Stereo Microphones (for accordion)

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we made this for our friend, jenn.  she plays the accordion (and did the artwork for the thermal detonator).  jenn asked us if we could figure out a way to allow her to amplify the sound without having to stand in front of a microphone all the time.  after some research, we found that two microphones were better than one inside of an accordion.  so we attached two directional electret condenser microphones to a stereo 1/4″ phono jack.   a stereo cable will connect this jack to the stereo 1/4″ input phono jack on the mixer.    both signals can be individually attenuated (that’s what the knobs are for: left/right volume controls).  from there, the two audio signals will be combined into a mono signal.  just plug the output of the mixer into an effects pedal or two…or directly into an amplifier with a mono cable.    now jenn can walk around when she plays.

this setup requires a 9v power supply (only battery for now).  to conserve battery life, just unplug the mono cable from the output jack when not in use.

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