RE: [nfc-l] NFC Report Week of 10/1 through 10/7/2016

2016-10-24 Thread John Kearney
Thanks for sharing this Jerald. I’ve had the worse week ever for microphone damage. We were hit with the remnants of Hurricane Matthew and then another severe storm. What kind of microphone do you make and how do you waterproof it? John Carleton, NS From:

Re: [nfc-l] NFC Report Week of 10/1 through 10/7/2016

2016-10-24 Thread Jerald
John, I built my mic using the plans on Bill Evans' site. I waterproofed it by putting plastic wrap over the top, however there is an infinitesimal hole where the audio cable comes through, and apparently water got in through that. I had never had problems before, so I figured it would be fine. I

RE: [nfc-l] NFC Report Week of 10/1 through 10/7/2016

2016-10-24 Thread John Kearney
Yes we had over 100 mm of rain and over 100 km/hr wind. A strong wind can blow water through small holes too. I found that tipping a flower pot mic slightly helps to let the water run off. From: bounce-120926452-28417...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-120926452-28417...@list.cornell.edu]