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DIY ribbon mic

How to do it ribbon microphone?

Here’s a quick and easy way of making the tape, microphone,
a small electronics recycling and little need to add. Pictures of which draw on ideas:

Ribbon michrophone
Diy ribbon michrophone
Ribbon michrophone
DIY ribbon michrophone

How to do it?

1. Must be a bad hard drive, which can pick out the linear motor magnets.
2. Screwing contact. Extreme powerful magnets!
3. Cut and Fold household aluminum foil tape, and then discontinue it without touching two magnet.
4. Turn the electronics (test version) :

ribbon mic
Ribbon michrophone amplifier

The transformer is an important thing. Test piece is an old radio. It was good, therefore I roll one by hand. a higher ratio is better march 20 primary, secondary thread 250-300. The circuit should be installed in the radio RFI filter unpleasant disturbances.
Experience: not very sensitive, which can be a lot of reasons. You need to change the transformer and eleketronikán
the magnetic polarity is also important. It is worth experimenting with several thick foil. The placement must be improved.
Finally, here is one of my favorite bands The Beatles.

They used a ribbon microphone in the initial period of the Cavern Club in 1962.

They used recording of RESLO RB ribbon mic.

Curiosity.

While playing music here, quality is not very good film. But then there certainly sounded beautifully.

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