Secret Lab Inventors Series: James West: Desktop Stereo Microphone

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Event Details

Date/Time
Date(s) - 02/07/2020
6:00pm-8:00pm
Cost: Free

NOTE THIS EVENT HAS ALREADY OCCURRED

Location
Downtown Branch of AADL
Region: Downtown
343 South Fifth Avenue, Ann Arbor


Event Description

AADL is kicking off their new inventors series in the Secret Lab and celebrating Black History Month at the same time! In 1961, while working at Bell Laboratories, James West and Gerhard Sessler invented the electret foil microphone. The electret microphone has been used widely in devices such as telephones, lavalier mics, and more.

At this workshop, you’ll discuss the electret microphone and then make an awesome desktop stereo microphone. This project will take the entire time to complete.

This event is part of AADL’s Black History Month series.

For Teens & Adults. Held in Secret Lab

Contact Information
  • Event Website: https://aadl.org/node/401079
  • Organizer: Ann Arbor District Library
  • Organizer Phone: Not Provided
  • Organizer Email: Not Provided
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