Korg contact mic CM-200 for noise

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Korg contact mic CM-200 for noise

Post by Bataserpa » Tue Mar 14, 2017 7:06 pm

Is there any opinions about the use of a korg contact mic CM-200 attached to a piece of junk metal for amplification?

I wonder about the frequency response because the shape of the mic Is not a piezo disk but a clip.

Any options or experiences with it will be apreciated


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Post by EarlJemmings » Wed Mar 15, 2017 7:29 am

could be cool, only way to know for sure is to try it out

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Post by MindMachine » Sat Mar 18, 2017 10:16 pm

Because of the clip it kills any sustain and thus the 'metallic' sound. I just tried it on a round piece of stainless mounted on a cymbal stand into a small Fender amp. Good percussive SPK type of sound, but no sizzle or sustain. I think you might be better off with a tape mounted contact microphone.

The Korg is super useful for a lot of things though. They are pretty low priced and worth having around.

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