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Western Electric 633A
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Western Electric 633A
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Here is a 633A in real life:

A Western Electric 633A

Hear the sound of this mic voiced by Ellis Dawson.

Dennis Schrank writes:
This is the famous 633A “salt shaker” mic first produced by Western Electric and later by Altec. It is a rugged, low-impedance dynamic mic that can be mounted vertically for non-directional pickup or horizontally for directional pickup. It was popular with radio stations for many years. They are difficult to find complete and in good condition. This one is in excellent condition with only minor scratches on the finish. It also includes a brand-new cable, the hard-to-find swivel mount, and split ring 58"-24 to 58"-27 adapter needed to mount it to a modern stand.

Photo courtesy of Dennis Schrank

Photo courtesy of Dennis Schrank

Photo courtesy of Dennis Schrank

Photo courtesy of Dennis Schrank

Photo courtesy of Dennis Schrank

Photos courtesy of Dennis Schrank

Electronics Magazine, March 1937

A Western Electric 633a at a banquet


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