Best Helmet Mics?

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    Best Helmet Mics?

    OK folks, I need your input as to what is the best mic to put in a bucket? I've got my speakers all set up and just need some help with choosing a mic?

    Cheers

    Dan

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    Ronin677's Avatar
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    Re: Best Helmet Mics?

    May be a computer mic could be used. Or the military ones that secure around the throat (would also be hidden by the neck seal).

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    Re: Best Helmet Mics?

    Yeah, I've been seeing military throat microphones on Ebay for around $25 US. However I'm thinking about using one of the compact models that slips over one ear only-I'd think it'd be more comfortable than having the helmet rubbing that piece of plastic into the top and sides of my head for an extended period of time.


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    Re: Best Helmet Mics?

    I went to Radio Shack and bought a lapel mic. It was about $30 and is powered. Then I just hot glued it to the bottom of the T. It works great.

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    Re: Best Helmet Mics?

    My experience with trooping with the 501st, is make sure you think about how your costume is put together, both for durability, and for long term 1 to 4 hour comfort.

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    Re: Best Helmet Mics?

    I already have a couple Sony lapel mics, I just hated to have to epoxy it inside the bucket. I guess I could put it in with velcro, taking it out when I'm doing the "ghost hunting" thing...


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    Re: Best Helmet Mics?

    I have one from that company that sells em on ebay. Trik toys.
    Its pretty awesome. Sounds just like Fett.

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