thought about how i was using modern mics and effects, mainly distortion and reverb, to record with and it seemed the next step to me was hand built microphones to record with -
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Started by Randy S. Bretz. Last reply by Kevin Keating Oct 23, 2019. 4 Replies 0 Likes
What do most use for the mic housing, i`ve seen everything from phones, wood and cans. I use bone only because i have an unlimited amount and it`s already hollowed out. Plus it makes a killer lookin…Continue
Started by Brian Revels. Last reply by Blind Lemon Cello May 13, 2016. 1 Reply 1 Like
Hey Guys,I know there hasn't been a lot happening in this group, but hopefully someone will chime in to answer my question...I have this old phone receiver and want to make a couple of harmonica…Continue
Started by Randy S. Bretz. Last reply by PKB Oct 25, 2013. 3 Replies 0 Likes
Thought i would start this discussion on the different tyope of elements that can be used in a harp mic. My first one [ one so far ] i used an old rotary telephone element. Rather large at 2" round…Continue
Started by Isaac. Last reply by Randy S. Bretz Sep 23, 2012. 9 Replies 3 Likes
Hi all! I build harp mics for fun and, occasionally, to do a bit of bartering/trading with folks for other gear. Some time ago, I wrote an instructable on how to make a fully DIY bullet mic. Check it…Continue
Kool, I’ve scavenged my fair share of those for their elements, once in awhile you’ll get lucky & end up with a crystal element. Japanese branded ones from the 60’s run pretty hot for a dynamic element?
Thanks Paul! Still fine tuning it, hoping to get a Hollybelly vocal vibe.
That's really nice and I bet it sounds great.
Bobby Fields It would probably be best to click the button to 'Add a Discussion' and re-post your question. This would be better and easier for people to reply with some good info. Also, it would allow you to post a picture of what you're trying to work with. I think the fact it has a board you need power, but won't know til I see it.
I just joined up and I have a lot of questions. I just tore up an old vidieo tape machine.It had a condenser mike on the side so I saved those parts,There was a little board on the inside that was attached and I save that two.Any hints on how to make this useable? Must i have power to make it work?
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