NCS Microphone (100 yen smartphone headset ver.)

Created Date: 2016-07-08/ updated date: 2016-10-20
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Summary
This document instructs how to build "NCS Microphone" using a headset for smartphone.
The headset is commercially available JUST 100 YEN.
It will take 10-20min, WITHOUT ANY SOLDERING.
Only 3d printed parts and a headset is needed to make it.

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

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        Making

        • Print parts (tube_part, bottom_part, cable_stopper)

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          download the model data  from project's website,
          and print the parts (tube_part, bottom_part, cable_stopper(s)).
            
          model data is same as regular NSC Microphone.  
          PLA, Standard Quality or higher is recommended.  

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          • Get headset

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            get a headset for smartphone,
            and open the package.

            in this document, it is instructed with "Hands-free Mic-headset Smart Phone" by DAISO, that has  a condenser microphone of 6mm diameter, costs 100 yen.
            the model data is designed for a condenser microphone of 6mm diameter.

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            • Take off microphone capsule

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              split off the cover of microphone,
              and take off the condenser microphone capsule.
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              • Separate microphone cable from earphone cable

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                separate the microphone cable from the earphone cable.

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                • Put microphone capsule through bottom part

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                  Put the microphone capsule through the bottom part.
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                  • Put earchip on microphone capsule

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                    Take off the earchip (rubber part to fit the ear) from earphone,
                    and put the earchip on the microphone.

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                    • Set cable stopper

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                      choose a cable stopper to fit the cable,
                      then put the cable in the cable stopper,
                      and set it into the bottom part.

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                      • Connect bottom part and tube part.

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                        Connect the bottom part and the tube part.
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                        • Finish!

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                          TRY RECORDING!
                          you can use it as a regular external microphone with smart phone.    
                          sensitivity is relatively high, so take care when you record loud sound.  
                            
                          and let us know your use case and arrangement!

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