(Warning:Keith is not a real expert, he's just the guy with the website and too much time on his hands, so don't take anything he says as gospel.)

> George wrote:
>What is the difference between a CAD HM 50 VC and a JT 30 ?

>Thanks George


CAD is a sister division of Astatic. Astatic makes the CB and Ham type mics
and CAD makes commercial mics. They have the same products with a different
sales force. They CAD HM50 and the JT-30 and the Hohner Blues Blaster are
all made in the same room. They put different labels on them.

The CAD has a gold tone grill.

VC means it has a Volume Control. These mics are not sold without the volume
control anymore.




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The JT30 Page Popular links

I began collecting data about the microphones used by blue harp players before there was an internet. I began organizing it into JT30.com in the late 1990s. I accumulated more stuff than I remember. This is some of it.

Street Theory

A Harp Player’s Guide to Music Theory

Learning Harp

Picking Up Blues Harp

A guide to learning to play Blues Harp

Microphone Information

Usenet Articles

Harp Amps

I've been collecting Harp Amps for a while. This is the old Harpamps.com website. There is lots of information here. Here a coupld of links.

Harp Tab

A collection of songs and riffs that I’ve worked out over the years, plus some libraries of stuff I’ve converted to tablature. I’ve included most of the notes and instructions that helped me when I was learning to play blues harmonica.

Basic Riffs Simple harp tabs for songs Blues riffs and phrases.

Harp-L Archives 1992 to 2002


Harp Frequently Asked Questions