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bootlegMIC Is a Tiny But High Quality DIY Microphone

Although bootlegMIC was designed as a way for concert goers to cheaply and cleanly capture bootleg music, it’s a great build for any project that needs an inexpensive but effective microphone.

Courtesy of the crew over at Open Music Labs, the bootlegMIC came about as a side project designed to improve concert music capture. The following video shows a comparison between using the built-in MIC on a cellphone and plugging in bootlegMIC:

Hit up the link below to read more about the project as well as check out a parts list and assembly guide.

bootlegMIC [via Hack A Day]

Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 05/21/12

Comments (1)

  1. Casand

    Pretty cool stuff mate

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