Bob is a man who is truly passionate about his craft – building high-quality, low-cost, great-sounding dynamic microphones with a bit of fun thrown in. He is an inspirational character who’s life is a fine example of how following your insincts and dreams, and doing the hard slog too, is a recipe for success in this, or any other, business.
“Learn about phasing” is the best advice Bob can give.
Bob gives us a dramatic demonstration of what happens when two mics are out of phase.
Bob shares the history of one of the most iconic pieces of kit – the Heil Talk Box - originally developed as a Christmas present for Peter Frampton.
Bob Heil tells us why he only makes dynamic mics, how the stage is his lab, and why it's OK to have fun with design.