Silver Bullet Harmonica Microphones Silverfish Bullets are small artisan-quality handmade harmonica microphones. The microphones are rich in tone and high in performance with many of the features that a harmonica player requires. Perfect for practice or gigging the mics have been developed specifically for harmonica and their heavy duty compact design and reliability stands up to the rigor of touring!
There are three ranges of Silver Bullet microphones:
All are specifically for amplified harmonica playing and suit blues and chromatic harp. The dynamic medium-Z can also be used for vocals. Microphones are supplied in a variety of styles that provide you with a choice of customised look and as either a bullet mic with adjustable gain or as a very small bullet microphone with no volume control. Microphones are therefore available in three sizes:
Mini – very small bullet mic with no gain
Midi – small bullet mic with no gain | fits mic-stand/slightly more to hold [than the Mini] when performing
Standard – bullet with volume control |fits mic-stand
Silver Bullet – “midi” without volume control
Microphones are available in a range of custom styles or just go for the lovely hard-wood finish.
Full bodied tone with harmonic overtones
Great feedback rejection
Robust construction for rigor of touring
Choice of dynamic or ceramic element
Choice of gain or no gain bullets
Choice of size (mini, midi or standard bullet)
Steel mesh grille with choice of fascia
Two-stage mesh & foam to reduce breath noise
Shock-mount design reduces handling noise
Rubber sleeve to improve hand-seal
Quality electronic components and connector
One year guarantee
The dynamic and ceramic range are both truly awesome harmonica mics with technology and craftsmanship that delivers a compact design and are both very technique sensitive with top-of-the range features.
Silver Bullet – “mini” without volume control
Check out a comparison of some of these handmade harmonica microphones by Tomlin Leckie in his independent review: gear review.