Custom Microphone Build Queue
We build microphones to order. Turnaround time depends on demand. Normally, we can build microphones within three business days of the order.
Product Availability Updates
|2023-11-21||RK-12 capsules (singles and matched pairs) are back in stock.|
|2023-11-17||We now sell our favorite solder wick.|
|2023-11-16||Custom mic blowout sale|
|2023-11-15||Black Friday specials|
|2023-11-10||Cardioid SDC capsules (and pairs) are back in stock.|
|2023-10-23||Due to repeated customer requests, we are now offering XLR5 Y-cables for sale (for 30% less than Neumann's AC-20).|
|2023-10-20||The special K47 capsule for our 990XF circuit is back in stock.|
|2023-10-13||We found a cache of transformer cans for tube mics.|
|2023-10-10||SDC Cardioid capsules and pairs, and RK-12 capsules are backordered for 2-3 weeks.|
|2023-08-25||Warehouse cleanout sale: various microphone cases|
|2023-08-21||We now offer 2 variants of the VPS1 power supply upgrade, to more easily fit Shanghai-made power supplies (e.g. Avantone CV-12).|
|2023-08-12||Summer sale! Save $50 on LDC circuit/capsule bundles.|
|2023-08-11||We have a limited supply of cosmetically imperfect Black Chrome grilles for MXL 770 / 990 / MicParts S3 mics.|
|2023-06-05||We have a very few Multitrack Microphones available to order.|
|2023-06-03||The long-awaited multitrack circuit kit is back in stock.|
|2023-05-14||The V-251 DIY kit and V-251 microphone are back in stock, in limited quantities.|
|2023-02-27||We are launching a kick/snare mic bundle, with introductory pricing.|
|2022-12-11||We have a limited number of cosmetically imperfect S-25 kits on sale for $30 off.|
|2022-12-09||The "rat rod" custom finish option is back in stock.|
|2022-11-11||The popular silver powdercoat option for the 12-251 and V-47 tube microphone kits is available for a limited time.|
|2022-10-22||Two custom color mic body upgrades had been inadvertently marked as out of stock. We have a few of each still available: "rat rod" and neon yellow.|
Rycote USM-VB shockmounts are back in stock.
|2022-09-26||The Carson bench-top magnifier is back in stock.|
|2022-08-29||Black chrome grilles for MXL 770/990 are back in stock.|
|2022-08-01||The 12-251 and V-47 kits are back in stock. The V-12 and V-47 microphones are back in stock.|
|2022-07-27||We are selling our few remaining NOS 6072 tubes.|
|2022-07-19||We have made our heavy-duty swivel mount available for purchase. Two models fit dozens of condenser mic body styles.|
|2022-07-18||Our popular M49 style grille for the MXL 990 and MXL 770 is back in stock.|
|2022-06-10||We are re-introducing the Roswell Pro Audio "Cutaway™" shockmount for MicParts LDC microphones.|
|2022-06-08||We have a limited supply of "Vintage Cream" metalwork for our V-251 microphone and DIY tube microphone kit.|
|2022-05-25||Rycote shockmounts are back in stock.|
|2022-05-23||RK-87s (singles and matched pairs) are back in stock.|
|2022-04-26||SDC Pairs are available again (kits and/or mics). Here's the transformerless one. Here's the SDC-84 (KM84 style).|
|2022-04-14||RK-12 and RK-87 capsules are available again.|
|2022-04-06||We've just launched an adapted version of our AT2035 mod kit for the Audio-Technica AT3035.|
Rycote shockmounts are back in stock.
|2022-03-31||C12 style chrome grilles are back in stock.|
|2022-03-17||We now have a circuit upgrade kit for the Audio-Technica AT2035.|
We have launched the Platinum edition of the T-47 microphone.
|2022-02-22||We have new powdercoat colors in stock!|
|2022-02-21||We have an extraordinarily limited number of 'vintage cream' V-251 mic bodies in stock -- one DIY kit, two mics (standard or platinum). We do not expect to have more of this color until July.|
The V-251 Microphone Kit is back in stock.
