Introduction: Repurposing Old Computer Headphone Into a Microphone
I’ve found this headphone with microphone lying around. I tested it and microphone is still fine while the headphone was not. I already have myself a new pair of headphone and I don’t want to throw this away. And then I came up with an idea of re-purposing the old headphone with microphone into a desk microphone. That way I can record my voice especially during video calls and voice lessons J
Step 1: Procedure No. 1
I get rid of the metal backbone, extending plastic tubing, 1 speaker housing and the 1 audio speaker of the headphone. I kept the other one because the microphone is intact to the audio speaker.
Step 2: Procedure No. 2
I used this fancy container that I made using a rolled cardstock and a camera base to contain all the electric components. I paint the rolled cardstock
Step 3: Procedure No. 3
I used a hot glue to seal off the housing of the microphone
After that I polish the cardstock with a 2 coats of clear paint.
Step 4: FINAL
Finally I tested it and recorded some sounds and the microphone is working good and it has a new purpose for my work routine.
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