|Flamed koa is always nice, be it in a guitar or a mic!|
This microphone circuitry is surprisingly transparent and open sounding. Complements acoustic guitars and vocals and is very easy to position and record.
|Madagaskar Rosewood ain't bad either...|
This first prototype has some fitting
deficiencies as you can tell
|Rosewood & walnut veneer|
Take a listen to the Large diaphragm mic in one-track at a time overdubbed session here!
And to a live recording with stereo pair of small diaphragm Alice on guitar and large diaphragm in vocals here!
Female voice with large capsule mic
|Hardware store stuff for the bodies|
I'm planning to do some small scale production runs if somebody is interested in a unique woody Tone Alice mic with a Vibe. Inquire for price & details though the Timbre Tones website. This is not my original design in terms of the circuitry, but you get a very nice looking mic for sure, that picks your sound sources faithfully too!
|Simple perf board and point to point circuitry|
|Precision fit Finnish Birch plywood dowels keep it together|
|Walnut or rosewood for the body makeup.|
|ready to be put together|
|The electret capsule backside|
|Testing some shielding. Metal shielding really|
does make a difference! This model didn't make it to
|The abalone dot reminds the singer which side to address.|
The mesh has three layers: Brass, steel, brass.
It's fairly effective in reducing the plosives
|This one is the earliest prototype with nice|
Madagaskar rosewood ring and palisander
veneer body. Bolts are still oversize, wrong alloy
and the fit less than perfect.
But it works in a studio already!