Berimbau Microphone Prototype

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Here is an old blurry photo of a microphone I made for Cyro Baptista:

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It’s the same microphone design I use for frame drums, but with a modified capsule more suited to the mid-rangy frequencies of the instrument.  Also featuring an elongated clamp that positions the microphone in the sweet-spot for picking up the instrument’s characteristic ‘wau-wau’ sound at the gourd’s mouth.