RARE 1930s Reisz-Marconi Style Carbon Microphone, working withincluded DC supply

RARE 1930s Reisz-Marconi Style Carbon Microphone, working withincluded DC supply
RARE 1930s Reisz-Marconi Style Carbon Microphone, working withincluded DC supply
RARE 1930s Reisz-Marconi Style Carbon Microphone, working withincluded DC supply
RARE 1930s Reisz-Marconi Style Carbon Microphone, working withincluded DC supply
RARE 1930s Reisz-Marconi Style Carbon Microphone, working withincluded DC supply
RARE 1930s Reisz-Marconi Style Carbon Microphone, working withincluded DC supply
RARE 1930s Reisz-Marconi Style Carbon Microphone, working withincluded DC supply
RARE 1930s Reisz-Marconi Style Carbon Microphone, working withincluded DC supply
RARE 1930s Reisz-Marconi Style Carbon Microphone, working withincluded DC supply
RARE 1930s Reisz-Marconi Style Carbon Microphone, working withincluded DC supply
RARE 1930s Reisz-Marconi Style Carbon Microphone, working withincluded DC supply

RARE 1930s Reisz-Marconi Style Carbon Microphone, working withincluded DC supply

Offering a super-rare 1930's Reisz-Marconi Style Carbon Microphone. This style harkens back o the very beginning of microphone technology. This mic casing of these is carved out of a solid octagonal marble block, and filled with carbon granules under pressure behind a mica diaphragm. Power supply is included in this sale.

The mic plugs into the power supply box, and the power supply output plugs into your amplifier or audio interface. An inline preamp is also recommended. As you can hear from the attached video, these have a very low-fi audio profile, similar to that of telephone quality.

Preamp to make this sample recording. The element is suspended within a vintage aluminum 1930's Western Electric support ring measuring 17" tall, 8" wide at the base by 6 deep, with reproduction Western Electric badge, and is padded to keep from scratching your desktop surface. The mic head connects via 2 terminal contacts and wired to a 5 foot cable terminating with a standard male 1/4 phono plug.
RARE 1930s Reisz-Marconi Style Carbon Microphone, working withincluded DC supply


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