Dec 29

Stethoscope-Microphone

Inspired by Diego Stocco‘s stethoscope microphone, I bought myself a stethoscope and a couple of electronic parts and built one on my own.

List of Parts

  • stethoscope
  • 1x male XLR plug
    [Alternatively any other connector able to ‘carry’ phantom power from the recording device to the condenser microphones can be used.]
  • 2x 6mm (omnidirectional) condenser microphone elements
  • audio cable
  • short piece of thin, two wire cable
  • heatshrink

 

stethoscope condenser mics

 

Construction

Prepare the audio cable on each of its ends by stripping off a short part of the protection around the wires, leaving the bare copper of the positive and negatire wire free, while cutting off the wire of the ground/shield.… Read the rest

Dec 29

DIY Pick-ups from Piezo Disks

Here is a quick and easy construction plan for pick-ups made from piezo buzzers or disks.

Piezo disks can be optained as single disks in various shapes and sizes or can be taken out of buzzers for example. Both piezo elements can either be acquired at electronic stores or possibly stripped out of older electronics such as old, sound producing toys or door buzzers.… Read the rest

Dec 27

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

UNDER CONSTRUCTION… Read the rest