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Placid Audio's Mark Pirro Introduces his Copperphone

by Brian Maschino | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Since Mark Pirro hand-assembled his first mic in 2001, Placid Audio’s unique microphones have used components from vintage communications equipment paired with a mechanical filtering device to generate a limited bandwidth frequency response that, to the listener, sounds similar to an AM radio broadcast and calls to mind nostalgic lo-fi sounds from the early days of broadcast history and recording technology.

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