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Piezo Contact Mic

By Justin Emerson Illustrations by Julie West

You will need

Piezo disc

Audio cable such as a ¼" guitar cable

Low-powered practice amp

Heat-shrink tubing wide enough to fit over the piezo

Gaffer’s tape

Soldering iron and solder

Wire cutter/stripper

Screwdriver small

Heat gun or hair dryer

Hot glue gun and glue

A contact microphone is a small device that can be used to amplify acoustic instruments. You don’t sing or talk into a contact mic. As the name implies, it makes contact with a solid object and turns mechanical ...

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