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Re: Contact Microphones

regarding contact microphones, I often use the GLM-100 from CROWN.......a
miniature omnidirectional microphone which sounds really great!
And its cheap.....don't remember the price, but its not more than 100-150
dollars...thats for sure!
I use it for violoncello, percussion and percussion "tools" like bottles
etc. etc.
There might be a webpage, but in any case here is the complete address of
Crown International Inc.
P.O. Box 1000
Elkhart, IN 46515-1000
Tel: 219/294-8000
Fax: 219/294-8FAX

P.S. no need for a preamp, but needs phantom power supply (no problem with

See you,
----- Original Message -----
From: Allan Hoeltje <ahoeltje@best.com>
To: Loopers-Delight <Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com>
Sent: Friday, April 21, 2000 7:51 PM
Subject: Contact Microphones

> I am interested in looping acoustic sounds but don't know much about
> microphones.  Specifically, I am really itching to set up a few wine
> glasses on a resonating surface and sending the sound to my Mackie 1202,
> FX, and EDP.  Can I use a contact mike like the kind used with acoustic
> guitar?  What characteristics/specifications do I look for in such a
> mike?  Will it need a pre-amp?  Brand names?  Prices?
> -Allan