Austin Ribbon Microphone

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The “Austin” is a DIY, figure-eight ribbon microphone.┬áRickshaw Records offers instructions and four types of kits via their website, including a blumlein stereo microphone.

Notable Features:

  • Kits contain all USA-sourced parts
  • Option for Edcor, Cinemag, or Lundahl transformers
  • Estimated assembly time 2-3 hours


  • $9.95 for instructions, bill of materials, and video tutorial
  • $199 for Model 1 complete kit with Edcor transformer
  • $275 for Model 2 with Cinemag transformer
  • $299 for Model 3 with Lundahl transformer
  • $429 for Blumlein Stereo mic with Cinemag transformers

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