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Convert a woofer to microphone?

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

  1. therecordingart

    therecordingart Well-Known Member

    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 Well-Known Member

    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 Well-Known Member

    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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