Re: [Harp-L] SIlvertone tape recorder microphone element info
Oh yazzzzzz, Johnny, don' I know it!
I have plenty of black CRs and white CRs. None of the CRs, CMs or Astatic
151s,Shure R7 crystals, or Aiwa crystals would fit into this stem mic. Its
not a Sonotone or Voice of Music ceramicin a stem body either.
On Wed, Dec 26, 2012 at 10:42 AM, <johnnyace55@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> David if It says Controlled Reluctance on the Back of the Mic you have a
> Great Find
> *From: *"David Brown" <nonidesign@xxxxxxxxx>
> *To: *harp-l@xxxxxxxxxx
> *Sent: *Wednesday, December 26, 2012 10:26:36 AM
> *Subject: *[Harp-L] SIlvertone tape recorder microphone element info
> I found a vintage Silvertone mic. It came with an old tape recorder. The
> box has "SOLD BY SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO." printed on it.
> It is a wand style mic with a round polished aluminum (?) body about 4.5"
> long. It is 1.25" diameter at the silver grill screen and tapers down to
> the tip. The cord is attached to the end of the body and is outfit with a
> low imp 1/4" male jack.
> Can anyone tell me what type of element might be in it? There is a warning
> printed on the box: "PLEASE REMOVE MICROPHONE FROM TAPE COMPARTMENT WHEN
> USING TAPE RECORDER. HEAT IS HARMFUL TO ALL MICROPHONES.", so I am guessing
> a ceramic or maybe a crystal?
> Also: This is NOT a Voice of Music / Sonotone mic with the an aluminum body
> with a gold grill screen.
> I tried Barrett's vintage mic museum, and a general Google search. I found
> image/examples of the mic, but nothing that confirm's the element type.
> Thanks List!
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