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Microphone Polar Patterns

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The polar pattern of a microphone is the sensitivity to sound relative to the direction or angle from which the sound┬áis captured / recorded from. There are four main types of polar pattern:   Cardioid = Picks up most of …

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Microphone – Types

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When selecting microphones to use for a live performance or in your home studio, you’ll come across four different types:┬áRibbon, Boundary, Dynamic and Condenser / Capacitor. Let’s look at these microphone types, and what their advantages and disadvantages are.   …