R. Morse & Co.
The Button Box stocks accordion and concertina microphones from Microvox, a small company in the United Kingdom specializing in mic systems for acoustic instruments. We also carry Microvox microphones for other instruments, including violin, viola, flute, whistle, bodhran, guitar, mandolin, bouzouki, brasses, and banjo. Microvox provides a three-year warranty on their products.
Microvox microphones use electret condenser mic elements. All are studio quality or better. Accordion and concertina microphones attach to the instrument with strips of Velcro, making installation simple and reversible, allowing for easy transfer of mics from one instrument to another, and providing some insulation from mechanical noise. See the Microvox FAQ for more information.
The accordion treble microphone is a long bar with 3 or 4 microphone elements. Many players choose to mic the bass side of the accordion as well. Microvox makes two series for accordions: the M420/M410/M405 series, which requires a power supply unit; and the M305/M310 series, which is powered by an AA battery.
These units have their own built-in power supply and require only a AA battery. The treble bar has three mic elements and the output is a ¼" jack.
These microphones all require a power supply unit (not included, see below for options).
The Microvox microphone system for concertinas consists of two M400 microphones and a power supply unit. The microphones are attached to the concertina with small Velcro strips.
All microphones except for the M305 and M310 require an external power supply unit (PSU). For more information about power supplies, see the Microvox FAQ.
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A video message from Doug Creighton, store owner, regarding our sales and services during the current Covid-19 state of emergency.
I’m Doug Creighton, owner of The Button Box in Sunderland, Massachusetts. I wanted to provide you with an update on what you can expect from the Button Box in the coming weeks, during this unprecedented and strange time we’re all experiencing.
As in many other states, the governor of Massachusetts has currently closed all non-essential businesses to walk-in customers and staff, and encouraged continued online business. Because our staff is not able to be at the store, our capability has been limited.
However, I’ve been working on setting up at home, and I’m happy to announce that we now have increased capability for you to do business with us online.
We look forward to returning to full capability back in Sunderland at some future date. In the meantime, we appreciate your continued business, and send our good wishes to you and yours. Please stay safe and healthy, and play lots of music!
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