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How to make low-tech microphone sound effects?

Things Tubes, straws, pipes and hoses Cups Put things in mouth (e.q. water or sweets... don't choke!) Pillows Balloons (scream all you can while pressing a balloon to the mouth) Combs and paper, ...
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What would be the best "egg-carton" acoustic treatment method?

You need to ABSORB sound partly to reduce, and partly to keep it from bouncing around (which is why it sounds like a bathroom). So THICKER things like heavy curtains or moving blankets (or quilts) or ...
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How to make low-tech microphone sound effects?

Once upon a time I found and brought home some lengths of plastic tubing (intended for plumbing, I imagine). They were very long - up to 3 metres - with about a 1-inch diameter. When you sang directly ...
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Could a 3.5mm to usb adapter stand as a subtitute for external power for a condenser mic?

It depends on the power expectations and circuit design of the microphone. Some phone lavalier mics use a LR44 battery. Maybe yours does, too. The LR44 battery, for example, has a nominal voltage of 1....
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What to look for in a microphone/studio

These are really broad questions. In terms of a mic. At $50 your in the Chinese unbranded territory type of microphone and most (I would imagine) couldn't give you an opinion on one that would be ...
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What would be the best "egg-carton" acoustic treatment method?

I covered my dorm room with egg cartons when I was in school. We used contact cement or a tough rubber cement (I think it was called "Goo") to stick them to the walls and ceiling. I agree with the ...
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What would be the best "egg-carton" acoustic treatment method?

Egg cartons won't do much of anything. There's a lot of research on this on sound engineering forums. Get yourself some acoustic panels instead.
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