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What is microphone and types of microphone?
Last Updated: 5th March, 2020
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Similarly, it is asked, what are the different types of microphone?
In this article I'll go through all the 4 most commonanduseful microphone types and what they do best.
- Dynamic Microphones. Dynamic Mics are the workhorses ofthemicrophone world.
- Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphones.
- Small Diaphragm Condenser Microphones.
- Ribbon Microphones.
Additionally, what is a microphone capsule? A microphone is a very unique audio tool inthatit is a mix of mechanical and electrical components. Whethertheyare low cost Chinese mics or moderately expensive US orEuropeanbrands, the same basic capsule design can be foundbehindthe grille under hundreds of brand names.
One may also ask, what are the three types of microphones?
There are a few great overall mics to have but there'sareason for the wide array – depends on the job.
- First a word on patterns. There are 4 main types ofmicrophones:cardioid, super cardioid, omni and figure 8.
- Dynamic mics.
- Condenser mics.
- Ribbon mics.
What are the uses of microphone?
Microphones are used in manyapplicationssuch as telephones, hearing aids, public addresssystems forconcert halls and public events, motion pictureproduction, liveand recorded audio engineering, sound recording,two-way radios,megaphones, radio and television broadcasting, andin computers forrecording voice,