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Re:Re: Information on contact microphones

In a message dated 21/10/98 15:28:10 GMT, you write:

<< >Use an old pair of broken walkman headphones.
 As a contact mic?  Wanna elaborate?
 -Jesse >>

That's right, a loudspeaker and a dynamic mic are essentially identical in
they're just used in opposite directions. 
A walkman headphone contains 2 tiny loudspeakers.
Also a 'contact microphone' is (essentially) only an 'ordinary' microphone
is placed in contact with something.
........and .......quite often walkman headphones use screened cable (for
........and........they're not too big.

So basically a walkman headphone is two contact mics.
......Try it.
                      Andy Butler