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2014/23/5 Printed circuit board (PCB), for RØDE iXY directional microphone, metal / plastic / electronic components, made by RØDE Microphones, China / Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2012. Click to enlarge.

RØDE iXY directional microphone blue circuit board

Made by RØDE Microphones in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2012.

This object represents part of the manufacturing process of the RØDE iXY directional microphone. Together with the sketches, prototypes and components it illustrates the design and manufacturing process for a small consumer electronic device.

The iXY is a high-quality stereo microphone designed for use with the Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. It incorporates pair of condenser microphones, in a stacked X-Y configuration to provide immersive, true-to-life stereo recordings. Using the ‘RØDE Rec...

Summary

Object No.

2014/23/5

Object Statement

Printed circuit board (PCB), for RØDE iXY directional microphone, metal / plastic / electronic components, made by RØDE Microphones, China / Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2012

Physical Description

Blue printed circuit board (PCB), bare board without any electrical components or assembly. Showing twelve boards for use in the RØDE (RODE) iXY directional microphone.

6L FR4 1.6mm Blue ROHS HASL

6 layer
Base material FR4 glass reinforced epoxy laminate
Board thickness 1.6mm
Lead free HASL surface finish
Meets ROHS requirements

Marks

No marks

Dimensions

Height

165 mm

Width

250 mm

Depth

2 mm

Production

Notes

Made in China. The surface mounting of electronic components would have been done by RØDE in Sydney.

History

Notes

Donated to illustrate part of the process of manufacture of the RODE iXY microphone.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of RØDE Microphones, 2014

Acquisition Date

24 February 2014

Cite this Object

Harvard

RØDE iXY directional microphone blue circuit board 2017, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 August 2019, <https://ma.as/484336>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/484336 |title=RØDE iXY directional microphone blue circuit board |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=20 August 2019 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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