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March 23, 2015 AT 5:00 am

Make A Cheap Studio Quality USB Mic With A Coconut

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Make a studio quality mic for under $8 with a coconut. via instructables

Do you want to record your audio files like a pro? Probably you would love to… Well… in fact everyone loves to. Today your wishes will come true. Presented here is the Coco-Mic – Which not only records quality audio but also “MEETS THE EYE” . This awesome piece is a whole package with a DAC sound card , M.E.M.S technology Microphones which when connected to the computer or the laptop provides studio quality sound recording.

You may ask why not just buy a GOOD quality mic from the store? well .. those mics cost above $100. Why spend so much money when you can make one for under $8! Moreover.. You can proudly say that you have made it!

Here’s the list of the materials you need to get before you begin.
1) USB soundcard ( With Mic input )x 1 ($1.03)
2) MEMS Mic x 2 ( $ 1.68 * 2 = $3.36 )
3) Medium sphere shaped coconut. x 1
4) 0.1 uf capacitor x 1
5) Female USB port & USB Cable male to male (One each )
5) Coffee strainer ( for the circular mesh) x 1 ( I had at home )
6) Coconut scraper (I had at home)
7) Basic tools and soldering skills.

Full tutorial


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1 Comment

  1. Anthony Ethridge

    You put the mic in the coconut and you sing it on down!

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