Metallic blue mic body upgrades for the S- and T-series mics are back in stock.
|2022-02-17||We have introduced a dedicated tom/hi-hat mic, the S-25 TT.|
|2022-02-01||We now offer a Platinum edition of the S-87 microphone, featuring a circuit upgraded with custom-made and rare/NOS parts, and a heavier brass body.|
|2022-01-20||The Platinum transformer version of the T-67 kit is temporarily available. We have a limited number of Platinum-transformer T-12 kits available also.|
|2022-01-19||We are now accepting orders for the T-67 Microphone, both standard edition and a new Platinum edition.|
|2022-01-17||Rycote USM-L are back in stock.|
|2022-01-10||The MP6.5 transformer is temporarily back in stock. It is available within the T-12, T-47, and T-67 microphone kits. Backordered V-47 and 12-251 kits (which were waiting for transformers) will ship this week.|
|2021-12-07||Rycote USM-L are back in stock.|
|2021-12-02||The long-backordered MP6.5 transformer is momentarily back in stock. The limited available quantity is reserved for T-series and SDC-84 mic kits. A larger production run in January will find its way into the T-84 circuit kit.|
|2021-12-01||We are introducing a new microphone kit, called the T-67.|
|2021-11-23||Hypercardioid SDC capsules are available.|
|2021-11-15||RK-47 capsules (and all mics/kits that use it) are backordered, due to supply chain issues. We expect to resolve this by mid-December.|
|2021-10-01||A limited number of RK-12 capsules are available.|
|2021-09-27||Rycote USM-VB are available.|
|2021-08-23||The 990XF / RK-67C bundle is back in stock.|
|2021-08-18||We have introduced a new badged black mic body for the large-diaphragm T- and S-series mic kits.|
Rycote USM-L are in stock.
Inexpensive XLR7 cables (for tube mics) are once again available, and on sale.
|2021-07-06||The S3 kits are back in stock. Click for S3-87 , S3-47 , S3-12.|
|2021-06-27||We have a limited stock of Gotham GAC7 remnant cables available.|
|2021-06-25||RK-87 capsules and the S-87 microphone kit are in stock for immediate shipment.|
|2021-06-17||We have just introduced a new upgrade kit for the MXL 990. Click for more info on the 990XF circuit kit.|
|2021-06-07||C12 style grilles are back in stock. These fit the MicParts V-251, Apex 460, Carvin CTM100, Avantone CV-12, Apex 435 CAD GXL2400, and more.|
We have just launched our new Telefunken Bridge Rectifier kit.
The 12-251 tube microphone kit is once again available in our custom silver powdercoated finish.
|2021-05-25||Metallic Gray and Metallic Blue powdercoat mic bodies for large-diaphragm Cardioid FET mics are back in stock.|
|2021-05-12||Custom powdercoat options are becoming available again. We've just added the "vintage cream" V-251, and the "rat rod" FET mic body. Quantities are limited.|
|2021-05-08||More Rycote USM-VB have arrived.|
|2021-04-26||The SDC-84 microphone kit has been upgraded; we've found new filter capacitors that we prefer, and the output capacitor is now a box film style rather than electrolytic. Assembly is easier too due to a reworked PCB.|
|2021-04-19||The MXL 990 circuit kit has been updated with a new PCB, a few component upgrades, and a minor topology upgrade to the DC oscillator. The documentation has been rewritten and improved.|
|2021-04-10||Rycote USM-L mounts (and a very few USM-VB) are back in stock for the moment.|
|2021-03-15||Selected low-noise EHX 6072 tubes are back in stock.|
|2021-02-22||We have a very few LDC mic bodies in our custom Matte Green powdercoat finish available.|
|2021-02-05||We have received a VAT number from HMRC, and are able to resume shipping to UK citizens.|
|2021-02-01||We've introduced a new black body with chrome grille for the S-25 and T-25 kits.|
|2021-01-22||The newly revised SDC-84 Snare Mic kit is now shipping. This kit has an updated PCB that is easier to build, and incorporates upgrades to numerous components.|
|2021-01-08||Hypercardioid SDC capsules, and matched Cardioid SDC capsule pairs, are back in stock. See the SDC Capsules page.|
|2020-12-28||Two custom powdercoat colors for our S- and T-series LDC kits and microphones are back in stock: rat rod and metallic gold. (Metallic gray is sold out for the forseeable future.)|
|2020-12-26||The Rycote USM-L shockmount is back in stock.|
|2020-12-16||We have just introduced Platinum editions of the MP-47 microphone and VPS1 power supply.|
|2020-11-08||I've posted the first two livestreamed DIY mic builds on the video tutorials page.|
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