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Contact microphones Ischell are recognized for their fidelity to the acoustics of the instrument, they respect the nuances of the musician with precision, the acoustic isolation and the resistance to the feedback are comparable to a pickup and allow strong front/return levels, you can easily use in an amp, apply effects to them etc. The model X48C is appreciated by harpists for its removable internal installation, its XLR outputs, its operation on phantom power and with the 9 volt battery option the possibility of transforming the XLR output into Jack with an adapter cable, installation without intervention on the instrument. The other versions often chosen are the models C2BHP et C3BHP, simple removable systems with XLR output and phantom power operation… Only one microphone is needed to reproduce the full spectrum of the harp, but put in two to create a stereo and you will get 10% immediate discount in your basket with the code Stereo10

The model inside J48C when to him settles in the harp with drilling for the jack, a volume button option, a model appreciated for its practicality once installed.

To learn more, for even more naturalness and respect for acoustics, you can choose to associate an aerial microphone with the contact microphone to adapt to all situations. The models 2X48AC ou 2X48 + ACPJ for example, combine these two types of microphones on the same system.

These systems are suitable Classical, Celtic, Colombian, Paraguayan harps etc.

Choose your system based on:


Your terms of use

  • For high levels on stage> a contact microphone.
  • For acoustic stages> one or two aerial microphones.
  • To adapt to all situations> both types of microphones

The type of output

  • Jack
  • XLR
  • Both

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  • If you want more details on the use
  • On installing our systems on your instrument.

Power mode

  • Electric battery
  • Phantom power
  • Both

Installation mode

  • Removable> the Jack is fixed with double-sided, scratch or putty to fix according to the instrument
  • Fixed> drilling is required for Jack

  • X48C

    4.85 on 5

    C2 or C3 contact microphone, removable installation, 65 cm microphone cable, operates on phantom power, high levels on stage...

    259,00 - 319,00
  • 2X48AC

    5.00 on 5

    Contact + aerial microphones, removable installation of the microphone kit, independent outputs on XLR, works on 9 / 48v phantom power, all conditions ...

    449,00
  • X-Jack

    4.94 on 5

    Contact microphone C1 or C2, removable installation, output on Jack and simultaneous XLR possible, works with phantom power or 9v battery automatically, high levels on stage ...

    299,00 - 329,00
  • inside J48C

    4.98 on 5

    Contact microphone C1, C2 or C3, fixed installation (drilling required), Unbalanced Jack out, works on 9 volt battery, option of volume button or wheel, high levels on stage…

    259,00 - 368,00

The micro A1 is generally used in addition to a contact microphone on a harp. It is a very small microphone with a design studied to be placed as close as possible to the sound source, to have more gain, less feedback and limit the capture of ambient noise. It faithfully and very naturally reproduces the sound of your instrument with precision. In combination with a contact microphone, it brings fidelity, air, precision in the treble. It is placed outside, on the soundboard in the second top third, directed towards the string plane. The sound of this microphone is generally reserved for the room. No need for a microphone stand, you can move around without the soundhange!

Choose your model below

The model J48A below is the best-selling of this category. Removable, this system works on 9v battery for approximately 500 hours of use.

  • J48A

    5.00 on 5

    Overhead Microphone, Removable Installation, Unbalanced Jack out, works on 9 volt battery, acoustic scenes…

    299,00 - 348,00

The model inside J48A is the installed version of J48A described above. Drilling is therefore required. The same possibilities with the addition of the volume potentiometer option

  • inside J48A

    0 on 5

    Aerial microphone, fixed installation (drilling required), Unbalanced Jack out, runs on 9v battery, suitable for acoustic stages…

    289,00 - 338,00

The contact microphone Ischell is a new type of microphone, it performs very well on the harp with a natural sound and faithful to the instrument, it respects the nuances of the musician with precision, the sound insulation and the feedback resistance are comparable to a pickup and allow high levels on stage and in the hall. You can easily use it in an amp, apply effects to it, and make clean loops. The model X48C is the best-selling, removable, it can remain permanently installed in the instrument, XLR output and 9v battery option to be able to go out in Jack with an adapter cable. The mic is installed near the string plane inside, so it is invisible and protected. The models C2BHP et C3BHP of the category I-Essentials are also well suited for use on phantom power, with XLR output… Put two together to create a stereo and get an immediate 10% discount in your basket with the code Stereo10

Another popular model for the harp with an internally fixed installation, is the model inside J48C with its operation on 9 volts battery and its volume button option. Drilling is therefore required for the Jack.

Choose your system below

The model X48C described above is a removable system that fits inside the instrument, the microphone on the soundboard inside and the system near a gill with Velcro tape.

  • X48C

    4.85 on 5

    C2 or C3 contact microphone, removable installation, 65 cm microphone cable, operates on phantom power, high levels on stage...

    259,00 - 319,00

The model inside J48C is the version installed, so drilling is required. Has a volume button option. Works on 9v battery, output Jack useful to go to effects pedals for example.

