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Convert a woofer to microphone?

Discussion in 'Microphones' started by therecordingart, Sep 27, 2004.

  1. therecordingart

    therecordingart Well-Known Member

    Jul 28, 2004
    I've been reading about people turning the woofer of NS10's and other speakers into mics. How do you do this?
  2. zemlin

    zemlin Distinguished Member

    Sep 4, 2004
    Indianapolis, IN
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    A speaker is functionally the same as a dynamic mic. Take the leads from the voice coil and treat them like the leads of an unbalanced microphone.
  3. David French

    David French Distinguished Member

    Jun 19, 2002
    RecorderMan did this a while back. There's a thread somewhere around here if you dig.
  4. djui5

    djui5 Guest

    Postitive of speaker get's hooked to pin 2 of XLR....

    Negative of speaker get's hooked to pin 1,3 of XLR.......plug into pre'amp.....

    Place speaker in front of kick drum...

    Baske in sweet bass

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