BLACKMIC is our new USA Ribbon Microphone. $399.
Hand-made in San Diego, from USA parts manufactured at local machine shops and a sole-proprietor laser-engraving shop.
BLACKMIC is the Austin Model-1 Ribbon Microphone with a black matte, laser-engraved, powder-coated microphone body and a dual-layer brass grille. NOS 1970’s Switchcraft XLR connector (silver contacts), neodymium magnets, figure-8 passive ribbon polar pattern, and 3D printed elastic shockmount. Free shipping to any USA Address or APO/FPO/DPO military location.
Your order directly supports 3 small businesses, the US economy, and families.
Limited quantities. Designed and priced for artists, small studios, and engineers.
Individually hand-made to order, by designer Rick Wilkinson.
(Current lead time as of January, 2023: 2-3 weeks.)
Demos made with an Austin Blackmic: