The I5, Jack Of All Trades
If you've got right around $100 to purchase one mic for your studio, the Audix I5 should be it. A perfect mic for drums, guitar amps, horns, and most anything else, the Audix I5 ($99) can do it all.
Durability and Reliability
The I5 is made of bulletproof metal casing, perfect for use on drums where you'll most likely watch your mics get hit by sticks. With a frequency response from 50hz to 16khz, you'll find this mic has no problems handing even the most sensitive of subjects. A great, durable mic!