Power ISO-5, a top rated power supply with five isolated outputs that work with 9V, 12V and 18V pedals.

More importantly, this power supply is sought after for its quiet operation, so it's only natural that people also love this version of the Dingbat pedalboard since it is conveniently packaged with a market favorite power supply.

Voodoo Lab Dingbat Large Powered Pedalboard Package with Pedal Power MONDO (Discontinued)

Voodoo Lab Dingbat Large

The Dingbat Large paired with a Pedal Power Mondo has a perforated aluminum design, at 25.75" x 15.75", which means plenty of room to work with.

Since it doesn't use rails, pedals have more areas to stick to, but there is a catch, positioning and cable de-cluttering can be somewhat limited.

The pre-mounted Pedal Power MONDO power supply is meant to handle a lot of pedals, from regular 9-volt stompboxes to power-hungry guitar processors from Eventide, Strymon, Line 6 and more.

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