DRod Makes some mics.



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DRod Makes some mics.

Postby DRodriguez » Mon Jul 09, 2018 2:59 pm

I'm making some microphones. They are haute cheap. Here is the first test. Waiting on amazon's prime delayed shipping to deliver some tools to build enclosures for these things.

Here's a picture of me testing it vs an expensive mic in the interim.

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Blind samples without EQ etc. on piano and a cranked AC30
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Re: DRod Makes some mics.

Postby AZX309 » Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:43 pm

threw my pretty decent speakers i dont hear any audible difference. Whats the specs on this?
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Re: DRod Makes some mics.

Postby DRodriguez » Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:50 pm

Electret mic capsules modified. This one is omni, making some cardioid ones soon. They are balanced and powered by 48v/phantom power (unlike standard electret mics) They are being housed in copper pipes. They have a built in 50ish foot xlr cable with a neutrik jack and fit in standard mic clips. The circuit is based on Schoeps mics, not that it really sounds like one though. :lol:

Jonnyangle actually made me some foam housing to maybe do some binaural style recording. Getting freaky weird.
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Re: DRod Makes some mics.

Postby BetterOffShred » Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:08 pm

Take that The Man! Nice work all around :joy:
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Re: DRod Makes some mics.

Postby AZX309 » Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:50 pm

binaural sound rad as hell
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Re: DRod Makes some mics.

Postby Ben79 » Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:41 pm

Inspiring work
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Re: DRod Makes some mics.

Postby Jwar » Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:17 am

MAKE MY PEDALS YOU SLUT!!! :)


Looks cool.
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Re: DRod Makes some mics.

Postby rustywire » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:14 am

Epic. An approach most worthy of consideration as I do not have $9k for a c12 :(
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