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A microphone, know as mic is an acoustic-to-electric transducer or sensor that converts sound in air into an electrical signal. It's an input device.
Microphones are used in many applications such as telephones, hearing aids, public address systems for concert halls and public events, motion picture production, live and recorded audio engineering, two-way radios, megaphones, radio and television broadcasting, and in computers for recording voice, speech recognition, VoIP, and for non-acoustic purposes such as ultrasonic checking or knock sensors.
Cardioid microphone - commonest microphone
Fiber optic microphone
Types of microphones
Lvalier microphone - hands-free operation
Wreless microphone - transmits the audio as a radio or optical signal rather than via a cable.
Stereo microphone - often used for broadcast applications or field recording
used in aircraft cockpits where they are normally installed as boom microphones on headsets
used in live event support on loud concert stages
Application for specific microphones
How many types of microphones are present?
What type of microphone windscreens are there?
Types of microphone windscreens
Mention one of the applications of the microphone.
*microphone windscreen is sometimes called a wind gag, or dead cat or yeti and most commonly microphone covers.*
Pop filters - used in controlled studio environments
Blimps - used to surround microphones for outdoor location audio, such as nature recording, electronic news gathering, and for film and video shoots
This video describes what basically is a microphone and its types.
Muhammad Ahmad Sohail
Publish on 15th February 2015 Category: All 18