  • inside J48C

    4.98 on 5

    Contact microphone C1, C2 or C3, fixed installation (drilling required), Unbalanced Jack out, works on 9 volt battery, option of volume button or wheel, high levels on stage…

    259,00 - 368,00

The models C2BHP et C3BHP, simple removable models. XLR output and phantom power operation…

  • C2BHP

    4.33 on 5

    Detachable C2 contact microphone 40/16000Hz with 3-position High-Pass, for various instruments, works on phantom power, 220cm cable length, 55cm option + XLR attachment on the instrument…

    189,00 - 209,00

  • C3BHP

    5.00 on 5

    Detachable 3/20Hz C20000 contact microphone with 3-position High-Pass for various instruments, works on phantom power, 220cm cable length, 55cm option + XLR attachment…

    239,00 - 259,00

The combination of the two types of microphones is complementary and makes it possible to optimize the sound in all situations by combining power and respect for acoustics. The contact microphone can be placed inside or outside, the aerial microphone is fixed outside on the soundboard.

The contact microphone gives you power on stage and in the hall, great precision in bass and midrange, dynamics. The aerial microphone brings you the instrument's proximity reverberations, playing details, tune, and treble finesse. For situations that require high levels on stage as indoors with a search for an acoustic sound faithful to the instrument.

Choose your system below

The model 2X48AC is a removable model that can be installed inside the instrument. The contact microphone can be permanently placed inside near the strings. The aerial microphone is retracted inside and placed outside when in use. The system is fixed with a Velcro adhesive near a hearing to have easy access to the connectors while being invisible.

  • 2X48AC

    5.00 on 5

    Contact + aerial microphones, removable installation of the microphone kit, independent outputs on XLR, works on 9 / 48v phantom power, all conditions ...

    449,00

The model 2X48 + ACPJ also allows you to control the volume, output XLR or Jack, to operate on phantom power or 9v battery ...

  • 2X48 + ACPJ

    5.00 on 5

    Contact + aerial microphones, removable installation of the microphone kit, independent outputs on XLR + Jack, works on 9 / 48v phantom power or 9v battery, all conditions ... For many instruments ...

    599,00 - 648,00

A version with two systems installed is possible with a inside J48C plus one inside J48A, with 9v battery option and volume buttons

  • inside J48C

    4.98 on 5

    Contact microphone C1, C2 or C3, fixed installation (drilling required), Unbalanced Jack out, works on 9 volt battery, option of volume button or wheel, high levels on stage…

    259,00 - 368,00
  • inside J48A

    0 on 5

    Aerial microphone, fixed installation (drilling required), Unbalanced Jack out, runs on 9v battery, suitable for acoustic stages…

    289,00 - 338,00
  • X48C

    4.85 on 5

    C2 or C3 contact microphone, removable installation, 65 cm microphone cable, operates on phantom power, high levels on stage...

    259,00 - 319,00

N ° 1: The model X48C is the best-selling in this category, removable version, particularly appreciated for its XLR output and with the 9v battery option, the possibility of going out in Jack with an adapter cable.

  • C2 or C3 contact microphones
  • Exceptional sound quality for a contact microphone
  • Limit of grip to feedback largely pushed back
  • Capture of surrounding sounds almost nonexistent.
  • The ability to use effects and make clean loops
  • XLR and XLR output or Jack with the 9v battery option.
  • Battery life of 500 hours.
  • The installation is removable, without drilling or intervention on the instrument.
  • The system can remain permanently installed indoors

N ° 2: The model inside J48C is also very popular for harps. Fixed version, it has a volume button option and comes out Jack...

  • inside J48C

    4.98 on 5

    Contact microphone C1, C2 or C3, fixed installation (drilling required), Unbalanced Jack out, works on 9 volt battery, option of volume button or wheel, high levels on stage…

    259,00 - 368,00

N ° 3: The model 2X48AC with its combination of the two types of microphones, it is possible to optimize the sound in all situations by combining power and respect for acoustics. The contact microphone gives you power on stage and in the hall, great precision in bass and midrange, dynamics, the aerial microphone brings you the proximity reverberations of the instrument, the playing details, the tune, the finesse of the treble ...

  • 2X48AC

    5.00 on 5

    Contact + aerial microphones, removable installation of the microphone kit, independent outputs on XLR, works on 9 / 48v phantom power, all conditions ...

    449,00

Artists

Commentary and videos by Jakez François President of Harpes CAMAC

“The sound result is magnificent, both from the point of view of the fidelity of the timbre and the restitution of the dynamics. We remain speechless while listening to the quality of the grain of sound and the equality of the capture, and this over the entire range of the harp.
I warmly recommend the system Ischell with two sensors: it represents THE solution for amplifying pedal harps or Celtic harps. ” Jakez François - President of Harpes Camac

Commentary and videos by François Pernel on the SALVI Donegal harp

”I was able to use the system 2X48+ ACPJ on stage and in the studio. On stage the sensor provides exceptional acoustic sound fidelity, which can be sent to the feedback circuit at high level without feedback problem. The advantages of a sensor, with the sound quality of a condenser microphone. The restitution of the midrange and bass is impressive: velvety, warmth, while retaining astonishing precision, a “flavor” that we quickly get a taste for… ”François Pernel

Video of François Pernel in concert

To learn more about the different models and how to install them on your instrument, see the

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