NCS Microphone

Created Date: 2016-07-09/ updated date: 2016-10-20
  • Medium ncs microphone
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Summary
This document instructs how to build "NCS Microphone".


NCS Microphone is a part of Self-Build Microphone Project Series "Spear Microphone Project".
See details at the project's website.

NCS Microphone Project
https://github.com/yosukesakai/NCS_Microphone_Project


[ WORKSHOP ]

Making NCS Microphone (100 yen smartphone headset ver.) and Fieldrecording Workshop was held at Hoshiniwa, Yaba-kei, Oita, JP. With 9 perticipants, Jul 2016.
This workshop is supported by FabLab Yamaguchi.

Workshop:
https://github.com/yosukesakai/NCS_Microphone_Project#workshop


[ SAMPLE FILE (recorded with this Microphone) ]

Bishanohana NCSM100Y 2016
https://soundcloud.com/user-183490990/bishanohana-ncsm100y-2016

Materials

    Tools

      Blueprints

        Making

        • Print Parts

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          download the model data from project's website,
          and print the parts (tube_part, bottom_part, cable_stopper(s)).

          PLA, Standard Quality or higher is recommended.  
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          • Get Parts

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            get parts from market or your toolbox.
            - Microphone Capsule  
            - Ear chip  
            - Cable  

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            • Microphone Capsule

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              It is designed for 6mm diameter microphone capsule.  
              In this instruction, SPL XCM6035 (WM61A compatible) is used.

            • Ear chip

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              Regular size is recommended.  
              This works as an shock absorber.
            • Cable

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              Cable type depends on your project.
              In this instruction, stereo cable is used, for plug-in powered input.
          • Set Cable, Bottom Part and Cable Stopper

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            Put the cable through cable stopper at the first, then the bottom part.  

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            • Solder Microphone Capsule

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              solder the microphone capsule and the cable.  
              if you want see the diagram for plug-in power microphone, you can search with "plug-in power circuit diagram" and so on.
                

              bottom part has some space inside, so that you can assemble capacitor and register as you like.  


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              • Connect Tube Part and Bottom Part

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                screw the bottom part onto the tube part.

                you can make microphone holder (w/ 1/4 inch nut) to attach the microphone on tripod.  
                the model data of the holder is also available on project's website.

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                • Small nut
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