Introduction: Binaural Microphone

This project was made so that you could make binaural recordings which are recordings that are very realistic sounding. These recordings are only realistic sounding because they are recorded in a similar way that people hear sound. Also these recordings are only realistic sounding when listening with good headphones.

An example of binaural recording is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itLxXeyM2aM (this is not my video)

Originally posted by me: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:499001

Step 1: Print All the Pieces

The files can also be found here: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:499001

If you don't have a 3d printer you can get it printed at https://www.3dhubs.com/chicago/hubs/jonny

Settings: Use whatever settings you normally do, you can make the infill low since none of these are load bearing. The only part that will need support is the side_parts.stl

(quanity)partname

(1) main_body.stl

(1) top.stl

(2) side_parts.stl needs support material

(1) nut_holder.stl

(1) thumb_screw_top.stl

(1) ear_left.stl

(1) ear_right.stl

Step 2: Buy Parts

(2) 1/4" nuts

(1) 1/4" hex bolt

(1) stereo microphone

http://www.azden.com/products/microphones/lapel-m... (similar ones were used, two of them wired together to stereo)

Optional: cotton balls

Step 3: Assembly (should Be Easy)

Glue a 1/4" nut in the bottom of the main_body

Glue a 1/4" nut in the nut_holder

Glue the nut_holder in the main_body at the top

Glue the thumb_screw_top to a 1/4" hex bolt

Glue the ears onto the side_parts (the angle of the ears should be close and the holes should line up fairly close too)Feed microphones into the main_body

Insert microphones into the side_parts left mic with left ear ect.

Insert side_parts into main_body

Optional: fill main_body with cotton balls

Put the top on the main_body

Insert the screw through the top and tighten (not too tight)

Step 4: Your'e Done

Congratulations

Comments

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wold630 (author)2016-05-03

Interesting project!