[Harp-L] re: I-mic users unite
I have to admit I made an I-mic as well. I used a spice bottle. It looks a lot like a Bottle O' Blues. I think that it might be the type of bottle they use making theirs. I am sure mine is not as nicely made and it looks a little silly. I have used to elements in it. One was a dynamic capsule ordered from Mouser. It is the element recommended in the second link below. I managed to break that capsule when electrical tape stuck to the diaphragm (no jokes please). I then ordered a cheapo crystal element off of Ebay. The dynamic sounded much better. It was actually a decent sounding mike to my ear (admittedly more tuned to guitar tones that harmonica . . . but the guitar sites are full of dorks). The bottle fits well in my hand and is easy to cup. I don't know if it worth making unless you enjoy that type of thing. I suspect that the Bottle o' Blues is better sounding, so you may just buy that. I believe it is still modestly priced.
Oh why not just put a link to the element . . . here it is
I am not affiliated with any of these companies or web sites or Bottle O' Blues or Harmonica playing with any degree of proficiency.
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