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Lo-Fi Mic

Here’s a quick project I’ve been working on for a couple of evenings. It’s a low fidelity (i.e probably crap sounding) mic, preamp and enclosure.

The microphone I’ve had knocking around for ages and is stolen from a really old rotary phone. The body of the mic is made from a metal world-cup promotional Budweiser bottle (which are surprisingly sturdy, been trying to find somewhere that’s still selling them). The ‘cage’ is made from plywood and threaded brass rod. I haven’t built the preamp yet but will post the schematic when I get around to it.

Still need to do a hell of a lot of tidying up of the case and end cap.