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= karaoke

A microphone is a device used to electronically capture sounds. The captured sound, most commonly the human voice, can be stored, projected through an amplifier, and/or transmitted to someone far away. An essential piece of equipment for musical performers, including those that partake in karaoke. Karaoke is a form of entertainment where armatures sing along with recorded music. A very popular form of entertainment in Japan.

Emoji History The emoji code/ image log of changes.

  1. This emoji was part of the proprietary / non-standardized emoji set first introduced by Japanese carriers like Softbank. These emojis became part of the Apple iPhone starting in iOS 2.2 as an unlockable feature on handsets sold in English speaking countries.
  2. In iOS 5 / OSX 10.7, the underlying code that the Apple OS generates for this emoji was changed.

Emoji General Information

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ASCII Conversion
"Short Code" Name :microphone:
Keywords Microphone, Mic, Audio, Sound, Voice, Karaoke

Unicode Category Information

Unicode Category Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs
Unicode Range 1F300–1F5FF
Unicode Subcategory Entertainment Symbols

Editorial Comment

A black metal microphone with musical notes around it.

Proposed Unicode Information & Notes

Unicode Category Activities/work/entertainment
Unicode Subcategory Entertainment Symbols
Names & Annotations MICROPHONE = karaoke
Symbol Information U+1F3A4 proposed
Proposal Identifier e-800

Character Mapping/Crosswalk Notes

DoCoMo  #57 'Karaoke' カラオケ 「karaoke」 U+E676 SJIS-F8D7 JIS-765E
KDDI  #289 マイク 「maiku」 U+E503 SJIS-F6DC JIS-765E
Softbank  #251 #old60 カラオケ(マイク) 「karaoke(maiku)」 U+E03C SJIS-F97C

Emoji Character Encoding Data

Emoji Code Version iOS 4 Code
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS)
Decimal HTML Entity 
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 
Hex Code Point(s) e03c
Formal Unicode Notation U+E03C
Decimal Code Point(s) 57404
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xEE 0x80 0xBC
UTF-8 Hex Bytes EE 80 BC
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 356 200 274
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xE03C
UTF-16 Hex e03c
UTF-16 Dec 57404
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0000E03C
UTF-32 Hex E03C
UTF-32 Dec 57404
Python Src u"\uE03C"
PHP Src "\xee\x80\xbc"
C/C++/Java Src "\uE03C"
Emoji Code Version iOS 5 - Current
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) 🎤
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) 🎤
Decimal HTML Entity 🎤
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 🎤
Hex Code Point(s) 1f3a4
Formal Unicode Notation U+1F3A4
Decimal Code Point(s) 127908
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xF0 0x9F 0x8E 0xA4
UTF-8 Hex Bytes F0 9F 8E A4
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 360 237 216 244
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xD83C 0xDFA4
UTF-16 Hex d83cdfa4
UTF-16 Dec 55356 57252
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0001F3A4
UTF-32 Hex 01F3A4
UTF-32 Dec 127908
Python Src u"\U0001F3A4"
PHP Src "\xf0\x9f\x8e\xa4"
C/C++/Java Src "\uD83C\uDFA4"

Emoji Character Encoding Data (equivalent or similiar)

Emoji EncodingDoCoMoKDDIGoogle
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)󾠀
UTF-8 Character Count111
Character(s) In Input
Decimal HTML Entity󾠀
Hexadecimal HTML Entity󾠀
Hex Code Point(s)e676e503fe800
Formal Unicode NotationU+E676U+E503U+FE800
Decimal Code Point(s)58998586271042432
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax)0xEE 0x99 0xB60xEE 0x94 0x830xF3 0xBE 0xA0 0x80
UTF-8 Hex BytesEE 99 B6EE 94 83F3 BE A0 80
UTF-8 Octal Bytes356 231 266356 224 203363 276 240 200
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax)0xE6760xE5030xDBBA 0xDC00
UTF-16 Hexe676e503dbbadc00
UTF-16 Dec589985862756250 56320
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax)0x0000E6760x0000E5030x000FE800
UTF-32 HexE676E5030FE800
UTF-32 Dec58998586271042432
Python Srcu"\uE676"u"\uE503"u"\U000FE800"
PHP Src"\xee\x99\xb6""\xee\x94\x83""\xf3\xbe\xa0\x80"
C/C++/Java Src"\uE676""\uE503""\uDBBA\uDC00"
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