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In need of a low-fi Crap mic......

I'm looking for a sound like the Placid Audio Copperphone. I refuse to believe you can only get this sound by buying their $250 microphone. It's cool, I will admit. But, I have heard of guys using really crappy speakers for this effect. I never have done this and I...

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Pictures Of Mic'ed Up Drum Kits In The Studio

...1061#2 OH - Regensburg Dom - AMS 1073LB#2 - API 2500 Rooms - Coles 4038s - BAE312s - Urei 1176s Copper - Copperphone - API 2 Mono - NeumannCMV563 w/M8 - inline pad - V72a - 1176 Ride - Neumann KM184 - Trident 16 All running into a BURL Mothership into ProTools HDX12. Check out the CMV563 knee mic, cooperphone...

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What vocal mic did you use today

Placid Audio Copperphone.

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Product Description

Instant lo-fi vibe, the Copperphone mic is a popular reach when alternate tones are needed! The Copperphone, unlike full range high fidelity microphones, operates within a limited bandwidth of frequencies which lends a nostalgic quality to the signal. Some might compare the sound to an AM radio or a telephone (please listen to the sound samples provided). The sound is achieved through a combination of vintage telecommunications components and a mechanical filtering effect. The microphone’s element is rear ported into a hollow resonant chamber. As sound passes through the diaphragm and into the hollow chamber, upper mid range frequencies are accentuated while low and high frequencies are reduced. An everyday example of this mechanical filtering effect can be demonstrated by pressing a paper towel tube up to your mouth and talking into it.Placid Audio Copperphone Microphone Features Vintage passive magnetic moving coil transducer Tuned ported resonate chamber High Quality Switchcraft 3 pin XLR connector Adjustable aircraft aluminum mounting bracket to fit North American style stands (will fit European style stands with common threaded adapter) Handcrafted in the U.S.A Rugged copper housing and components Lifetime operational warranty Placid Audio Copperphone Microphone Specifications Type: Dynamic Polar Pattern: Cardiod Frequency Response: 200Hz – 3kHz Imepdence: 150 ohms Output: 115 +/- 2dB SPL @ 1 kHz Dimensions: 2.5 inch x 6 inch Weight: 1.75 lbs.